Mungo Park was a Scottish explorer of West Africa. He is renowned to be the first successful explorer of Africa and set a precedent for all who followed in his footsteps. Mungo set out on two separate journeys in which he detailed his accounts with…

Exploration have been a central part of history. Due to its rocky shore and rough land, Africa has been neglected in the terms of exploration. Although Africa has been neglected due to its rocky terrain, two brothers, John and Richard Lander were…

The St. Bartholomew’s Anglican Church in Northern Nigeria has an important historical significance to the people of Nigeria. The church was originally built in 1929 by the Church Missionary Society, also known as Anglicans. This church is important…

Olumo rock is a historical monument located in Abeokuta, Nigeria. The Ogun State government describes the site as “massive outcrop of granite rocks of primitive formation from which Abeokuta the capital of the state derived its name.” This…

Kogi State is situated in the North Central Part of Nigeria, popularly referred to as the middle belt. The state was carved out of Kwara and Benue States in 1991. The Capital of Kogi State is Lokoja and is the first administrative capital in…

By the mid-20th Century, the British aristocracy was waning. The once major World power was slowly giving way to its former kingdom. This included the African nation of Nigeria which has been seeking its independence for decades. Thus, on October…

A young girl named Dayo grew up in Ibadan which is under the Oyo State government. Geographically, it is on the south-west side of Nigeria. Oyo State was created in 1976 and has thirty-three local governments. Oyo state is pretty big and covers…

The National Arts Theatre is seen as the main center for performing arts in Nigeria. It is considered “an architectural masterpiece and a cultural landmark.” According to the official website of the National Arts Theatre, the theatre has the…

The Kanem- Bornu empire offers many important lessons to historians as well as a major reminder. Throughout history and history education the African continent is mostly ignored or forgotten about. Students across the globe learn of King…

Any person referred to as ‘Dike’ in Igbo land is a great man and must have performed an extraordinary feat to deserve the title. In times past, it was used for great warriors who had shown exceptional bravery at war. Dike Madueke, who lived and died…