Southern Nigeria's first Governor, Lord Lugard, came to the world from the family of a preacher, who was performing his service at Madras, in India, around 1858.
A certain Colonel A.C Coveney was an officer of the Royal Berkshire Regiment. He was said to be a feared military man who launched exploits against the natives who tried to rise against colonial rule. History says Coveney met his waterloo when he attempted to kill a popular hunter. It is said that the hunter turned into a Lion and killed Coveney on the faithful day of May 13, 1915. This and more are some of the tales dethroned Emir of Kano, Lamido Sanusi will be regaled with in his new homestead of Loko, a
The different 36 states in Nigeria are divided into various regions which comprises of the Northern region, the south-south, the south west and south east region. Our focus in this post will be to list comprehensively all the northern states in Nigeria who are the Hausa/Fulani speaking people or tribe. Prior to the amalgamation of 1914 by the then Governor general, Lord Lugard, the protectorate of Northern Nigeria was already established in February 1, 1897. It was the treaty of 1885 that granted Northern Nigeria
The "riots" or the war, led by women in the provinces of Calabar and Owerri in southeastern Nigeria in November and December of 1929, became known as the "Aba Women’s Riots of 1929" in British colonial history, or as the "Women’s War" in Igbo history. Thousands of Igbo women organized a massive revolt against the policies imposed by British colonial administrators in southeastern Nigeria, touching off the most serious challenge to British rule in the history of the colony. The "Women’s War" took months
Today makes it exactly 106 years after the British Soldier, Lord Frederick Lugard signed the document of the coming together otherwise known as amalgamation of Northern and Southern protectorates of Nigeria. Lord Lugard, an explorer of Africa and colonial administration signed the document confirming amalgamation of the two protectorates in Zungeru, the present day Niger State. Lord Lugard was the last Governor of Southern and Northern Protectorates between 1912-1914. He became first Governor General after
The 36 various states of Nigeria are classified into separate regions that form the area of the North, the area of the South-South, the region of the South West and the South East. In this article, our emphasis will be to comprehensively list all the northern states in Nigeria who are the citizens or tribe speaking Hausa / Fulani. The protectorate of Northern Nigeria was already created on October 1, 1897, before the 1914 amalgamation by the then Governor-General, Lord Lugard. It was the 1885 treaty that gave
Muslims of the Izala sect protesting against the government's order to sit at home and not go to mosque in Jos yesterday. Their leader Shiek Sani Yahaya Jingir says that Corona virus is a Western conspiracy to stop Muslims from performing their religious rites. If anything I'm surprised they didn't go on rampage and start burning and looting Igbo shops, and killing any Non-Muslim hapless enough to be at the wrong place at the wrong time. Saudi Arabia which gives them the religion has stop Juma'ah prayers. T
Igbos Were Not Part Of Those That Signed The Amalgamation Document, See The Names Of People Involved
Nigeria as a country have been blessed with different tribes and histories that has been guiding us.
The Nigerian Army is arguably the largest amongst Nigerian Armed Forces, responsible for warfare on land and have had notable contribution to the nation building. Their logo is made up of amazing components, each having different meaning. The meaning of the different logo of the Nigerian Army are explained below; The beautiful logo of the Nigerian Army above. The Eagle This represents the power of the Nigerian Army. Eagle revered by human beings all over the world as a symbol of power, grace and elegance. The
The amalgamation of Nigeria took place in 1914, by the then governor General, Lord Lugard.It was the merging together of the protectorates of the areas now known as Nigeria.
Many Nigerians have been accusing, raining curses on Lord Lugard for the country woes. The 1924 amalgamation of the Northern and Southern parts that later firmed the country called Nigeria has been described as the Genesis of the country's generatinal problems. However, how people see issue is quite different from one person to another. Aisha Yesufu has kicked against the idea of blaming Lord Lugard for our own failures to fix things. Even though, the marriage might have been based on Britain's selfish interest
A Nigerian man identified by his Twitter account as Ikenga Okija, @Ozo_Akuluouno has revealed his chat with a Keke rider in Lagos State.
It is still very disheartening and unfortunate that some Nigerians and Africans till today still add the title ''LORD'' when they want address one of their colonial suppressors of all time - Frederick Lugard. It is not only Frederick Lugard they always attach this "Lordship" title, but other merciless colonial warlords that violently decimated their people during a series of colonial conquests in Nigeria and Africa at large in the 18th and 19th centuries. The worst tragedy is that in our schools, teachers i
Frederick John Lugard, was a British imperialist and colonial administrator in Africa. Hi Political figures of Nigeria during the colonization, including Lord Lugard and his wife Flora Shaw He was born on 22, Jan. 1858, of missionary parents in India. He attended the Royal Military College, Sandhurst, England. Lord Lugard married his wife, Dame Flora Louise Shaw, a British journalist and writer in 1902, which both have no child or children. CREATION OF NIGERIA In 1894 Frederick visited West Africa for
Before the existence of the British created Nigeria, there were ancient kingdoms (or Empires) such as Benin Empire, Nri Kingdom, Kanem-Bornu Empire, Oyo Empire, Hausa Kingdom, etc. Some of the notable geographical features in Nigeria are Ubudu Plateau, Mambilla Plateau, Jos Plateau, Adamawa Highland, River Niger, River Benue, etc. Nigeria was formed as a result of the marriage of two protectorate- south and north in the 1914 by a British colonial soldier, Lord Lugard. The name "Nigeria" was coiled from two words-
The Amalgamation of the Northern and Southern Protectorates into one entity called 'Nigeria ' was done by the first Governor General , Sir Lord Lugard in 1914 . However , the event ground for the amalgamation has become a tourist site . Where the amalgamation Treaty was signed into law known as amalgamation house is located in the present day Ikot Abasi local government area of Akwa ibom state . The Amalgamation of the southern and Northern british protectorates in 1914 was signed by 28 persons . Out of the
Prior to 1914, Nigeria existed as two colonies; the Southern Protectorate and the Northern Protectorate, the then Southern Protectorate was endowed with much resources while the Northern protectorate wasn't as rich as the South, this was costing the colonial masters fortunes to manage since it wasn’t generating much revenue to sustain herself, based on economic reason, Lord Lugard the then Governor General on January, 1914 amalgamated the northern and southern protectorate to form a country we find ourselves
Meet The Lord Who Joined Nigeria Together in 1914 Timtrend studio.opera.com Before 1914, there was no country called Nigeria. The area known as Nigeria today used to exist as separate Northern Nigeria Protectorate and Protectorate of Southern Nigeria. The Lagos colony was later added in 1906, and the territory was officially renamed the Colony and Protectorate of Southern Nigeria. In 1914, Southern Nigeria was joined together with Northern Nigeria Protectorate to form the single colony of Nigeria. Lord Lugard
Port Harcourt also know as Pitakwa is the capital and largest city of River state, Nigeria. It was founded in 1912 by Frederick Lugard, Governor of both south and north protectorate. During the first world war. After the discovery of oil, in 1956, Pitakwa exported it first shipload in the year 1958, were is became the centre of Nigeria oil economy. During the first world war, Port Harcourt, was used as a point for military operations against Central powers in German Kamerun. Like every other state, religion
Before the geographical area we today occupy was funny enough discovered and named Nigeria by the history making wife of our first ruler, Lord Lugard, people had been existing and happily living here hundreds of years earlier. What is today known as regional nationalities of Hausas, Yorubas and Igbos among others were fully engaged in advanced political, social and economic programs of activities under sound traditional and cultural heritages that dates back to centuries and are still prevalent to these days.