Wednesday, July 8, 2020
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22 Interesting Facts about Abeokuta

Abeokuta was a sovereign nation for 20 years and 11 months before the British amalgamated her with the rest of Nigeria in 1914...
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30 Interesting Facts about Nigerian Leaders

Niger, Katsina, and Ogun States are the only states to have produced two Nigerian leaders who have ruled the country.
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25 Interesting Facts about Nigeria’s 36 States

If you alphabetically list the capitals against the states, including the FCT, the capital of OGUN would be MAIDUGURI, while only...
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21 Interesting Facts you did not know about Sani Abacha

In 1995, after the execution of Ken Saro-Wiwa, Time magazine named Abacha “Thug of the Year.” In 2004, Abacha was listed as the fourth most corrupt leader in history.
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50 Interesting Facts you did not know about Ahmadu Bello

Bello once referred to Nigeria as the "mistake of 1914" but later worked for and gave his best for the new nation of Nigeria.
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40 Interesting Facts you did not know about Ibadan

The city of Ibadan was created in 1829 as a war camp for warriors coming from Oyo, Ife, and Ijebu. A...
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Alvan Ikoku: 10 Interesting Facts about the Man on the 10 Naira Note

Alvan Ikoku and his son, Samuel Goomsu Ikoku (1922–1997), were political enemies. Samuel won an election against his father at the Eastern Regional Assembly elections on March 15, 1957.
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Martin Luther King Jr: 25 Interesting Facts you did not know

In 1977, President Jimmy Carter awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom (the highest civilian award of the United States of America) to Martin Luther King.
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20 Interesting Facts you did not know about Johnson Aguiyi-Ironsi

Did you know? Aguiyi-Ironsi adopted the name “Johnson” as his first name from her elder sister’s husband, Theophilus Johnson, who was a Sierra Leonean diplomat in Umuahia.
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21 Interesting Facts you did not know about Shehu Shagari

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Shehu Shagari was the 6th child of his father, 6th Head-of-State of Nigeria and also had 6 federal government appointments before he became President.
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50 Interesting Facts about Murtala Muhammed

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Murtala Muhammed remains the youngest Nigerian Head-of-State to die in office at 37 years, 3 months and 5 days; and the only one to die before the age of 40...
25 Interesting Facts about Cross River State

25 Interesting Facts about Cross River State

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Cross River State is the leading tourism state in Nigeria. Especially the capital, Calabar. Visitors from different parts of Nigeria come to the city in large numbers all year round.
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