Ilupeju-Ekiti

Ilupeju-Ekiti; with a population of 21,000 in the 1963 Census is one of the major towns in Ekiti State and in fact, the largest town in Oye local government area of the state. The town has a…

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The Great Hunger

In 1973, crops failed and pastures dried up over large expanses of Senegal, Mauritania, Mali, Upper Volta, Niger, Chad, the Northern States of Nigeria, and parts of Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo and…

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Tongeji

Tongeji; Oil rich island village in the Benin Republic border end of Ogun State, Nigeria. To gain access to the treasure Island, the easiest, though not the most time manageable route, is Whekan…

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Professor Mabogunje in the '60s

Akin Mabogunje

Akinlawon Ladipo Mabogunje ; Professor of Geography and first African elected foreign associate of the United States National Academy of Sciences, in the line of Charles Darwin and Martin Luther…

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Isarun

Isarun village in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State, located along Ilesa-Akure Road having Igbara Oke as its neighbour when heading towards Akure. There are many signposts and billboards…

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Makoko floating school

Makoko

Makoko; a renowned Lagos slum with makeshift building constructed with planks and partially corrugated iron sheets on top of a rather stagnant river as its hallmark of life. From the rising of the…

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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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Osooro

Osooro; an Ikale clan predominant in the northern part of Ikale land south of Ondo State, the region of which, with Urhobo immigrants accounts for more than a quarter of Ikale population. Ikale,…

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Makun

Makun

Makun; described simply as waterside Ijebu by historian, E.A. Alayande, the Makun community of Sagamu is the combination of urban or rural settlements which as a unit constituted one of the…

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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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