Emmanuel Ifeajuna was born in Nigeria in the year 1935. He was a high jumper, a skill he learnt while he was in school. He participated in national competitions including the 1954 Nigerian Athletics Championship which made him famously known as a prolific high jumper. He jumped 6 foot 5.5 inches (1.97 m) at this competition, which made him to be qualified to represent Nigeria at the 1954 British Empire and Commonwealth Games.
One of the lesser-known stories from WWII is how 100,000 African soldiers, including 45,000 Nigerians, fought for the British Empire in their hour of need. These troops were dispatched to Southeast Asia in 1944 to force the Japanese out of Burma. Japanese soldiers seized Rangoon, Burma's capital, on March 8, 1942, forcing British soldiers out of the nation and into India.
pic.jimidisu.com After the amalgamation of Nigeria, the colonial Masters weren't expecting that by today, that what will be a daily discussion is about separation, but on how to achieve greater success, if there's any reason for separation, I would be based on decision made by all, for the seek of greater advancement, as in the case of BREXIT, where Europe has developed without measure, and Britain decided to be separate for more exploit.
In 1899, The British Bought The Royal Niger Company for £865k which Formed Nigeria in 1914 by Lugard
The Royal Niger Company was a mercantile company chartered by the British government in the nineteenth century. It was formed in 1879 as the United African Company and renamed to National African Company in 1881 and to Royal Niger Company in 1886. In 1929 the company became part of the United Africa Company which came under the control of Unilever in the 1930s and continued to exist as a subsidiary of Unilever until 1987, when it was absorbed into the parent company.
The American government and that of Canada should have one of the most Cordial relationships in the world. Though this has been the case for the better part of the 21st century, there was a time when it seemed as though these two governments were simply walking around eggshells with each other.
War movies are a subgenre of action movies.War movies always gives us the thrill we need while also exploring the horrors of war.Most war movies focus on the first and second world war with few being set out of that two wars.So in an exploration of this subgenre here are the 5 best war movies.
15. The King’s Speech (2010) In the year 2010, Tom Hooper directed The King's Speech, a historical drama. Colin Firth, Guy Pearce, Helena Bonham Carter, Geoffrey Rush, and Jennifer Ehle star in the film's core cast.
There Are Only Two People Who Are Allowed To Call The Queen By Her First Name- Check Out Who They Are As you know the royal family is one of the most important family in the world, if not the most important. Being the most important family comes with rules and directions and what and what not to do about the family and around the people who make up the family especially the one who holds the title of the most important figure in the family, The Queen. There are so many rules that those around the queen must
The British Empire colonised so many countries across the world especially in Africa.Here are the ten powerful countries that were never ruled or colonised by the British Empire.1.Saudi Arabia.It was never invaded by the British Empire.
Former Ugandan dictator, Idi Amin Popularly known as the "Butcher of Uganda", is considered one of the most brutal despots in world history.
The Benin empire was unquestionably one of the most powerful empires in pre-colonial Africa. It thrived from the 13th century until the 19th century, when it met a catastrophic end in what was known as the British empire's sack of the Benin kingdom. For years, the Benin empire had fought British dominance.
Brute Force No Matter How Strongly Applied Can Never Subdue The Basic Human Desire For Freedom - Kanu
It is with no doubt that one of the greatest thing humans desire is that they will have freedom to do whatever they desire and not be in any form of captivity.
The country with the highest numbers of skyscrapers in the world.Japan is a country located in the eastern part of asia.
Marcus Rashford has risen to become one of the best ever professional Footballer, Striker who has played for Manchester United in the history of Football. The young promising English player has been recognised and articulated for his immense contribution to the good living of his countrymen. Earlier on this year, Marcus Rashford was driven to start an unprecedented movement across England, which connotes the feeding of School Children everyday. The Star player started the hashtag #EndChildPoverty to curb the
Most Excellent Member of the British Empire (MBE) is a British order of Knighthood awarded to individuals who has contributed greatly to arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations, and public service outside the civil service. It was established in 1917 by King George V.
He is not just playing for one of the biggest club in England and in the world, he is not just a Honorary Doctorate Degree holder and an MBE(member of the order of the British Empire) recipent, he is a role model for a lot of people for the way he carries himself and his fight against Child's poverty which prompted the receipts of the aforementioned awards. Remember how he influenced the U.K government to extend their school children feeding programme few months ago? Do you also remember that Rashford has since
Boxing day is a holiday celebrated the day after Christmas, the holiday originated from the United Kingdom and it is also celebrated in countries that previous formed part of a British Empire. The boxing day is on 26th December, the day is characterized by giving gifts to the poor. It is a day where affluent people donate some of their wealth or belongings to the poor. The Day was traditionally a day off for servants, it is a day they receive special Christmas box from their masters. The servants will also
It was recorded that the Second Boer War was witnessed back on the 11th of October back in the year 1906. It was noted that the catastrophic was mainly referred to as the Anglo- Boer War, a struggle that was evident between the British Empire and two independent Boer states which was also the South African Republic and the Orange Free State.
What is your notion or idea about "Boxing Day"? It is quite common to think of it literally to mean Boxing as in throwing punches, however, that's far from it. The season of Christmas is a time where we celebrate love and share with one another. This stems from the example of God who have shown us love by graciously giving us his Son and calling us to the dignity and nobility of sharing in his Divinity! Give a gift to someone this season and surely you'll experience The Joy of Sharing. Boxing Day is a holiday