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Who was Olaudah Equiano? Google marks 272nd birthday of abolitionist who helped to end African slave trade

Monday, October 16, 2017

Known as Gustavus Vassa for most of his life, his autobiography helped in the creation of the Slave Trade Act 1807 which ended the African trade for Britain and its colonies. Olaudah Equiano, who was known as Gustavus Vassa for most of his life, was a prominent African in London whose autobiography helped to end the ...

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Nigerians... disobeying orders since 1960

Nigerians… disobeying orders since 1960

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Don't know the reason nobody is allowed to sit there but the man obviously doesn't care...

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4 Great Achievements of Ancient Africans Most People Don’t Know

Monday, October 9, 2017

Despite suffering through slavery, oppression, mismanagement and a host of other vices, Africa is a continent that has fought to remain strong, admirable and formidable amidst suffering and oppression. One of such admirable aspects of Africa is its achievement in significant areas of life and work that many might not even be aware of. Jumia ...

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#Throwback: Queen Elizabeth II Arrives Lugard’s House, Kaduna 1956

Saturday, October 7, 2017

This is a 61-year old photo of Queen Elizabeth II arriving Nigeria during the colonial era when the British government presided over Nigeria. Queen Elizabeth II meeting with northern leaders Queen Elizabeth II in 1956 paid a visit to the Lord Lugard house in Kaduna, northern part of Nigeria where she was received by Nigerian leaders. 4 years ...

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1000 Years Old Washing Bowl Sells For £28m

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

A small but highly important ceramic dish from Imperial China sold for a world record £28 million ($37.7 million) in Hong Kong yesterday. The 'virtually unobtainable' brush washer is around 1,000 years old and was commissioned by the imperial court during the Song dynasty. It was made by Ru guanyao, which is one of the most revered ...

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Taiwo Ogunjobi: Athlete who died in plane crash

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

  25 years after military plane crash Dead and alive! That is the story of Taiwo Ogunjobi. Major Taiwo Ogunjobi, N/6116, was among the military officers whose brilliant careers were cut short on Saturday September 26, 1992 in the muddy swamps of Isheri-Oshun, near Ejigbo, Lagos. A military Hercules C-130 with about 180 passengers going to Kaduna ...

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