21 Interesting Facts 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.
Top 13 Interesting Facts about Alexander the Great
In 15 years of conquest, Alexander the Great never lost a battle. His military tactics and strategies are still studied in military academies today.
50 Interesting Facts 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.
13 Interesting Facts about Adolf Hitler
Adolf Hitler committed suicide 10 days after his 56th birthday on April 30, 1945...
20 Interesting Facts about Johnson Aguiyi-Ironsi
Aguiyi-Ironsi adopted the name “Johnson” as his first name from his elder sister’s husband, Theophilus Johnson, who was a Sierra Leonean diplomat in Umuahia.
40 Interesting Facts about Ibadan
Ibadan was founded by the Yoruba people in 1750. It became a Yoruba military headquarters in 1829 and came under British rule in 1893...
26 Interesting Facts About Nigeria’s 36 States
A majority of Nigeria's 36 states got their names from rivers, urban legends, and acronym of major cities...
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...
Pablo Escobar: Top 13 Unbelievable Facts About the Notorious Drug Lord
Pablo Escobar was one of the wealthiest criminals in history. In 1987, his personal wealth was at least $3 billion.
33 Interesting Facts About Nigerian Leaders
Niger, Katsina, Kano and Ogun States are the only states to have produced two Nigerian leaders who have ruled the country.
25 Interesting Facts About Cross River State
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.
Athena: 5 Amazing Facts About the Greek Goddess of Wisdom and War
Athena also played a vital role at the beginning of the Trojan War, as she along with Hera and Aphrodite involved themselves in a feud.
Herbert Macaulay: 17 Interesting Facts About the Man on the One Naira Note &...
On December 5, 1893, Herbert Macaulay became the first Nigerian to qualify as a civil engineer and a member of the British Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE).
25 Interesting Facts About Martin Luther King Jr
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.
21 Interesting Facts About Shehu Shagari
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.
The British Royal Family: 10 Astonishing Facts You Didn’t Know
We all know of the British Royal Family and how proper their vocabulary is. But...there are some completely normal words they are not allowed to say...
10 Strange Facts about the Love Life of Ancient Egyptians
Among the ancient Egyptians, women were respected, birth control was used, and premarital sex was rampant.
6 Famous Foods that were Invented by Accident
A simple mistake, neglect, laziness, and even frustration led to the creation of some of the world's famous foods.
5 Amazing Facts About the First World War
The First World War was a universal war centred in Europe. The War to end all Wars began on July 28, 1914, and lasted until November 11, 1918.
Top 13 Interesting Facts About Thomas Sankara
Sankara renamed Burkina Faso, or "land of the upright people", and introduce progressist policies that distanced his regime from other former French colonies.