Africa

1903: British Conquered Northern Nigeria

The mud-walled city of Kano in Northern Nigeria was captured by the British on February 3rd, 1903. They subjugated Northern Nigeria after a British resident of Southern Nigeria was killed and his murderer escaped North.

Vector illustration of the map of Nigeria. Getty Image

Once Kano fell, the leaders of the various tribes of Northern Nigeria, therefore, agreed to indirect British control.

 
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Tadese Faforiji

I am Tadese Faforiji, a history student of the prestigious Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State- 21st-century University, properly called. I am a blogger and an avid writer.

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