Tag archive of Nigerian History dates

Nigeria Profile: A Chronology of Keys Events

A chronology of key events: circa 800 BC - Jos plateau settled by Nok - a neolithic and iron age civilization. circa 11th century onwards - Formation of city states, kingdoms and empires, including Hausa kingdoms and Borno dynasty in north, Oyo and Benin kingdoms in south. 1472 - Portuguese navigators reach Nigerian coast. Continue reading the main story

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