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Alaafin Sets The Record Straight, Refutes Ooni's Claim On Yoruba Ancestral Ties With Igbos
African History May 04, 2019 : 11:37:20am

Alaafin Sets The Record Straight, Refutes Ooni's Claim On Yoruba Ancestral Ties With Igbos

SCRIPT OF THE LETTER PUBLISHED IN THE NIGERIAN TRIBUNE ON THURSDAY, 2 MAY, 2019 PAGE 9

In recent time, I have been inundated with calls and even visits to my Palace on a recent Video Tape showing His Imperial Majesty, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, the Ooni of Ife during the Aje Festival in Ile-Ife, Osun State. With all sense of modesty but candour, I cannot recall exactly the number of the video...
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Koma: A Nigerian Community Cut Off From Civilization
African History Feb 28, 2019 : 09:24:46pm

Koma: A Nigerian Community Cut Off From Civilization

The story of Koma, a Nigerian community cut off from civilization is sure not a fascinating story. It is a story of people who have lost touch of civilization. They are unrefined, unpolished and tied to the apron string of their archaic tradition of living without putting cloths. Little wonder, their name Koma literally mean “Go back”. While visitors see their backwardness absurd and awkward, the ...
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NEXT TIME IGBOS CALL YORUBAS COWARDS, BETRAYALS, SHOW THEM THIS POST...
African History Jan 13, 2019 : 05:52:22pm

NEXT TIME IGBOS CALL YORUBAS COWARDS, BETRAYALS, SHOW THEM THIS POST...

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During the June 12, 1993 Presidential election, Abiola won only Anambra State, the other South East States voted for Tofa (a northerner). Cross River, Delta, Edo voted for Abiola. An Igbo person (Arthur Nzeribe) got an overnight black-market judgment to annul Abiola's election; when it was becoming obvious that he wou...
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Takyi: The Ghanaian King Who Led A Slave Rebellion In Jamaica In 1760
African History Dec 31, 2018 : 08:27:19am

Takyi: The Ghanaian King Who Led A Slave Rebellion In Jamaica In 1760

The story of the Ghanaian king who led a slave rebellion in Jamaica in 1760
Takyi was a Fanti king from Gold Coast

Before finding himself as a slave, working hours on end and living in hard conditions on the Frontier plantation in Jamaica, Takyi was a Fanti king from Gold Coast, now modern Ghana.
There are no records of which group of Fantis he ruled over before becoming a slave but research ...
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INTERESTING FACTS YOU MAY NOT KNOW ABOUT ABEOKUTA
African History Nov 24, 2018 : 06:27:18am

INTERESTING FACTS YOU MAY NOT KNOW ABOUT ABEOKUTA

INTERESTING FACTS YOU MAY NOT KNOW ABOUT ABEOKUTA

Abeokuta was a sovereign nation for 20 years and 11 months before the British almagamated her with the rest of Nigeria. She had her own laws, Police Force, Civil Service and was well organized. The Alake was the head of the defunct government known as the Egba United Government (1 February 1893- 1 January 1914). The almagamation with the rest of...
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Remembering Captain Thomas Sankara. Burkina Faso 🇧🇫
African History Oct 14, 2018 : 08:59:10am

Remembering Captain Thomas Sankara. Burkina Faso 🇧🇫

Remembering Captain Thomas Sankara. Burkina Faso 🇧🇫

After renaming his country to Burkina Faso, here’s Thomas Sankara’s accomplishments, ONLY 4 YEARS in power (1983-87).

Thomas Isidore Noël Sankara (21 December 1949 – 15 October 1987) was a Burkinabé military captain, Marxist revolutionary, pan-Africanist pragmatist, and President of Burkina Faso from 1983 to 1987. Viewed by supporters as a ...
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WEST AFRICA'S FIRST SKYSCRAPER
African History Sep 12, 2018 : 11:21:13am

WEST AFRICA'S FIRST SKYSCRAPER

WEST AFRICA'S FIRST SKYSCRAPER

Standing majestically at the height of 105 meters in the middle of the Dugbe Business District Centre of the ancient city of Ibadan, Nigeria, the magnificent 26-storey Cocoa House is the first skyscraper in West Africa and was the tallest building in Nigeria and West Africa when it was built. Completed in July, 1965, it was officially commissioned for use a month ...

The Great Benin Kingdom
African History Sep 10, 2018 : 06:52:54am

The Great Benin Kingdom

Nigerian history is the only hidden history in the whole world. Read on and know where you started from...

THE GREAT BENIN KINGDOM

Do you know that the Oldest Surviving Kingdom in the World is Great Benin Kingdom and is 2054 years Old? This piece reveals 30 amazing facts you never knew about the Great Benin Kingdom

The Great Benin Kingdom is probably Nigeria’s greatest empire. The Ogiso d...
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The Arrest And Execution Of Lt. Col. Bukar Dimka
African History Sep 05, 2018 : 02:08:40pm

The Arrest And Execution Of Lt. Col. Bukar Dimka

FEBRUARY 13, 1976 COUP

When Lt. Col. Bukar Dimka of the Nigeria Army Physical Training Corps stepped out of his official residence on Macpherson Road, Ikoyi, in the early hours of February 13, 1976, he had one agenda in mind; the killing of the then Head of State, Gen. Murtala Muhammed.

He achieved that criminal act by gunning down the Kano-born head of state a few minutes after the latter l...

The Brutal Killing Of Brigadier Samuel Ademulegun
African History Sep 03, 2018 : 09:36:48am

The Brutal Killing Of Brigadier Samuel Ademulegun

MOTIVATIONAL MONDAY: BE CAREFUL WHO YOU TRUST

Saturday, January 15, 1966. 2:10am.
1, Kashim Ibrahim Road, Kaduna.

"Timothy, how did you get in here and what the devil do you think you are doing?" Brigadier Samuel Ademulegun, Commanding Officer of the 1 Brigade Nigerian Army, Kaduna, asked bewilderedly as he saw Major Timothy Onwuatuegwu and five other soldiers pointing their subma...