On  1st October 1, 1960, Nigeria gained independence from the United Kingdom.  Do you know that the name Nigeria was taken from the Niger River?


Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa’s speech delivered at Tafawa Balewa Square in Lagos, Nigeria at to express how happy he was about Nigeria becoming independent sovereign nation….Nnamdi Azikiwe became Nigeria’s maiden Governor-General in 1960.

Happy Independence Day To All Nigerians!

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