Travel & History

History of Nigerian Civil War With Biafra, the Cause and How it Ended

The Nigerian Civil War, popularly known as the Nigeria-Biafra War which lasted from 6th July 1967 – 15th January 1970 almost destroyed the unity of Nigeria. The Civil War was fought to reintegrate and reunify the country. It was a result of the Nigerian government's efforts to counter the struggle by Igbo people of the Eastern Region to break away from Nigeria under...

Rivers State Postal Codes: All the Zip Codes For Local Governments and Wards

Rivers State is one of Nigeria's 36 states located in the South-South geopolitical zone. Port Harcourt is the largest city and capital of Rivers State. It is bounded on the South by the Atlantic Ocean, to the North by Anambra, Imo, and Abia states, to the East by Akwa Ibom State, and to the West by Bayelsa and Delta...

Lagos State Postal Codes: All the Zip Codes For Local Governments and Wards

Lagos State postal codes are the numerical codes assigned to all the districts in the state for easy delivery of mails and packages. Also known as PIN or ZIP codes in various English-speaking countries, postal codes are a series of letters or digits or both, sometimes, including spaces or punctuation, included in a postal address for the purpose of...

10 Nigerian Foods You Must Eat Before You Die

There's a wide range of Nigerian foods available today. The wide variety of ethnic communities found in Nigeria means that the nation located in West Africa has a varied and rich culinary tradition. Like other West African countries, most Nigerian Foods uses spices and herbs in combination with palm oil or groundnut oil in order to create deeply flavored sauces and soups often made very hot with chili...

What is The Meaning of IPOB, Who is The Leader and What Are They Fighting For?

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) was created by Nnamdi Kanu a few years ago as a breakaway group of the “compromised” Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB). The radical group was founded with the purpose of handing over the Republic of Biafra to the South Easterners through secession. Mainly of people from the Igbo ethnic group, IPOB is...

How Many Tribes, Languages and Local Governments Are In Taraba State?

Currently, there are 774 local government areas (LGAs) in Nigeria and every state in the country contributed to this makeup. One of these states is Taraba State, consisting of 16 local governments, 40 different tribes, and about 73 spoken languages. The state has grown in manifold ways with lots of tribal and language diversities. However, its government continues to...

How Many Local Government Areas Are In Edo State?

Present-day Edo State, located in the southern region of Nigeria, used to be part of the now-defunct Bendel State that was split into two states; Edo and Delta, on the 27th of August 1991. It is now one of the 36 states of Nigeria, ranking as the 24th most populous state with over three million inhabitants. Like every other state...

27 Nigerian Pidgin Language Phrases Every Beginner Should Know

The Nigerian Pidgin language is one of Nigeria's most widely spoken languages, with about 40 million people speaking it as a first language and over 60 million as a second language. Pidgin in Nigeria is well accepted among people of different classes, ages, and ethnicities. It is often used as a language to bridge the gap that other Nigerian...

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