ADUNNI OLUWOLE: The Fearless Yoruba Woman Who Stood Against Nigeria Independence

  Adunni Oluwole was a Unitarist, and anti-independence activist. Adunni, a small, almost fragile woman, was one of Nigeria’s most colorful female leaders in the decade prior to independence. Adunni did not think…

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CULTURE: The Zulu Reed Dance (Photos, Video)

Joining the friends and relatives of thousands of young girls attired in traditional Zulu dress to watch them sing, dance and celebrate their culture, is a powerful and moving experience. This annual ceremony,…

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Story Of Professor Ambrose Ali: The Father Of Free Education For All

He is a Nigerian doctor and politician who became well known nationally during the second republic in the years 1979 to 1983. Born on 22 September 1929 at Ekpoma in Bendel state, Ambrose…

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VIDEO: The First Rap Ever Recorded In 1940

The rhyming song considered to be first rap or rapping is from Jubalaires. The Jubalaires were an American gospel group active between 1940 and 1950. Previously known as the Royal Harmony Singers in…

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Three White Cap Chiefs Of Lagos (Àrò Mẹ́ta) Symbol Of Lagos, Yorubaland

Àrò Mẹ́ta popularly called the “three wise men” is meant to welcome people coming into the city of Lagos. The Àrò Mẹ́ta,a white granite sculpture of three Lagos white-cap chiefs is not just…

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The Second Invasion Of Onitsha (Biafra Land) During Civil War

In December 1967 the Nigerian 2nd Division under Col. Murtala Mohammed along with the Nigerian 6th Battalion under. Lt. Col. Shehu Musa Yar’Adua crossed the Niger River at Idah and made their way…

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Story Of The First Invasion Of Onitsha During The Civil War (October 4 − October 12, 1967)

The First Invasion of Onitsha (October 4 − October 12, 1967) was a large military conflict between Biafran and Nigerian forces. The Nigerian 2nd Division managed to seize control of Onitsha for less…

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STORY OF THE MAN WHO SOLD WHAT IS NOW NIGERIA TO THE BRITISH FOR £865K IN 1899

This is the story of the first oil war, which was fought in the 19th century, in the area that became Nigeria. All through the 19th century, palm oil was highly sought-after by…

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Shina Rambo The Invincible: The Story Of The Most Notorious Armed Robber In Nigerian History

Shina Rambo is a former bandit who terrorised Nigeria in the 1990s. After serving jail-time for his crimes, he was converted by an evangelist and became a Christian evangelical pastor. Shina Rambo now…

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Dele Giwa: The Fearless Journalist Who Was Assassinated Using A Letter Bomb

Oladele Giwa was born in Ife, southwest Nigeria, on 16 March 1947. He spent his early years in Ife and, in 1971, he relocated to the United States to continue his education. He…

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