Chinua Achebe twice declined the Nigerian award of Commander of the Federal Republic (CFR) in 2004 and 2011. ...

Gambo Sawaba was an Amazon and an enigma in the 20th century Northern Nigeria. Right from the start, ...

Shehu Shagari was the 6th child of his father, 6th Head-of-State of Nigeria, and also had 6 federal ...

Usman dan Fodio wrote more than a hundred books on religion, administration, culture, and community. He promoted literacy ...

As of the time of his death in 1955, Alhaji Alhassan Dantata was the richest man in all ...

Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa (1912- January 15, 1966) was Nigeria's first Prime Minister. He was popularly known as ...

Major Kaduna Nzeogwu was the first Nigerian to become an officer in Military Intelligence. Born on February 26, ...

Flora Nwapa (1931–1993), was the first African woman to publish a novel in the English language in 1966. ...

Professor Kenneth Onwuka Dike was the first Nigerian Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ibadan and the roaming Ambassador ...

Professor Chinua Achebe wrote in 1983 that “Nigeria cannot be the same again because Aminu Kano once lived ...

The Margaret Ekpo International Airport is the only airport in Africa to be named after a woman... ...

As Minister of Defence, Muhammadu Ribadu presided over a rapid expansion of the Nigerian Army, Nigerian Navy, as ...

Cross River State is the leading tourism state in Nigeria. Especially the capital, Calabar. Visitors from different parts ...

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