Timbuktu is a word that some may be familiar with. Its not a mythological city neither can it be categorized as fiction. Timbuktu is an actual city that was famous for many things which we will discuss below. It’s definitely amazing that for as many who may think Africans only gained education, wealth and prestige […]Read More TIMBUKTU: THE ANCIENT CITY OF THE MALI KINGDOM.
I don’t think the person you see right in front of you needs an introduction, but for the benefit of those reading who may not know, I present to you Martin Luther King Junior. Please believe me when I say that I am in no way looking down on anyone who may never have heard […]Read More MARTIN LUTHER KING JR: LIFE, CIVIL RIGHTS, DEATH AND LEGACY
It has been estimated that over a million people were killed during the bloodiest war Nigeria as a nation has ever experienced. The Biafran war as it is popularly called, was the war fought between the secessionist republic of Biafra and Nigeria. Basically, Nigerians from the south eastern part of Nigeria decided to split from […]Read More 10 facts about the Biafran war: Nigerian civil war.
General Sani Abacha is probably the most notorious president Nigeria has ever had. I remember as a little girl hearing the grown ups in my house always complaining about Abacha. I was too little to understand but from what I heard he was a bad guy. People were very careful not to criticize him […]Read More MOST EVIL SERIES: GENERAL SANI ABACHA
He was inarguably one of the most evil dictators to have ruled on the African continent. He was famed for the ruthless killings of those he perceived to be his enemies. He was also responsible for the economic collapse of his country Uganda during that period and these and many more are the reasons why […]Read More MOST EVIL SERIES: IDI AMIN
He was a great orator, theatrical in his delivery, passionate and charismatic. These very things were what he used to brainwash almost an entire nation into adopting his nationalistic and racist ideologies. Adolf Hitler, the man who was responsible for the torture and extermination of six million Jews. The man whose infamous book called ‘Mein […]Read More MOST EVIL SERIES: ADOLF HITLER
We have long held the ignorant belief that African nations south of the Sahara never had a system of writing. We believed that with the exception of the ancient Egyptians, other African nations only had oral means of passing on information. Well this article is here to debunk that myth. We will be looking at […]Read More NSIBIDI: THE ANCIENT WRITINGS OF SOUTHEASTERN NIGERIANS
Has anyone really stopped to think or picked an interest to find out who we were as a people before the advent of the colonial era? Who were we before the northern and southern protectorates were amalgamated to form what we call Nigeria today? With no thanks to the Nigerian education system which has all […]Read More Pre-Colonial Nigeria