Nigerian army inspecting Gwoza Hills

Gwoza Hills

Gwoza hills; rocky and sun-baked  system of hills in Borno State where three villages with primitive existence and peculiar traditions: Kunde, Guduf- Nagadio and Guduf-Kusaraha in Gwoza Local…

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Peter Akinola

Akinola Peter

Akinola Peter; Conservative Archbishop of the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion. Akinola’s crusade to prevent the pollution of traditional Christian values in the body of the global Anglican…

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Gender

Gender as a concept is described by Marjorie Mclatosh as the differing roles and expectations a given society imposes upon women as opposed to men. It has been argued by one Oyerone Oyewunmi…

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Dream

Dream is refereed to “An illusory mental image” in Roget’s II. The New Thesaurus Macmillan English Dictionary however defines dream as “something that you…

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Jayin

Jayin was the Alaafin who succeeded ‘Karan the cruel’. Jayin’s petty lifestyle which appeared to be dedicated much to pleasure caused the nation to look up to his kind and generous son,…

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Ayibi

Ayibi emerged as Alaafin after the rule of an interim government headed by Basorun Iba Biri. He was the grandson of the immediate past Alaafin, Jayin, and son of the popular Prince, Olusi who died…

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Awoniboju

Awoniboju, also known as Oluboye was one of the Alaafin of Oyo who reigned during the tyranny of Basorun Gaha. Surprising it will seem, that the Alaafin, given the antecedents of his predecessors,…

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Labisi

Labisi was the Alaafin of Oyo after Ojigi, the indulgent father who died with his son, and immediate predecessor of Amuniwaiye, the king disgraced because of his affairs with his medicine man’s…

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Augustus Otonba-Payne

Augustus Otonba-Payne

Augustus Otonba-Payne was a key figure in Lagos Colony during the reign of Queen Victoria of England. Otonba Payne was born 1839 in Sierra Leone. His father was captured from Ijebu Ode during one…

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Iga Idunganran

Iga Iduganran

Iga Idungaran, the Lagos Oba’s Palace, is located along Upper King Street on Lagos Island. It is the most significant of the buildings representing the Pre-colonial Lagos. During the reign of…

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