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History - Nigeria

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Nigeria Tourism Development Corporation
This is the official Nigeria tourism website. The potential role of the tourism sector as a major instrument for socio-economic development cannot be overemphasized. These potentials cannot be realized unless the numerous tourist attractions are well developed, packed and promoted, with diligent attention to security and welfare of visitors. Nigeria Tourism Official web site is set to serve as the mouth piece of stakeholders in the pushing for positive changes in this all-important sector.
The BBC provides a wide range of distinctive programmes and services for everyone, free of commercial interests and political bias. A chronology of key events in the history of Nigeria from 800 BC to present day.
Timeline: Nigeria
U.S. State Department - Bureau of African Affairs
This site is managed by the Office of Electronic Information, Bureau of Public Affairs and is a portal for information from the U.S. State Department.
History of Nigeria
Motherland Nigeria
Created by Olubunmi "Boomie O., a Nigerian American, this site provides detailed information on numerous topics of interest on Nigeria.
Brief historyGovernmental HistoryArt History
World History Archives
World History Archives is a repository for documents for teaching and understanding contemporary world history and the struggle for social progress. This page contains a wealth of articles on Nigeria and should be viewed.
History Articles on Nigeria