Nigeria Timeline
 

Nigeria Timeline

Nigeria Timeline
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Europeans established ports for slave trafficking
Nigeria became a British protectorate
Nigeria granted full independence
Coups and uprisings
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      The earliest humans (Homo erectus and Homo habilis) lived in East Africa more than 2 million years ago
The earliest ancient tribes belonged to the Nok culture
 
         
    700 AD Arabian and Persians trade with ivory, rhino horn, gold, shells and slaves. Arab traders settle and bring a Muslim influence to the culture
The Yoruba kingdoms of Ifẹ were founded about 700-900
 
         
    1400 The Yoruba kingdoms of Ọyọ were founded about 1400.  
         
    1472 Portuguese navigators reach Nigerian coast  
         
    1600's Europeans established ports for slave trafficking. Millions of Nigerians are forcibly sent to the Americas.  
         
    1800's Nigeria comes under the loose control of an Islamic empire
European slave traders establish coastal ports for the increasing traffic in slaves destined for the Americas. The slaves were emancipated in the 1830's
 
         
    1901 Nigeria became a British protectorate  
         
    1914 Nigeria became a British colony
1914 - 1918 World War I
 
         
    1939 1939 - 1945 1939-1945 World War 2  
         
    1945 August 1945 The United States dropped atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki  
         
    1960 Nigeria was granted full independence  
         
      A series of Coups have resulted in turbulent and violent recent years in Nigerian history.  
         
Nigeria Timeline

Nigeria Timeline
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