DID YOU KNOW ARCHIVES
Legendary Afrobeat musician Fela Kuti briefly worked as a radio producer for the Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC).
Independence Building in Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos, was designed to be the tallest building in Nigeria at the time of the country’s independence.
Nojim Maiyegun was the first Nigerian to win an Olympic medal. He won the bronze medal in the men’s boxing Light Middleweight category at the 1964 Games in Tokyo.
More people speak Hausa as a first language than any other sub-Saharan African language.
The plays of renowned Nigerian thespian Hubert Ogunde were inspired by the Alarinjo (or masked travelling minstrels) of the old Oyo Empire.
Nigeria's original three regions (North, East, and West) were formally established by the Richards Constitution of 1946.
Edward James Roye, the fifth president of Liberia, was of Igbo descent.
The oldest African artifacts created by the lost-wax casting method were found in Igbo-Ukwu, Anambra State.
Calabar in Cross River State was an international shipping port as far back as the sixteenth century.