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OYO EMPIRE

Oyo Empire was a great Yoruba empire that possessed almost a territory known today as a south western part of modern day Nigeria, and south eastern part of modern day Benin Republic. The Oyo Empire came into being since around the 14th century, and remained in existence until its declined in the 19th century. In…
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NIGERIAN NATIONALISM

Nigerian Nationalism was a movement or struggle by patriotic Nigerians who fight for the Nigerian independence against the British colonial rule. 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 to the Nigerian Nationalism SOUTHERN NIGERIA The Nigerian…
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HOLOCAUST

Holocaust was a mass killing of over six million Jews during the Second World War (1939-1945) by the Nazi Government of Germany under Adolf Hitler. During the Holocaust genocide almost two-thirds of the Jews in Europe were killed. Background Before the Holocaust, there were at least nine million Jews living in Europe. Most of these…
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NAPOLEON INVASION OF EGYPT

Napoleon Invasion of Egypt was a military conquest of Egypt by the French army under the command of the French military leader called Napoleon Bonarparte in 1798. The Invasion of Egypt was part of the French or Napoleon’s expansion campaign known as the ‘Mediterranean Campaign of 1798. The Napoleon’s Invasion of Egypt was caused by…
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GHANA EMPIRE

The Ghana Empire which traditionally known as Wagadu was certainly among the greatest empires to have been made in the history of Africa. The Empire was located in west Africa in what is today part of the countries of Senegal, Mauritania, and Mali. The Empire was founded by the Soninke people of western Africa around…
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MALI EMPIRE

Mali Empire was one of the most greatest empires to have ever existed not only in West Africa, but in the entire African continent. The Empire existed for over four hundred years, presumably from about the 13th century to 17th century. The territory of the Empire spanned into the modern days countries of Mali, Senegal,…
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FOUNDATION OF SAUDI ARABIA

The Foundation of Saudi Arabia came about in 1932 when a person called Abdul-Aziz Ibn Saud conquered and united four independents regions of Hejaz, Najd, Al-Ahsa, and Asir. The conquest of the four regions started in 1902, and eventually the conquered regions gave birth to Saudi Arabia in 1932. Therefore, we can said that the…
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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…
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THIRTEEN AMERICAN COLONIES

Thirteen American Colonies or the Thirteen Colonies were the British Colonial holdings in the North American continent along the coast east coast of the Atlantic Ocean. The British Colonial Government ruled the Thirteen American Colonies since 1607 until the American War of Independence in 1776 when the Colonies defeated the British and declared their independence.…
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ORIGIN OF HAUSA PEOPLE

The origin of Hausa people has been a topic that have been attracting the attention of many scholars specifically historians. The Hausa people were black Africans who lived in the West African sub-region specifically in the Northern Nigeria and southern Niger. The Hausa people were famously known as business people who went far and near…
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