Travel & History

Who Gave the Name Biafra and What is The Meaning?

Biafra is a name that was given to the South-Eastern Nigerians who seceded from Nigeria in 1967. The name was given by Lieutenant Colonel Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu as suggested to him by his friend, Chief Frank Opigo. There are many views on the origin of the name and who gave the name. This article will tell us more about...

The 10 Richest States In Nigeria And Their GDPs

Nigeria is one of Africa's most populous countries with an economically diverse population spread across its 6 geopolitical zones. In each geopolitical zone, there are at least 5 states and a total of 36 states, and a federal capital territory. In each state, different levels of economic activities take place on a daily basis resulting in the gross domestic...

Popular Akwa Ibom Words, Names and Meanings

Akwa Ibom State is a state of cultural diversity and language similarities. The state is home to some of the over 500 languages spoken in the country. Generally, there are over 20 languages spoken as first languages in Akwa Ibom State, and though with some minor dialectical differences, there are still some common denominators in all languages spoken. While most...

The Nigeria Coat Of Arms Designer, Symbols and their Meanings

The designer of the Nigeria Coat of Arm is not known but the symbols on it and their meanings are. The black shield represents the country’s fertile soil, the wavy white “Y” shape represents the nation's two main inland rivers, the two white horses stand  for the country's dignity, and the red eagle symbolizes Nigeria's strength. Additionally. the green and white wreath...

25 Amazing Facts About Ladi Kwali: The Woman On N20 Note

Ladi Kwali OON, MBE (1925– 1984, Aged: 58–59) was a Nigerian potter, ceramicist, and educator best remembered as the pioneer of modern pottery in Nigeria. The twenty naira note is one of the most used naira denominations in Nigeria, mostly by the low class. Although its value is worth petty things such as sachet water, chewing gum, and pencil among...

11 Rare Inside Photos and Videos Of Aso Rock Presidential Villa

The Nigerian Presidential Complex houses are known as the Aso Rock Presidential Villa. Its structures include the Office and Residence of the President, Offices of the Vice President and Wife of the President, the State House Conference Center, State House Annexe and the Akinola Aguda House. In 1976, the Military Government of Murtala Mohammed decided to relocate the nation's Federal...

How Many International Airports Do We Have In Nigeria?

Currently, Nigeria has 13 international airports, of which only 5 are fully functional. The country has over 32 airports, out of which 26 are run and operated by the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria. Before the transition to the current democratic governance of Nigeria, the country was in dire need of international airports. The government saw the need to transform...

The 10 Most Beautiful States in Nigeria

Nigeria is made up of thirty-six (36) states and a Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. All of these states have in different ways contributed to the economic growth, manpower, and beauty of the country. Although this beauty comes in different aspects and each state is beautiful in its own right, the question of what is the most beautiful state...

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