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Herbert Macaulay: The Father of Nigerian Nationalism

Born on this day in Lagos, Nigeria, in 1964, Herbert Macaulay helped to lay the foundation of modern Nigeria and he contributed majorly to the shaping of popular perceptions of a modern nation and its obligation to the public. Macaulay belonged to a distinguished missionary family with roots in the […]

Three Women Behind Nigeria’s Independence
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Three Women Behind Nigeria’s Independence

In the years that led to Nigeria’s independence from Britain in 1960, there were women whose contributions not only defined how Nigerians stood up to the colonialists then but also led active political and socio-economic movements that culminated into Nigeria’s independence. But most often than not, when the likes of […]