Adepoju Aderonmu was from the ancient town of Oyo, Nigeria. He left Nigeria for the United States to further his education during his late twenties. Aderonmu participated in CBS-TV quiz game show and won himself $64,000.
The Nigerian music industry has produced some of Africa's greatest musicians of all times. One of which is prolific Afro-Juju maestro, Sir Shina Peters, whose rise witnessed an amazing revolution on the Nigerian music scene.
The city of Calabar, which has the ambiance of a peace loving and lively town, once witnessed the brutal killings of innocent babies in the dark era of the pre-colonial days until the arrival of the famous missionary Mary Slessor.
Wani mawallafin littafin "Intellectual Foundation of Sokoto Caliphate", ma'ana Kafa Daular Usmaniyya bisa ilimi da basira, Malam Abdullahi Bukhari Sakkwato, ya bayyana cewar ya tattara bayanai da yawa game da tarihin daular Usman
Muhammadu Aminu Sambo, born in 1888 in Zaria, was a grandson of Tajo who is a son to Mallam Musa, the flag bearer of Shehu Usman Dan Fodio and founder of the then Islamic ruling dynasty of Mallawa in the Zazzau Emirate.
Many stories have been told about the supposed cause of death of Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti but all reflects a tragic end of a woman who lived for justice, survival and peace till her dying breath. Here's the story of the shero.
As Nigeria's former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, celebrates 81 years of age today, NAIJ.com traveled down memory lane to the era he held sway as the country's military head of state after the death of Murtala Mohammed.
What do you know about the ☛ History of Fulani Herdsmen in Nigeria? ☛Modern Fulani are divided into nomadic pastoralists, semi-nomadic, and sedentary. They began engaging in cattle breeding since the 13th-14th century.
Nigeria’s first professional photographer Jonathan Green was son of a high chief of a prominent House in Bonny, Rivers state. Green was well-educated and socially very confident, all of which can be glimpsed from his body of work.
Do you know the name of the ✅ LONGEST BRIDGE in west Africa ❔ The longest bridge in Africa is in Lagos, Nigeria. Read some interesting facts about IBB bridge, the longest in Africa and the second longest in Africa.
Researchers still discuss the question about ➔ who gave NIGERIA this NAME and why ➔ and can't come up with a single decision. Try to build your own theory based on the following interesting and unexpected facts.
It is difficult to overestimate the importance of such event. NIGERIA AMALGAMATION ➡ is without exaggeration one of the most important moments in the history of the country. Let's figure out when and by who. Read on!
Today, we would open another page of our story and try to reveal the history of ✊ COOPERATIVE SOCIETY ✊ in Nigeria and its importance. We have to learn our history if we don't want to repeat mistakes of past generations.
Some of the most interesting facts from brief ✅ HISTORY of RADIO in NIGERIA ✏ that began in 1933 while the country was a British colony. Find out what the first radio station in Nigeria was and how radio broadcasting developed.
The HISTORY of NIGERIA is rich and goes back to ancient times. Many empires and British colonies were established on its territory. Learn a brief history of Nigeria and the main events that preceded its independence.
Short ➔ HISTORY of DEMOCRACY in NIGERIA ➔ Learn when the country became a republic and how its democratic path was developing from 1960 to nowadays. Read now to get the most interesting facts from Nigerian history.
When was DELTA STATE created and which role does it play for the country now? Read this article & find out about history of Delta State and some facts about it.
Who designed the Nigerian COAT of ARMS? What is the important meaning of the elements and what kinds of stories does it tell about who we are as Nigerians?
Origin of ☀ FREEDOM of INFORMATION act in Nigeria ☀ How was this document drafted and approved? What improvements has it brought to the lives of citizens?
Who DISCOVERED NIGERIA as a country? This historical information should be known by every true Nigerian who is interested in the history of his homeland
Would you like to study at the NDA? Find out some interesting facts about the Nigerian Defence Academy notable alumni and their important achievements.
Learn more about the pre-colonial history of Nigeria with this great article. Here, you can find ☑ all the major historical events in Nigeria before 1914