People & Politics
This is a list of African countries and their presidents, heads of state, heads of governments, and other rulers in the year 2022.
Society & Culture
Dambe is a type of martial art that is associated with the Hausa people that mainly inhabit the north of Nigeria
Chief Anthony Enahoro, the Parliamentarian Who First Moved the Motion for Nigeria’s Independence in 1953
Chief Anthony Enahoro was one of Nigeria's foremost anti-colonial and pro-democracy activists. He is renowned as the parliamentarian who moved the first motion envisaging independence in 1953.
King Eyo Honesty II ended brutal practices such as the killing of twins; human sacrifices; and the immolation of slaves upon the death of an important person.
According to the Global Fire Power, Egypt has the most powerful military in Africa and the 13th in the world with a PwrIndx* score of 0.2216
Society & Culture
Abagana Ambush: On This Day in 1968, Nigerian Army Suffered the Heaviest Single Loss in the Biafran War
The Abagana Ambush which happened on March 31, 1968 was an ambush by Biafran guerrilla troops that wiped out the Nigerian 2 Division.
King Bayano: the Yoruba King Who Escaped Slavery and Led the Biggest Slave Revolts of 16th Century Panama
Bayano was an African enslaved by Spaniards who led the biggest slave revolts of 16th century Panama.
Chief Amodu Tijani: This Yoruba Chief Took Britain to Court in 1921 for Stealing His Land and Won a Huge Compensation
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Chief Amodu Tijani Oluwa, also known as simply Amodu Tijani, was a Nigerian traditional chief who cane to prominence in the high colonial period, when he took the British colonial government to court in 1921 for appropriating his land in Apapa.
Nigeria is the African country with Highest Number of International Students Studying in the US in 2021 and the 10th highest in the world.
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