INDEPENDENCE AGAINST A DARK BACKDROP. BY @FirstSonar

The amalgamation of three large regions containing between 250 and 300 or more ethnic groups including an estimated 500 languages, happened exactly 104 years ago in 1914 by British colonial representative Sir Frederick Lugard also known as Lord Lugard, the name ‘Nigeria’ came from his wife Flora Louise Shaw fondly and officially called Lady Lugard who later passed on in 1925 leaving her husband a broken man who never got over her death. I shall be skipping the monotonous drab of recounting our journey as a nation from independence in…

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