As the Sardauna of Sokoto, Sir Ahmadu Bello is still venerated by millions of Nigerians, especially among his ...

Obafemi Awolowo rose to become the first Premier of the Western Region of Nigeria and the leader of ...

Murtala Muhammed remains the youngest Nigerian Head-of-State to die in office and the only one to die before ...

Popularly known as "Zik" or "The Great Zik of Africa", Nnamdi Azikiwe was Nigeria’s first president at the ...

Every 31st day of July is celebrated as African Women’s Day to affirm the role of the African ...

A Luta Continua are Portuguese words that were made popular by Samora Machel, first president of Mozambique after ...

Ironsi's proclamation of Decree 34 on May 24, 1966, marked the beginning of the end for him. The ...

Mansa Musa amassed so much wealth that he has been described by historians as the richest man in ...

Before Emeka Ojukwu declared the Republic of Biafra in May 1967, Isaac Adaka Boro had declared the Niger ...

At around 3:30 p.m. on August 26, 1993, Ernest Shonekan was sworn in as Nigeria’s new Head of ...

On January 20, 1973, Amílcar Cabral was shot and killed outside his home in Conakry, where his political ...

Mobolaji Johnson was only 31 years old when he was appointed as the first military governor of Lagos ...

Lagos was the capital city of Nigeria for 77 years until the seat of government was moved to ...

According to the Africa Growth Initiative, Africa...has 7 out of the 10 countries that are considered the most ...

On December 5, 1893, Herbert Macaulay became the first Nigerian to qualify as a civil engineer and a ...

Jonathan Adagogo Green was also responsible for the now very famous photograph of Oba Ovonramwen of Benin in ...

Ore Green worked in London, before returning in 1917 to Lagos where she first worked as a Midwife ...

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

Kashim Ibrahim was the first and last indigenous civilian governor of the Northern Region of Nigeria until the ...

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

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