DID YOU KNOW ARCHIVES
Tinubu Square (formerly known as Independence Square) in Lagos was built as a gift from the state’s Lebanese community.
Akintola Williams was Nigeria’s first Chartered Accountant.
Emmanuel Okala was the first Nigerian to win the title of African footballer of the year? Okala received the award in 1978 while serving as goalkeeper for the Super Eagles.
Francis Akanu Ibiam was the first Nigerian governor of the former Eastern Region. He held the position from 1960 until 1966.
The oldest evidence of habitation at the site of Ife, Osun State dates back to as early as 600BCE.
The wearing of agbada (or riga) in Nigeria and other West African states dates back to the 16th century.
The Mambilla Plateau in Taraba State is the highest mountain range in Nigeria.
The Bantu migration - a massive migration of people across Africa about 2,000 years ago - is believed to have begun in southeast Nigeria.
Ladi Kwali is the first and only Nigerian woman to appear on a currency note. She is depicted on the back of the N20 note.