Isaac Adaka Boro

Isaac Adaka Boro was a Minority rights activist and hero of the Nigerian Civil War on the side of the federal government, who paradoxically was himself a former secessionist, declaring in…

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Niger Delta Conflict

Niger Delta Conflict saw a series of insurgencies in the oil producing creeks of the Niger Delta area of Nigeria, threatening the country’s Oil and gas industry which provides about 85% of…

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Bate’s Dwarf Antelopes

Bate’s Dwarf Antelopes, Neotragus batesi, are very small antelopes, only some 5.5 cm long, and weighing from 2-3 kg. Males are a lot bigger than the female and it is only they that posses…

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Straw-coloured fruit Bat

Straw-colored Fruit Bat, Eidolon helvum, is a species of bats, called Àdón in Yoruba, a mammal having the distinguishing feature of their forelimbs being developed as wings, thereby becoming the…

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Banded Jewel fish

The Banded Jewel fish, Hemichromis fasciatus, is an ornamental fish, which occurs in many hydrographic basins in West Africa. Together with the Tilapia it belongs to the cichlid family, which are…

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