map of Lake Chad

Lake Chad

Lake Chad; at the farthest northeast end of Nigeria sharing close boundary with Niger, Cameroon, and Chad republics. The Chad basin, 2258 kilometers wide, was in 1991 designated as a tourist site…

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Owena Market in Owena, Ondo State

Owena

Owena; town on on the Benin/Ilesa highway, straddled between Ondo and Osun States. Following creation of more states from the defunct Western State, Owena initially fell within the old Oyo State;…

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Iduma

Iduma; are a people in the Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, a subset of the Abureni, which belongs in the Ogbia-Abureni language cluster and often identified with two other…

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JaJa of Opobo

JaJa of Opobo, full name; Jugbo Jubogha, was the charismatic king of Opobo in the Niger Delta who opposed inroad of British trade into the hinterland. JaJa, an Nkwerre man, was born c.1821 in…

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Taiwo Akinkunmi

Taiwo Akinkunmi, born on 10 May, 1936, was the designer of the Nigerian national flag. Akinkunmi who hails from Owu in Abeokuta, Ogun state attended Baptist Day Secondary School, Ibadan for his…

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