Home Africa History The word “NIGERIA” was first mentioned In Lokoja, Kogi State.

The word “NIGERIA” was first mentioned In Lokoja, Kogi State.

Many Kogi State indigenes and non-indigenes are not aware that the name of our dear country Nigeria was first pronounced in Lokoja, by Miss Flora Shaw, a beautiful British journalist who later became the wife of Lord Lugard.

Sir Fredrick Lugard was a British Imperialist and Governor of Northern and southern Protectorates of Nigeria as at then.

Flora Shaw decided to name the country NIGERA while observing the beauty of the greatest river in Nigeria, the river Niger from the top of Mount Patti.

Chinweuba Anyaragbuhttps://cdanewsonline.com
BEST SELLING BLOG THEME OF ALL TIMES. Follow us for more breaking news . Share,, like and Comment on our contents


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Most Popular

Major 10 News Updates you need to know this Friday morning

Good morning readers Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. The National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party led by the acting National...

Nigeria’s Public Debt Stands At N46.25trn

The nation’s public debt stood at N46. 25 trillion, as at the end of December 2022. According to the Debt Management Office (DMO), which released...

Labour Party Suspends 11 Executive Members For Anti-Party Activities

The Labour Party (LP) in Nasarawa State has suspended 11 executive members for engaging in anti-party activities at the just-concluded governorship and House of...

DSS’ Interim Govt Alarm Ploy To Arrest Obi, Atiku Before May 29 – Timi Frank Alleges

A former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Timi Frank has described the alarm over an alleged plot to foist...

Recent Comments