QUEEN ELIZABETH IN NIGERIA 1956.

DATE:Jan/Feb.1956: In this old photo, the Queen taps the shoulder of Sir Francis Ibiam with a sword,when she created him a Knight of the British Empire (KBE).The Investiture took place at Enugu, Eastern Nigeria. Sourced from: flickr.com/21116944 Note that Agyuiyi Ironsi is standing behind the Queen and he was assigned as equerry to Queen Elizabeth…

NIGERIAN POLICE OFFICER .

U.S. Navy Captain Todd Morris and Commander Daniel Primm of Surgical Company A, 4th Medical Battalion Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, explore the open abdomen of a Nigerien police who was a knife victim in Tahoua, Niger during Exercise Shared Accord 2006. (U.S. Air Force Photography by Technical Sgt Sean M. Worrell)(Released)

Nigerian Navy Special Forces.

GULF OF GUINEA (April 19, 2014) – A member of the Nigerian Special Boat Services (NSBS) prepares to search a compartment of the joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) during a simulated boarding as part of Obangame Express 2014. Obangame Express is a U.S. Africa Command-sponsored multinational maritime exercise designed to increase maritime safety…

Anambra Waxbill

The Anambra waxbill (Estrilda poliopareia) is a species of estrildid finch found in wetter land of southern Nigeria and no where else in the world. The Anambra waxbill lives in small flocks of up to 20 birds or more. It appears to be found at southern Nigeria, and is known with certainty from only five…

Prof Eni Njoku.

Born on November 6, 1917 in Ebem, Ohafia, Abia State, Professor Eni Njoku was educated at Ebem Primary School and attended Hope Waddell Training Institute, Calabar between 1933 and 1936. He went to Yaba Higher School (now Yaba College of Technology) Lagos in 1937. Eni Njoku studied botany at the University of Manchester in England.…

BIAFRA TRAIN,Wallis, TX.

A grain hopper tagged with the name of a Nigerian breakaway republic – the focus of Nigeria’s 1969 Civil War? On a siding along BNSF’s Galveston subdivision between Sealy and Wallis TX. Apparently there is a Minneapolis-based art movement called Biafra, no relation to Nigeria.

Sourced from: Roy luck.

Dr Banda visits Northern Nigeria.

Hastings Kamuzu Banda (born-March or April 1898 – 25 November 1997) was the leader of Malawi and its predecessor state, Nyasaland, from 1961 to 1994. After receiving much of his education overseas, Banda returned to his home country (then British Nyasaland) to speak against colonialism and advocate for independence. In 1963, he was formally appointed…