Man Attempts Suicide To Prove TB Joshua Is A True Prophet

Man Attempts Suicide To Prove TB Joshua Is A True Prophet

Man Attempts Suicide At TB Joshua’s Church A man has reportedly attempted committing suicide at the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) to prove that TB Joshua is a true prophet. He was seen running across the gallery before tumbling down to the ground floor whilst a service was going...Read more …

Yobe Central Mosque, Damaturu, Yobe State

Yobe Central Mosque, Damaturu, Yobe State by Abiyamo Field Correspondents These are shots of the famed Yobe Central Mosque, Damaturu, Yobe State, northeastern Nigeria, the largest in the country. Launched on Friday, the 11th of May, 2007, the Committee for the Yobe Mosque Project was headed by Alhaji Baba Ba’aba. The walls...Read more …

Gaat Hotel, Damaturu, Yobe State

The following are images of the Gaat Hotel in Damaturu, Yobe State, northeastern Nigeria. This is what a Fan of Abiyamo, Olatunde Akinbola Babalola has to say on the hotel:  Abiyamo, our minds must be working in the same direction! I remembered this beautiful hotel few days ago and went in search...Read more …
Sir George Taubman Goldie, The Founder of Nigeria

Sir George Taubman Goldie, The Founder of Nigeria

Sir George Taubman Goldie, The Founder of Nigeria On Thursday, 22nd November, 1906, the Edinburgh Evening News (page 4) reported the story of Goldie under the caption ‘Royal Scottish Geographical Society’ thus: We give a portrait of the Right Hon. Sir George The Taubman Goldie, P.C., K.C.M.G., F.R.S., D.C.L., LL.D.,...Read more …
Wild Rubber Discovery In Nigeria In 1944

Wild Rubber Discovery In Nigeria In 1944

Wild Rubber Discovery In Nigeria In 1944 On Friday, 23rd June, 1944, the Sussex Agricultural Express reported thus:  Wild Rubber Discovery –  As an experiment, convict labour has been turned on to collecting wild rubber in the densely-forested Ikon region of South-East Nigeria whose rubber resources were totally unknown before the war....Read more …
Kenneth Dike

Kenneth Dike

Kenneth Dike Two outstanding achievements marked the summer graduation at Aberdeen yesterday. Mr. Kenneth O. Dike, a native of Nigeria and British Council scholarship holder, besides graduating M.A with first class honours in History, won the Calthnesss Prize and the Forbes Gold Medal in that subject. ‘I have now been...Read more …
Mahmudo Bayo Baker

Mahmudo Bayo Baker

Mahmudo Bayo Baker was described as a ‘prominent winner in the junior class’ (of the medals) at the Stracathro Hospital School of Nursing. Here, he is shown as a student of distinction with others in November 1954. Others with him in this photo are Mr. John Noble, Luthermuir, who was...Read more …
Nigerian Students in Dundee in March 1951

Nigerian Students in Dundee in March 1951

Nigerian Students in Dundee in March 1951 Margaret Muir, vice-president of Dundee Soroptimists, entertains overseas students who were guests at the Soroptimists’ luncheon on March 7th, 1951. Left to right_ Gudlangur Hjorleifsson, Iceland; Razak Oshudi (probably Oshodi), Nigeria, Richard F. Hayward, Gibraltar; Akin Lakeni, Nigeria, Errick S. Errickson, Oslo and...Read more …
JK Nzerem

JK Nzerem

On Thursday, 13th May, 1954, the following was reported of a Nigerian, JK Nzerem in the Aberdeen Evening Express: NIGERIAN VISITOR: Mr. J.K Nzerem, an education administrative officer from Owerri, Eastern Nigeria, visited six Aberdeenshire Council Welfare Department homes for old people and children on Deeside and Donside yesterday. Mr....Read more …