The Economic History of Nigeria

The Economic History of Nigeria

Economic History of Nigeria – The geographical entity called Nigeria can be traced to 11,000 BC. The Ancient Benin Empire was the greatest Kingdom and the sovereign state in control of the majority of the southern Nigerian caliphate and other West Africans in diaspora. Others kingdoms were Ife, Oyo and the Yoruba Kingdoms in the west of Nigeria today. [Read more…]

The History Of Nigeria’s Independence of 1960

The History Of Nigeria’s Independence of 1960

Nigeria’s Independence – The 1950s and 60s were regarded as years of sweeping African independence from their colonialists; Pan-Africanism was beginning to gain ground not only in the continent but across the globe. The then leaders of the continent in the various nations felt Africa was ripe and ready to take up their destinies in their hands through self-government. Debates and black conferences were being organized in places like the United Kingdom and many more prominent voices that will play critical role in their country’s journey were beginning to emerge. [Read more…]

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