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Tuesday, 1 October 2013

From The Archive(s): Amazing Nigeria's Pre And Post Independence Photos

Photo Credit: The Nigerian Nostalgia 1960 -1980 Project

Sir Louis Odumegwu Ojukwu, KBE .Date unknown 




Anike Agbaje-Williams (1936- ) Broadcaster: The first person, male or female to appear on Television in the whole of Africa. This was at WNTV-WNBS Ibadan on 31 October 1959.




The King of Abeokuta and his daughter checking over some of his 50 crowns. Source: JET, 19th may 1955


The Esama Of Benin Chief Gabriel Osawaru Igbinedion (1934 - ) , As A Police Constable , 1959 .
The pound was the currency of Nigeria between 1907 and 1973. Until 1958, Nigeria used the British West African pound, after which it issued its own currency

PICTURE SHOWS THE WEDDING INVITATION CARD OF GENERAL IBRAHIM BABANGIDA & MARYAM BABANGIDA IN 1969. IT READS: MARIYA MUHAMMED KING WEDS IBRAHIM BABANGIDA.

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