Reception of delegates from Yoruba interior to the peace negotiations of 1886 by Governor A. Moloney

Intelligence Report

Intelligence Report in colonial Nigeria was a document outlining the history and the administrative culture of the people as constructed from oral traditions and in some cases, other trusted…

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Hezekiah Oladapo Davies

Hezekiah Oladapo Davies was a leading Nigerian nationalist, born in Lagos on 5 April 1905 to “Spiritual Moses”, who was one of the founders of the Cherubim and Seraphim Church. Hezekiah was…

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Rev. Samuel Johnson, author of History of the Yorubas, and family

Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson was an historian and Anglican minister known for his authorship of the standard reference for the History of the Yorubas. Born in 1846 to Yoruba Sierra Leonean returnees in the…

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