Nigeria is blessed with people of different ethnicity, living together in one accord. There are so many legendary stories you probably haven't heard about. While some are scary and true; some are just myth and mysteries. In my article today, I would be a laying emphasis on the NOK people and their mysterious disappearance.
If you are conversant with history, then 'Nok Culture' won't be alien to you. Regarded as the earliest identified civilisation in Nigeria, Nok culture dates back to 1500 BC and lasted about 2000 years before it mysteriously vanished around 500 AD. About Nok village and people.
The Nok culture (Nok Civilization), which was first discovered in 1928, is a community whose artworks are named after the Ham village of Nok in kaduna State of Nigeria. Photo credit: Guardian.ng It was estimated that the Nok first appeared in Nigeria around 1500BC and after about 2,000 years, it vanished around 500AD due to unknown circumstances.
Kaduna is a state under northwestern geopolitical zone of the country, hence it is usually referred to as Kaduna State, to distinguish the two, the city is fast growing under the leadership of Governor mallam Nasir Elrufai, The state capital was the former capital city of the British protectorate of Northern
Nigeria is divided into Six Geo-political zone, one of which is the middle belt, which literally mean the center of Nigeria. The region consists of six states (kogi, benue, nasarawa, plateau, fct, kwara) The region is embedded with many good things, which defines the beauty of Nigeria and Africa at large. In this article, I'm sharing with you some of the wonderful things this region is blessed with. 1. The Nok art culture: Nok art is found in Jos plateau state. The oldest known example of terracotta sculpture
Discovered in the year 1928, the NOK culture or civilization is an early Iron Age population.These remains were named after the Ham Village of Nok in present day Kaduna state of Nigeria where the first ever Nok terracotta sculpture was found.
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Bemigho Reno Omokri (born 1974) is a Nigerian human right activist.He lives in London and agitates for the rights of Nigerians living in Nigeria.Today, on the social media platform Facebook, he wrote an open letter to Mahmoud tanko Bala.This is the letter below; "Dear Mahmoud Tanko Bala, You think you have a culture?
One of the most populous parts of the continent, Nigeria today, is that the Nok people were first introduced to us in the Jos area of the northeastern state of Plato. 2,000 years ago the Nok tribe became famous for using steel to make some great oyster products. The cities of Benue and Calabar are home to the Bantu people who migrated to Central and Southern Africa hundreds of years ago. In Northern Nigeria, Kano and Katsina were established 1000 years after the occultation of the Prophet Jesus (AS).
Tourism And Vacation Are Things Most People Love Engaging In, Especially In Most Civilized Countries. This Is Because Of The Colour And Richness It Add To Life. It Is Also Noted To Relieve One's Stress In A Country Like Ours It Is One Thing To Want To Go For Sight-Seeing But Another Thing To Know The Most Enjoyable Places To Visit. Nigeria Is One Of The Places That Is Blessed With Rich Tourist Attraction. Infact, Nigeria Generates Most Of Its Revenue From Tourism. It Is Quite Unfortunate That Most Nigerians
From the old Nok human progress and the Benin Empire to socially different gatherings, here are some stunning realities to think about these gatherings of nations. West Africa is a concealed jewel the world should zero in on. From the antiquated Nok progress and the Benin Empire to socially assorted gatherings, here are some stunning realities to think about these gatherings of nations. 1. The Kingdom of Ghana/Ghanata/Wagadugu: it was one of the most impressive African realms for a great many years.
The history of Northern Nigeria covers the history of the region form pre-historic times to the modern period of Northern Nigerian state Pre-History The Nok culture, an ancient culture dominated most of what is now Northern Nigeria in pre historic times, its legacy in the form of terracotta statues and megaliths have been discovered in kano ,daura, sokoto Birinin Kudu, Nok and Zaria. The Kwatarkwashi culture, a variant of the Nok culture centred Especially around Zamfara in Sokoto Province is thought by
What are some facts about Nigeria you have probably not read before? You might have read a lot about Nigeria, but you probably have not seen any of these: 1. The oldest water works in Africa was found in Nigeria. 2. Nigerians have the highest number of PhD’s of any sub group in the United States. 3. Nigeria has the highest number of twins in any country. 4. Nigeria is the fastest growing market for private jets after China. 5. Nigeria is the fifth fastest growing internet population in the world. 6. The o
My country is Nigeria and there are several facts which are unknown to the rest of the world and even to some of our citizens. Some of this facts are In Nigeria, there is a rock called Zuma rock. It is the second largest rock in the whole world. It has a nature-carved human face with eyes, mouth and nose. The circumference is 3.1 kilometres with a Height of 725 metres. The Image of the rock appears on a Nigerian currency note. The Ogba ukwu cave is the largest cave in west Africa Igbo Ora Town in Nigeria
Nigeria, the most populous nation in Africa, with nearly 200 million people a variety of spoken languages, including the third largest english-speaking population on earth. Has a long history, stretching back to the oldest identified civilization in West Africa, known today as the NOK culture, they were master sculptors in a variety of materials, ranging from terracotta to bronze. The Nok, were centuries ahead of their neighbors, and were melting iron weapons by at least 550 BC, and perhaps as early as 1000
The Nok people belong an ancient African culture who lived in what is now Northern Nigeria from roughly 900 BCE-200 CE the people of this great village are one of the many villages belonging to an ancient tribe known as the ham tribe, many indigenes of this tribe come to believe that they originated from Egypt before moving down to settle in the northern parts of Nigeria, kaduna to be precise when they came to the region they decided to settle on the mountains before later agreeing to come down and settle.
The emirate's wooded savanna area of about 2,980 square kilometres (1,150 sq mi) originally included four small Koro chiefdoms that paid tribute to the Hausa kingdom of Zazzau.
Centuries ago, many civilizations existed all over the world. Each civilization with it's distinct and unique culture, beliefs, habitat, clothing, food and lots more. Wikipedia defines a civilization as any complex society characterized by urban development, social stratification, a form of government and symbolic systems of communication such as writing. This article will briefly discuss one of the earliest civilizations in Northern Nigeria—Nok civilization. Enjoy! A Nok culture sculpture. (Pictured ab
many ancient monuments the town inherited for being the capital of the defunct Northern Region. Established in 1975, the museum had witnessed a few extraordinary improvements within the last few years. Now, the old dilapidated building has been pulled down and a brand new one is being built, but the progress of labor is slow. One interesting component approximately this museum is its stay craft feature, which lets in traffic to look at local craftspeople and artisans operating in real-time. Crafts, archaeol
Well certainly before the colonial masters ever came into the country, Nigeria was a place of magnificent beauty and diverse cultures. Before the land was ever called Nigeria there already existed tribes and systems that blossomed and managed to achieve autonomy and prospered. The Benin empire was one of such kingdoms, they had existed from a very long time ago and still managed to have a great system of government so what happened that when Nigerian fell under the colonial rule it started to crumble? Well a