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…

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…

The site I was assigned was the Elephant house which is located in Lagos Nigeria. Lagos is one of the most populated cities in the world. Its formally the capital of Nigeria, in 1991 Ikeja because the new capital and Abuja became the federal…

Along the northwest border of Niger in the country of Nigeria lies the Zamfara state. The Zamfara state which was formed in 1996 after it left another state in Nigeria has a deep history of indigenous people that have impacted their society today…

Located in Umuahia, Abia the Ojukwu bunker also known as the Biafra bunker served as the office for the Biafra government during the Nigerian Civil War and today as a museum for tourist and people interested. The premises owned by chief Michael…

The Ife temples are used for a place of worship and religion for the Yoruba religion located in Ile Ife in northern Nigeria. First dated back to 500 B.C. the story of its founding is when the first settlers came to this piece of land by the water,…