African History

NIGERIAN NATIONALISM

Nigerian Nationalism was a movement or struggle by patriotic Nigerians who fight for the Nigerian independence. The Nigerian Nationalism began since the early 1920s, and ended until the declaration of Nigeria as an independent from the British colonial rule in 1960. Background SOUTHERN NIGERIA The Nigerian Nationalism began after the introduction of the Clifford Constitution …

BRITISH CONQUEST OF SOKOTO CALIPHATE

The British Conquest of Sokoto Caliphate was a time when the British Colonial forces gradually defeated and subjugated the Emirates under the Caliphate in 1903. The Sokoto Caliphate was replaced with the Northern Nigerian Protectorate under the British Colonial administration. Background to British Conquest of Sokoto Caliphate The Sokoto Caliphate was an Islamic Caliphate in …

NIGERIAN 1983 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

Nigerian 1983 Presidential Election was the second of its kind in which eligible Nigerian voters choose an executive president. Prior to the 1983, in 1979 when Nigeria returned to democracy, an election was conducted for the first time. Therefore, after four years another election was conducted. The Nigerian 1983 Presidential Election was conducted on 6 …