Do you know that Nigeria is the only country in the whole world that doesn’t use coins as a means of payment of goods and services and debt. I have attached my little collection of old coins my beloved country has used in the past both under colonial British rule and after colonization. Source: Personal…


Nigerian Army Col. A. E. Abubakar and U.S. Marine Col. David S. Bunn.

Nigerian Army Col. A. E. Abubakar and U.S. Marine Col. David S. Bunn take part in a flight on a U.S. Marine MV-22 Osprey. The U.S. Agency for International Development is the lead U.S. Government organization for Operation United Assistance. U.S. Africa Command is supporting the effort by providing command and control, logistics, training and…



John Spizack had access to photograph forced-labor camps. This photo of an unidentified man tied to a pickax shows a typical punishment for blacks living in these conditions, early 1930s.

Madam Efunroye Tinubu (c. 1810 – 1887)

Madam Efunroye Tinubu (c. 1810 – 1887) was an active adversary of the British Colonial Government of what is now Nigeria that was banished by it from Lagos to her native Abeokuta. She was a former slave trader who, having realised the relative differences between domestic slaving and the inhumane treatment of slaves in Europe…