#ThrowbackThursday: The Nigerian Independence Edition


It was Nigeria’s Independence day yesterday and we know you’re in a nostalgic mood of Faaji. This week, we bring you a mix of videos from the first Nigerian independence celebration, a bit of Nigeria’s founding fathers, senators fighting, blowing some hankum crankum grammar and your favorite King Sunny Ade video.

Nigeria’s Founding Fathers – Tafawa Balewa, Ahmadu Bello, Nnamdi Azikiwe and Obafemi Awolowo

Crowds Celebrate Nigeria’s Independence in London in 1960

Nigeria’s 1960 Voting Caught On Camera

Brawl In The Nigerian House of Representatives

Hon. Patrick Obahiagbon Speaks

King Sunny Ade – The Way Forward

Get your groove on this weekend, Seriously





We know Nigeria has problems but hey, we’re able to keep our government running for months after the budget deadline :D.

Sources: The Nigeria History Channel , SaharaTV, Seka Moke, TayoTVvideos

Images: The Nigeria Nostalgia Project


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