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 a “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 Northern, Central area of Nigeria, popularly referred to as the middle belt. The state was carved out of the Kwara and Benue States in 1991. The capital of Kogi State is Lokoja, and it is the first administrative…

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…

Mapo Hall is a historical building located in Ibadan, Nigeria and it sits on top of Mapo Hill.. In 1929 it was the colonial era for Nigeria, and a captain had ordered for this building to be built. The main reason for the hall to be built was…

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…

Ngazargamu or, Gazargamo was the capital of the Bornu Empire from ca. 1460 to 1809. Situated 150 km west of Lake Chad in the Yobe State of modern Nigeria the impressive remains of the town are still visible. The surrounding wall is 6.6 km long and…

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 Elephant house is located in Lagos, Nigeria. Lagos is one of the most populated cities in the world. It was formerly the capital of Nigeria, until in 1991 when Ikeja became the new capital and Abuja became the federal government capital. The…

Even though Mary Slessor was born in Scotland, she moved to Nigeria when she was 28 years old. When Southern Nigeria became a British Protectorate, she became the first ever female Magistrate in the British Empire and a skillful diplomatic…