10 Interesting Historical Facts About Nigeria

10 Interesting Historical Facts About Nigeria
In commemoration of the Nigerian independence on the 1st of October, here are a few historical facts that will amaze you. Nigerian history can be traced back as far as 11 000 BC, where prehistoric tribes settled in the southwestern and southeastern parts of the area. The oldest Human Skeleton in West Africa was found...

Thomas Sankara

Thomas Sankara
Thomas Sankara (21 December 1949- 15 October 1987) He was born Thomas Isidore Noel Sankara in Yako, Burkina Faso (formerly known as Upper Volta). He was the third of ten children born to poor Roman Catholic parents who wanted him to become a priest. He joined the military when he got a scholarship to the...

EBOE LANDING

EBOE LANDING
Eboe (Igbo) Landing The Igbo landing is located on St. Simons Island, Glynn County, Georgia. In 1803, there was a mass suicide by 75 captured Igbo people who took control of a slave ship and refused to be enslaved.   The Igbo people are the indigenous people of southeastern Nigeria, West Africa. According to the...