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Happy Birthday to Nigeria!

Market in Lagos, the most populous city in Nigeria and on African Continent. *Photo from Wikipedia October 1 is Independence Day, celebrates the independence of Nigeria from United Kingdom in 1960. Modern-day Nigeria has been the site of numerous kingdoms and tribal states over the millennia. The modern state originated from British colonial rule beginning in the 19th century, and the merging of the Southern Nigeria Protectorate and Northern Nigeria Protectorate in 1914. The British set up administrative and legal structures whilst practicing indirect rule through traditional chiefdoms. Nigeria became a formally independent federation in 1960. The Federal Republic of