MEET MARY NWAMETU NZIMIRO: A FOREMOST WOMAN ENTREPRENUER AND SUCCESSFUL TRADER

Mary Nzimiro was born on October 16, 1898 in Oguta community, South Eastern Nigeria. Her father, Chief…

WHO WAS CHARI MAIGUMERI?

CHARI MAIGUMERI: FIRST NON-COMMISSIONED CAPTAIN IN BRITISH WEST AFRICA ARMY Born in 1897, young Beriberi/Kanuri from…

MUHAMMADU HAMMAN MAFINDI – EMIR OF MURI (1903 – 1953)

  Born in 1868, his father Lamido Muhammadu Nya (Jatau) was the founder of Jalingo the…

MEET OLAUDAH EQUIANO: THE LEGACY OF A SLAVE TRADE ABOLITIONIST

Year of Birth:       1745 Place of Birth:     Essaka (now known as Ashaka in Ndokwa East Local…

MEET HUGH CLAPPERTON: THE FIRST WHITE TO GET TO SOKOTO

They were three: Lieutenant Hugh Clapperton, Major Denham and Dr. Oudney. They were sent out by…

MEET OBA AKITOYE

The British and other European traders made early contact with some indigenous kingdoms. The kingdoms were…

MUNGO PARK: FIRST EUROPEAN TO SEE THE NIGER

  In 1788, five guineas was a huge amount of money. Then, a guinea equaled 21…

ISAAC BORO THE POLICEMAN

  One thing many people remembered about Isaac AdakaBoro was his love for his people. He…

SAMUEL AJAYI CROWTHER: FIRST AFRICAN ANGLICAN BISHOP IN NIGERIA

  Samuel Ajayi (Adjai) Crowther was born in 1809 in Osoogun, in Iseyin Local Government Area…

MEET GRACE ALELE-WILLIAMS: FIRST FEMALE VICE-CHANCELLOR IN NIGERIA

Born on December 16, 1932, Grace Alele had her early education at Government School, Warri between…