Indirect Rule was a system of governance that was predominantly used by Britain to govern pre-existing power structures ...

Onitsha became part of the British protectorate in 1884 which made the British colonial government and Christian missionaries ...

Abeokuta, the story of the home of the Egba people, started with their liberation from the rulership of ...

In January 1967, representatives from the Federal Government of Nigeria and the Eastern Region met in Ghana to ...

In 1912, Lord Frederick Lugard was appointed Governor-General of both Northern and Southern Nigeria with the mandate to ...

As military Head of State, General Ibrahim Babangida inherited two nicknames from the Nigerian press: Evil Genius and ...

The National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) recorded three thousand, two hundred and three (3,203) oil ...

While Bola Ige was shot and killed in Ibadan, Funsho Williams was stabbed and strangled to death at ...

Joseph Gomwalk was only 41 years old when he was executed on May 15, 1976, in Lagos, the ...

The April 22, 1990, Gideon Orkar coup led to the speedy movement of the federal capital from Lagos ...

Although Calabar was the capital of this new Protectorate of Southern Nigeria, most of the colonial, diplomatic activities ...

Hadiza Oboh was the first and only female pilot of the defunct Nigeria Airways in the 1990s. She ...

Dele Giwa kept moaning the refrain, “They have got me.” Who he referred to as “they” still remains ...

Ahebi Ugbabe has been described succinctly by Nwando Achebe in her book, The Female King of Colonial Nigeria: ...

The full story of how the political rivalry between Ladoke Akintola and Obafemi Awolowo led to Nigeria's First ...

July 29 remains a significant day in Nigeria’s history as the three men who changed the fate of ...

Umaru Dikko fled to London through the Republic of Benin...to Togo and took a flight to London from ...

In 1994, at the inauguration of Nelson Mandela in South Africa, MKO Abiola sat on the seat reserved ...

With the fears that the power vacuum would lead to anarchy and a possible military takeover...they reached a ...

In 1995, after the execution of Ken Saro-Wiwa, Time magazine named Abacha “Thug of the Year.” In 2004, ...

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