Between 1500 and 1700, the area now known as Nigeria was host to a variety of kingdoms and empires.
Have you ever noticed how the Americans have a documentary for absolutely EVERYTHING? I recognised this about a year ago while completing my Masters and being introduced to the plethora of ways they have documented their history – from documentaries about fashion, tv, music – someone has or is currently creating a documentary about it. […]
It has been quite the educational journey learning about these historical women that paved the way for the female leaders of the #EndSars protests…
‘I am she who is called Pelewura…. . I will not starve in the country I was born in.’
‘If a woman had been among those killed (by the colonial administrators) the British women in Aba would have all been killed!’
‘If I don’t know book, I know rights…’
Nigeria’s constitutional history is most definitely worth examining and understanding.
‘As for the charges against me, I am unconcerned. I am beyond their timid lying morality and so I am beyond caring.’
‘Although not talked about as much, there are several women from our past who played key and pivotal roles in various movements.’