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The History of St. Valentine’s Day Massacre

Gang warfare ruled the streets of Chicago during the late 1920s, as chief gangster Al Capone sought to consolidate control by eliminating his rivals in the illegal trades of bootlegging, gambling and prostitution. This rash of gang…

History of Jollof Rice: Origin & How to Cook

The history of Jollof rice in Nigeria is not complete without the eternal debate about whether or not the Ghanian or the Senegalese Jollof Rice is better. It is one of the major sources of heated discussion online among Nigerians, Ghanaians…

History of Anambra State and towns in Anambra

Anambra is a state in southeastern Nigeria. Its name is an anglicized version of the original ‘Oma Mbala’, the native name of the Anambra River. The capital and seat of government is Awka. Onitsha, Nnewi and Ekwulobia are the biggest…

History of MultiChoice in Nigeria

MultiChoice Africa’s history begins in 1985 when Africa’s first pay-TV channel, M-Net, was launched by a group of South African media companies, including Naspers. In the midst of one of the most turbulent political and economic periods in…

The Origin of Kidnapping in Nigeria

Kidnapping in Nigeria has become a source of major concern. From a 'minor' angst in the Niger Delta to becoming a country-wide menace, kidnapping has been at the fore of Nigeria's main security problem. It is a known fact that the origin of…

A Comprehensive History of Nigeria

Nigeria is a country located on the Western coast of Africa. Nigeria has a diverse geography, with climates ranging from arid to humid equatorial. However, Nigeria’s most diverse feature is its people. Hundreds of languages are spoken in…