A lot of African Countries have expressed concern in what is currently happening to Nigeria knowing fully well that they are the giant of Africa: Nigeria as a country is faced with terrorism which has made most people to call for restructuring and involving other foreign government to help them tackle terrorism in the country.
Femi Fani-Kayode, the former Minister of Aviation has taken to his Official Twitter handle to share a Radio interview with Oloye Lekan Alabi, who emphasised on how Nigeria came into existence and what the founding Fathers said about Nigeria.Oloye Lekan Alabi (left) Oloye Lekan Alabi argued that even the founding Fathers that joined forces together to request for freedom from the Colonial Masters were of the view that the amalgamation of 1914 was detrimental to the development of the Country.
A throw back picture of the popular CMS bus stop taken in 1993 has sparked reactions online especially when the man who shared the picture said " This is CMS, Lagos in 1993.Before Tinubu and Mc Oluomo happened" There are 3 major bus stops on the island of Lagos namely; Obalende, Idumota and CMS.
As a result of the PRELUDE of Western education in Nigeria during colonial times, several primary and secondary schools were established in Nigeria.This is because Western people recognize the impacts and benefits of education for children.Momentarily, after the first primary school was founded in Lagos, a missionary church ( The Church Missionary Society) created the first secondary school in Nigeria on the 6th of June, 1859.
After being reprimanded by the federal government of Nigeria, UK has withdrawn her asylum policy given to the separatist pro-Biafra groups including; Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB) and Movement for the Actualization of Biafra (MASSOB). Asylum is the protection given by a country to a person that runs out from his/her country as political refugee. The British Government has pulled down a notice it published regarding its asylum policy concerning separatist pro-Biafra groups including; Indigenous People Of
Provinces are former administrative divisions in Nigeria which were in use in colonial Nigeria and shortly after independence from 1900-1967.These provinces were divided into divisions and sub divided into native authorities.Northern and Southern Nigeria were also sometimes known as Northern provinces and Southern provinces respectively.Currently, Nigeria is a federation of 36 states.
There is no doubt that the United States of America known as (US) is the most powerful nation in the world.The US is widely known for its development in technology especially in terms of nuclear weapons.It is surprising to hear that the United States was once colonized by Great Britain.
Rivers State, named after the many rivers that border its territory, was part of the Oil Rivers Protectorate from 1885 till 1893 when it became part of the Niger Coast Protectorate.In 1900, the region was merged with the chartered territories of the Royal Niger Company to form the colony of Southern Nigeria.
The recent 2021, April military take-over of power in the Republic of Chad and also the recent military coup in Myanmar is just the tip of the iceberg when it to comes to examples of armed forces seizing power in countries around the world. From the French word for "stroke of state," coup d'etats are much more prevalent than residents of stable nations may realize. Unlike democratic coups, military coups usually result in dictatorships or tyrannical, repressive autocracies. Why do these military coups continue
The Naira (sign: ₦; code: NGN) is the currency of Nigeria.One naira is divided into 100 kobo.There is a controversy as pertaining to the Naira as there is Arabic written on some of the currencies.In this article, i will be explaining why that is so.
Here is a list of the various buildings built during the colonial era and the time in which they were built.Christ Church Cathedral, Lagos The Cathedral Church of Christ Marina, Lagos is an Anglican cathedral on Lagos Island, Lagos.The foundation stone for the first cathedral building was laid on 29 March 1867 and the cathedral was established in 1869.
We begin at 1945, the end of the World War II, after the war, the colonial government make a ten year plan in preparation to independence to Nigeria.In 1946, there was a new constitution in Nigeria, known as the "Richards Constitution", it was named after the governor of the time, was approved by the British parliament and it allows the legislative council to deliberate about the matter affecting the country at the time.
It is no longer new that Nigeria was once colonized by the British and that is what gave birth to some certain things that still exist in Nigeria today.Of course, when Nigeria was still under the British administration, there were symbols for Nigeria.There was flag that was used in Nigeria then and in fact there was also particular currency that was used.
One of the National identity of a country is either her National Flag, her National Anthem/Pledge, or her currency.After the declaration of Nigerian Independence from the British Colony and the emergence of the New Nigeria, there were attempts to rewrite the new Nigeria we desire.
The way Igbo and Yoruba tribes are agitating to break out of Nigeria and build their own nation is a matter of great concern to me.The question I keep asking every day is how it can really encourage the Federal government and its executive council to do so, knowing full well that it is having a very devastating impact on Nigeria's economy.
The word Nigeria was extracted from the River Niger.This means that Nigeria obtained the name from the River Niger.It was an aboriginal of the word "Ni Gir" which means River Gir.This name is related to the opaque disposition of those living in the country.
Germany Set To Return Benin's Bronze Germany is set to return over 440 Benin's Bronzes that were stolen over 125 years ago by British colonial expedition and were sold to some collections around the world, including German museums.Heiko Maas, who is the Germans Foreign Minister welcomed a deal reached with museums to work on a plan for the restitution of the artifacts together with Nigeria, calling it a "turning point in dealing with our colonial history".
Nnamdi Azikiwe was the first President of Nigeria and was instrumental in founding a string of newspapers across Nigeria.Azikiwe was born on November 16, 1904 in Zungeru which was then the capital of Northern Nigeria.His father, Chukwumeka Azikiwe, was a civil servant in the British colonial government.
Former president of the United States of America, Barack Obama has shown huge concern for the people of Myanmar via his tweet post as the unrest and insecurity in the nation continues to aggravate.For several months now, Myanmar has been said to be terrorist and controlled by their military, called Tatmadaw who essentially exist solely to fight against Myanmar’s minorities and also controls the nation's economy which includes telecommunications and drugs.
In the history of Nigeria, the women's war is also often referred to as Aba Women's Riot.It was a sad period of unrest in the colonial Nigeria in November 1929.The protest started when thousands of Igbo women from the Bende District, Umuahia and some other places in eastern Nigeria traveled down to the town of Oloko to protest against the Warrant Chiefs whom they accused of restraining the role of women in the government.