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MILITARY

The Ekumeku War: How the Igbos Resisted Britain for over 31 years Till 1914 when Nigeria was Formed

Aside the indirect rule system of the British, the Igbo resisted and gave them headache. Ekumeku resistance is a war over land resources the Igbo fought the British for over 31 years. The resolutions of the Berlin conference of 1884-1885, gave European nations the rights to lay claim to lands and resources in Africa.

  6 months ago ago
The Ekumeku War: How the Igbos Resisted Britain for over 31 years Till 1914 when Nigeria was Formed

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Check out Photos Of The Bridge Built For Ships And Boats In Germany.

Who'd have imagined that a water bridge will be built one day? Surprisingly, Germany's innovative minds have made this possible. The bridge is known as the Magdeburg water bridge, and it is located in Magdeburg in Central Germany. According to facts, the bridge connects the Mittelland Kamal canal on the west side and the Elbe Havel canal on the east side.

  6 months ago ago
Check out Photos Of The Bridge Built For Ships And Boats In Germany.

CULTURE

The Popular Notion That The Whites Came To Africa & Forcefully Enslaved The Africans Might Be Wrong

(The 1884/85 Berlin conference was presided over by the chancellor of Prussia, Germany, Otto Bismark. The countries present includes; Germany, Britain, Portugal, France, Italy) Right before the 1884/85 Berlin conference which marked the beginning of the colonization of the African continent, by the Western superpowers, the African continent had had contact with the western world.

  3 months ago ago
The Popular Notion That The Whites Came To Africa & Forcefully Enslaved The Africans Might Be Wrong

CULTURE

Patrice Lumumba: A Hero Without A Grave.

After the Berlin conference of 1884 to 1885, the Democratic Republic of Congo, the richest land on Earth, was given exclusively as a personal property to the Royal crown of Belgium (King Leopold the II). This exclusive right of ownership not only covered the land and the resources beneath it, but also the humans and their labor.

  3 months ago ago
Patrice Lumumba: A Hero Without A Grave.

SPORTS

Nigeria Defender, Balogun Discover Knack For Goals At 33

Like wine, 33-year-old Nigeria and Rangers defender, Leon Aderemi Balogun is not only getting better with age, but has also discovered his knack for goals in the twilight of his career. The Berlin, West Germany-born has recently been foraying upfront for both club and country and it was just a matter of time before he start being among the goals.

  3 months ago ago
Nigeria Defender, Balogun Discover Knack For Goals At 33

CULTURE

History: how the Berlin conference gave Nigeria to Britain

In order to know how the British government got the territories of Nigeria through Berlin conference then we must first try to understand what the Berlin conference was all about. This conference in Berlin was held in order to share territories in Africa among European Nations. The conference was held in the year 1885.

  6 months ago ago
History: how the Berlin conference gave Nigeria to Britain

CULTURE

How King Leopold II Mutilated The People Of Congo During His Reign (The Hidden Holocaust)

During the 1884 Berlin conference, King Leopold II was granted a portion of Africa as his personal colony which he called "Congo Free State". He ruled the State from 1885-1908. During his reign, the majority of the State's revenue was derived from the export of natural rubber (latex), which was abundant in the territory, as well as ivory, gold and diamonds.

  5 months ago ago
How King Leopold II Mutilated The People Of Congo During His Reign (The Hidden Holocaust)

CULTURE

History: how the Berlin conference of 1885 destroyed empires in Africa.

In order to understand how he Berlin conference brought the end of many empires and Kingdoms in Africa then you must understand why the Berlin conference was held. When the European powers began to discover many kingdoms in Africa that were blessed with natural resources, they all started clashing due to the fact that many of them wanted the lands for themselves and others refused.

  7 months ago ago
History: how the Berlin conference of 1885 destroyed empires in Africa.

SPORTS

Nigerian Striker, Taiwo Awoniyi Scores Again in the German Bundesliga .

Nigerian Striking sensation and Union Berlin forward , Taiwo Awoniyi ,was in fine form for his club side Union Berlin in their 2-1 home victory over Borrussia Moenhengladbach in the just concluded weekend fixtures . Just coming from a fine run of form in last weekends round of matches the Nigerian playmaker scored the second goal of the encounter to give the home team a two-goal lead and put them in a comfortable position to take all three points .

  4 months ago ago
Nigerian Striker, Taiwo Awoniyi Scores Again in the German Bundesliga .

HEALTH

NCDC Director, Chikwe Ihekweazu, appointed as the Assistant Director-General of WHO.

Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, the Director General of the Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), has been appointed as the Assistant Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO). He will be in charge of Health Emergency Intelligence. Dr. Tedros, the Director General of the World Health Organization, made the announcement on Wednesday, September 1, he said Ihekweazu’s appointment will be effective from November 1.

  4 months ago ago
NCDC Director, Chikwe Ihekweazu, appointed as the Assistant Director-General of WHO.

CULTURE

History: why the economy of the Benin kingdom began to fall in the 19th century.

The Benin kingdom is no doubt one of the most powerful independent empires to have existed in Africa. This great kingdom was so powerful that it's land mass even stretched to Togo. The Benin kingdom for years had been flourishing in terms of economic perspective. Their economy began to depreciate in the late 1880s after the Berlin conference was held.

  7 months ago ago
History: why the economy of the Benin kingdom began to fall in the 19th century.

CULTURE

Here Is The First Commercial Airline In History

In 1909, history began to change its face, as it walked right from the old days, into the new era. It started with the creation of the first airplane, then it became accessible for all, and the first passenger flight was operated in 1909 by DELAG, a German company offering sightseeing airship flights, within Germany.

  8 months ago ago
Here Is The First Commercial Airline In History

ECONOMY-FINANCE

How slave trade brought down the economy of many Nigerian empires.

When taking a look at the history of precolonial Nigeria, you would notice that there were empires and kingdoms that were very powerful due to their economic might but most of those empires fell due to slavery, am sure you are wondering how slave trade could bring down great empires such as the Benin Kingdom and the Oyo empire.

  7 months ago ago
How slave trade brought down the economy of many Nigerian empires.

SPORTS

Taiwo Awoniyi bags brace, assist in Union Berlin's thrashing of KuPS

Taiwo Awoniyi continued from where he stopped over the weekend by finding the net on two occasions to help Union Berlin travel away to destroy KuPS on Thursday evening. It was a UEFA Europa Conference League qualification encounter which took place at the Olympiastadion in Finland and Awoniyi was immense as he also rendered one assist.

  5 months ago ago
Taiwo Awoniyi bags brace, assist in Union Berlin's thrashing of KuPS

MILITARY

Germany begins evacuation of citizens from Kabul

The evacuation of German residents from Kabul began on Monday, with officials from Berlin’s Kabul embassy arriving in Doha on a US plane. Four members of Switzerland’s Afghanistan mission were also on board, according to DPA. On Friday, the German government decided to cut its embassy staff to a bare minimum, with all employees reporting to the airport on Sunday.

  5 months ago ago
Germany begins evacuation of citizens from Kabul

CULTURE

The reason why the Berlin conference was held in the year 1885.

The Berlin conference was a conference which was responsible for deciding the fate of Africa. It was all about partitioning the African continent. In this conference, the representatives of many European countries came together and began to debate on how they would divide Africa among themselves. The European countries came together and they held a conference.

  7 months ago ago
The reason why the Berlin conference was held in the year 1885.

POLITICS

Germany apologises, agrees to pay Namibia $1.3bn over colonial-era genocide

The conscious execution of occupants of a community in order to make them fewer, could be seen as genocide. According to The Nation, Germany, through its foreign Minister, Heiko Maas, on Friday, officially owed up to committing genocide against the Herero and Nama ethnic groups over 100 years ago in Namibia which was previously called the German South West Africa.

  8 months ago ago
Germany apologises, agrees to pay Namibia $1.3bn over colonial-era genocide

ENTERTAINMENT

'The Matrix 4' full title unveiled alongside trailer release date

The long anticipated sequel of ' the matrix ' has been named ' The Matrix: Resurrections ' Keanu Reeves to return as Neo in ' The Matrix: Resurrections ' Finally! A first glance at the long expected sequel, ' The Matrix 4 ' trailer is set to be released in front of its December 22, 2021 main sequel release.

  5 months ago ago
'The Matrix 4' full title unveiled alongside trailer release date

POLITICS

Accept Afghan refugees, Merkel tells EU member states

Merkel who is Germany's Chancellor has asked the neighboring countries of Afghanistan to accept the refugees who have fled away from the country after the Taliban took hold of the country and have now also overthrown the government. She also mentioned that they would be discussing their placement in the European Union.

  5 months ago ago
Accept Afghan refugees, Merkel tells EU member states

SPORTS

Germany Vs England: A Passionate Rivalry With A History Beyond Football

In 1884/85 most imperialist nations in Europe met in Berlin Germany to negotiate and amicably divide Africa among themselves. Why Berlin? Why not London or Paris, the capitals of the two biggest empires in the world then, Britain and France. Understanding this will explain the intense rivalry between England and Germany.

  7 months ago ago
Germany Vs England: A Passionate Rivalry With A History Beyond Football