A Rare 16th Century Description of the Advanced Economy of Ancient Benin

The Benin Kingdom was one of most developed states in Africa in ancient times until it was annexed by the British Empire in 1897. Founded around 1180 C.E, the people of Benin Kingdom built an advanced society and city so advanced that European historians compared it to Amsterdam in Europe. One of such descriptions: “When… Read More A Rare 16th Century Description of the Advanced Economy of Ancient Benin

Like Africans, the First Modern Britons had ‘Dark to Black’ Skin

In 2017, the discovery of Graecopithecus freybergi, aka ‘El Graeco’ was said to prove that our European ancestors were already enjoying life in Europe 200,000 years before the existence of the earliest of our African ancestors. Which an International team of researchers said entirely change the beginning of human history and place the last common ancestor of both… Read More Like Africans, the First Modern Britons had ‘Dark to Black’ Skin

Nigeria’ 8,500 Years Old Dufuna Canoe and Lack of Interest in Archaeology

There have been great discoveries of relics in Nigeria which includes the famous 2,500 years old Nok artefacts discovered in 1929, the 2,000 years old Igbo-Ukwu artefacts discovered in 1939 and the 8,500 years old Dufuna Canoe discovered in 1987. While records show that Nok and the Igbo-Ukwu finds, have been extensively researched and studied by archaeologists… Read More Nigeria’ 8,500 Years Old Dufuna Canoe and Lack of Interest in Archaeology