How Pele Forced A Ceasefire During Nigeria-Biafra War

Pelé, the world king of soccer who died Thursday after a protracted illness and several death rumours, once forced a ceasefire during the Nigeria civil war between 1967 and 1970. The legend whose…

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Lawani Asani Oluwo Alias Omo Pupa Ni Mushin, A Die-Hard Awoist And Beginning Of Road Transport Workers

HIGH CHIEF LAWANI ASANI OLUWO (OMOPUPA NI MUSHIN) 1890-1977. THE GREAT ACTION GROUP (AG-EGBE OLOPE) LEADER OF MUSHIN. Mushin, Idi-oro, Isolo, Oshodi, Agege, Shomolu, Bariga, Oworoshoki, Georgey, Obanikoro, Pedro, Ikotun, Igando, Igbesa, Atan-otta,…

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KANO EMIRATE: Story Of The Battle Of Kwatarkwashi

The Battle of Kwatarkwashi was a decisive battle between the British administered Protectorate of Northern Nigeria and forces of the Sokoto Caliphate’s Kano Emirate. The defeat of the Kano cavalry in the battle…

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The Battle Of Kano: How The British Took Over Kano In 1903

The Battle of Kano was an important battle in 1903 between the British Empire and the Sokoto Caliphate’s Kano Emirate in what is now Northern Nigeria. In 1899, Lord Lugard had proclaimed a…

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Story Of The Battle Of Imagbon: The British-Ijebu War Of 1892

In 1891, the Ijebu people, dwelling between 50 and 60 miles north-east of Lagos on the Magbon river, set a blockade and charged customs dues on the trade route to Lagos which as…

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Lisabi Agbongbo Akala: The Hero Of The Egba People (Abeokuta)

  Lisabi Agbongbo Akala is the traditional hero of the Egba people, who are the native occupiers of Abeokuta, a Yoruba town some 77 kilometers from Lagos. Lisabi was a giant man who…

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The Story Of IBA OLUYOLE: The Quintessential Military Tactician Of The Early 19th Century

Ibadan, the capital city of Oyo State back in the days, is known to be a camp of notable war soldiers mostly from Egba, Ife, Oyo, and some other parts of Yorubaland. One…

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How Oba Samuel Adeniran Atewogboye II Was Sentenced To Death For Killing A Baby For Ritual In 1949

FIRST OBA (KING) TO FACE PUBLIC EXECUTION 1949 On a Monday morning that started out like every other day, the 10th of January, 1949, something unbelievably nasty was to occur. An event so…

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Story Of A Warrior Name ARO In ILARO Town, Ogun State

Ilaro town was founded in the 18th century by Aro who migrated from Oyo town to settle down in Igbo Aje, a little hill situated at the centre of the town from where…

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FLASH: How Gen. Sani Abacha Died

We were all told that Abacha died after eating Apple from a woman while growing up !! That’s not true according to Al-Mustapha Former Chief Security Officer (CSO) to the late Head of…

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