The first Woman in Nigerian history to ever buy a car is quite different from the very first woman to drive a Car in Nigeria. The first Woman in Nigeria to ever buy her own car can be identified as Mrs Efunroye Tinubu. This lady was born in the year 1805 in Abeokuta and this achievement alone made her very popular.
Sixty years ago, Belgium staged one of the last human zoo. There was a live display of Black men, women and children, who were exhibited for the education and amusement of the white Europeans. As at then Belgium still ruled over Congo, so they imported hundreds of Congolese to Brussel, where hectares of tropical gardens have been prepared for them which looked like A “typical” village where the Congolese spent their days carrying out their crafts by straw huts while they were mocked by the white men and women who stood at the edge.
Cultures tend to differ from place to place and we have seen how obvious the differences can be, especially in the manner these cultures treat their society and especially those who are tasked with leading and defending these said societies. We can tell the differences between Cultures in Europe and that of those in Africa in the manner in which the societies function and in their leadership system.
Africa is the second-largest and second most populated continent after Asia. The continent has over 1.2 billion people. The population accounts for about 16% of the world's populace. The origin of the word "Africa" has always been shrouded in mystery. Long before the continent was given her name, it was called many names by Europeans who took her people as slaves.
Hello, mature men let’s look at this latest collection of Senator Native Wears for stylish African men. You don’t need to be a Nigerian to like this style, it is a global outfit. Suits are to the Europeans while native wears are to the Nigerian man.
The Original Name of "River Niger" To The Igbos, Centuries Before "Mungo Park" Said He Discovered It
Mungo Park discovered River Niger for the Europeans, not for the Igbos who lived around the river centuries before they came, not for the fishermen who fished on the river, paddling the canoe and casting nets into the river to draw more fish and not for the farmers who grew vegetables around the river.
First of all, the building above is the house of Maazi Okoroji Oti of Uhari in Arochukwu. Till date, the building is still there in Abia State. In the 17th century, Maazị Okoroji Oti was a Chief in Arọ. In the business of Slave Trade, he had a great personality.
Fashion is something we can't do without, fashion is like our second skin, fashion is one of the most important things in our lives. When it comes to fashion our style differs, what I like might not be what you like, the same thing goes with fabrics, but there's rarely anybody who doesn't like Ankara fabrics, both Europeans and Americans love and wear Ankara due to its colours and designs that are produced to suit anybody.
Photos Of The House Of Maazi Okoroji, The Man That Sold Some Igbos To Europeans For Slave Trade In Arochukwu
Nigeria as a country is blessed with historical sites that are kept and preserved for future purposes to educate individuals to know more about their country and communities. Bringing us to the fact that after years that slave trade ended, this historic site located in Arochukwu is still in existence and is being maintained.
His true birth name, as well as the identity of his true parents, are unknown. He was born in the year 1821 in Umuduruoha, Amaigbo, Imo state. In the 1800s, the Igbo nation was in disarray, with Europeans invading the area in search of slaves in exchange for firearms, tobacco, and ammunition, and black slave raiders raiding different districts and selling Igbos to slavery.
SOME 130 years ago, on Friday, June 26, 1891, John Alfred Robinson, a European teacher at Christ’s College Cambridge, died in Lokoja. This Englishman, who understood Hausa well, was one of the first to understand the benefits of studying Hausa.
When the First World War(WWI) broke out in 1914, the Ottoman Empire allied with Germany against the rest of Europe. At that time, for hundreds of years, the Arabs were part of the Ottoman Empire which was ruled by the Turks. The Europeans encouraged the Arabs to revolt against the Ottoman empire with the promise of independence.
Malaria is a common disease in Africa. It has claimed and is still claiming millions of lives around the world. Malaria is a disease that spreads when an infected mosquito bites a person. The infected anopheles mosquito transfers malaria parasites into the blood through its bit. One of the major reasons more Africans die from malaria is because the parasite that results in the infectious disease called Plasmodium falciparum is endemic to the African region especially in the sub-Saharan African region.
The way to gain more attention now is with the African print, who else noticed this? African print is becoming so universal that even Europeans and some parts of Asia are giving recognition to it. Every some corporate bodies are becoming flexible in their approach to it.
Henry Morton Stanley explored the African interior in the 19th century. On the 17th of October 1876 and 1877, Henry Morton Stanley reaches the Lualaba and Boma, respectively. This was from a trip across Africa that lasted from 1874 to 1877. This was his second "discovery" trip in Africa.
The first question we should ask is “why are the Africans so much behind economically”? The answer is not far fetched, what the Africans understand more is consumption, they hardly understand the importance of creating and building wealth. The fundamental rule of developing one’s community is to keep your money within your racial group.
(Photo credit; Goal.com) Going to a new and entirely different geographical location poss to be a problem to most people in settling down. One has to get use to the environment and the people their. We have seen some quality and professional footballers drop form in their new team after they have been signed.
For the past 24 hours, social media has been buzzing with numerous videos from popular celebrity "Cubana Chief Priest" mother's burial, which is taking place in Anambra State tonight. There has been numerous guests both Africans and Europeans, trooping into the state in order to attend the long awaited burial ceremony.
There is the widespread belief that our forefathers sold their fellow Africans as slaves. Did the Yorubas sell their fellow Yorubas as slaves? Or did Bini empire sell Binis as slaves? No, they didn't. African history has been written in a way that portrays ancient Africans as greedy, terrible humans who lacked civilization and needed the Europeans to learn etiquette.
This is the house of Maazị Okoroji Oti of Ụjarị, Arọchukwu. Who was Maazị Okoroji Oti? What did he do? When was this house built? When was it declared as a National Monument? Maazị Okoroji Oti was a Chief in Arọ in the 17th century.