Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Real reason why Africa boycotted the 1966 FIFA World Cup

FIFA (Federation International Football Association) awarded the 1966 World Cup tournament to England. A total number of 70 nations participated in...
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Why Nigeria, others boycotted the 1976 Montreal Olympic Games

The Olympic Games offer a uniquely peaceful and mutually respectful meeting-place for the nations of the world to showcase their skills...
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Nigeria’s First Goalkeeper: Sam Henshaw Ibiam, the Black Magnet

Sam Henshaw Ibiam (April 4, 1925—December 2, 2015), popularly known as “The Black Magnet” during his playing days, was a Nigerian footballer who played...

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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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30 Interesting Facts about Nigerian Leaders

Nigerian Leaders; how much do you know about them? Who founded the Central Bank of Nigeria? Did you know that President Olusegun...
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25 Interesting Facts about Nigeria’s 36 States

If you alphabetically list the capitals against the states, including the FCT, the capital of OGUN would be MAIDUGURI, while only...
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