Tuesday, January 21, 2020
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22 Interesting Facts you did not know about Abeokuta

Abeokuta was a sovereign nation for 20 years and 11 months before the British amalgamated her with the rest of Nigeria....
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Israel Oludotun Ransome-Kuti: Teacher, Nation-Builder, Clergyman

The Reverend Israel Oludotun Ransome-Kuti, a bastion of excellent character and success, was born to an Egba family in Abeokuta on April...
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Ken Saro-Wiwa: Writer, Environmental Activist, Martyr

Kenule Beeson ''Ken'' Saro-Wiwa (October 10, 1941 — November 10, 1995) was a member of the Ogoni people, an ethnic minority in...
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Samuel Ladoke Akintola: Orator, Warlord, Legend

Samuel Ladoke Akintola or "S.L.A." (July 6, 1910 – January 15, 1966) was a Nigerian politician, lawyer, aristocrat, and orator...
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Emeka Ojukwu: The Man Who Saw Tomorrow

Have you ever seen a child born with a silver spoon with unlimited access to his father’s wealth, yet choose to...
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Festus Okotie-Eboh: Nigeria’s most flamboyant Politician

Festus Samuel Okotie-Eboh is unarguably the most flamboyant Nigerian politician of all time. As Federal Minister of Labour and Welfare and...
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MKO Abiola: The President who never ruled

Moshood Kashimawo Olawale, MKO Abiola was a wealthy man. He was richer than a country. He was influential and powerful. Abiola...
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Sir Ahmadu Bello: Warlord, Statesman, Politician

Sir AHMADU BELLO (June 12, 1909 – January 15, 1966) is still venerated by millions of Nigerians, especially his kinsmen –...
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Dorothy Nkem Akunyili: The Adorable “Dora”

There is no doubt that Professor Dora Akunyili was a woman most to be adored, and rightly so because of her...
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50 Interesting Facts you did not know about Ahmadu Bello

Sir Ahmadu Bello is still venerated by millions of Nigerians, especially Northerners. The largest university in West Africa (the second-largest in...
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Samuel Adegboyega: Pioneer of Apostolic Pentecostalism in Nigeria

Samuel Gbadebo Adegboyega was born on the first day of April in 1896 at Adeyori Village into aristocracy in a royal...
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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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Bashorun Gaa: The “Wicked Prime Minister” of the Old Oyo Empire

The Oyo Empire was a monarchial one and ruled by an Alaafin (King), (Alaafin means 'owner of the palace' in the...
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Alvan Ikoku: 10 Interesting Facts about the Man on the 10 Naira note

His face graciously adorns the 10 naira note but only few Nigerians know who Alvan Ikoku was. Let us take a...

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