brief history of nigeria
Queen of Sheba was a figure who was first mentioned in the Hebrew Bible. History has it that she brought a procession of gifts for King Solomon. Despite many years of being reported dead, many are yet to trace her true origin.
The ancient kingdom of Benin which is believed to be 2054-year-old is considered one of the richest and most powerful kingdoms in the history of Nigeria. The Great Benin kingdom has been described as the oldest kingdoms.
On Monday, October 15, Oba Adeyemi turned 80 and his beautiful queens took to their various Instagram handle to celebrate their husband. The controversial birthday message came from the second to the last queen, Olori Memunat.
According to history Constance Afiong Ekong was the first Nigerian woman to open a private art gallery and hold a solo art exhibition in Nigeria. Ekong was also the first female Nigerian artist to be academically trained abroad.
On Monday, October 1, Nigeria celebrates her 58th year of independence and to recognise the fact that Nigeria has been an independent country for 58 years, NAIJ takes a look at the past to find the moments that defines Nigeria.
One of those who have helped shaped the Nigerian economy is Akintola Williams, he was the first chartered accountant in Nigeria. 99-year-old Akintola built the concert hall for the Music Society of Nigeria in Onikan, Lagos.