History of Nigeria
The numerous contributions and role of women in the struggle for Nigeria's independence are hidden under blanket statements and they are mentioned sparingly.
Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti, Margaret Ekpo and other iconic female leaders pulled their weight in the fight for Nigeria's Independence from her colonial masters.
Funmilayo Ransome-Kuti and other women contributed greatly and led active political and socio-economic movements that culminated into Nigeria’s independence.
Olabisi Ajala's story is one of those that have celebrated Nigeria and made the country proud. With a Vespa, Ajala was able to tour as much as 87 countries.
Taiwo Olowo, a popular man in Lagos state was a flourishing businessman who dealt in arms and traded in slaves. He ran a great monopoly all over Isheri routes.
On November 10, 1995, Ken Saro-Wiwa, a Nigerian author, activist and environmentalist, was sentenced to death by a military tribunal alongside 8 Ogoni leaders.