The historical backdrop of Nigeria can be followed to ancient pilgrims (Nigerians) living in the region as right on time as 11000 BC. Various antiquated African human advancements settled in the locale that is today Nigeria, for example, the Kingdom of Nri, the Benin Empire, and the Oyo Empire. Islam achieved Nigeria through the Borno Empire between (1068 AD) and Hausa States around (1385 AD) amid the eleventh century, while Christianity came to Nigeria in the fifteenth century through Augustinian and Capuchin priests from Portugal. The Songhai Empire likewise involved piece of the area. Lagos was attacked by British powers in 1851 and formally attached in 1861. Nigeria turned into a British protectorate in 1901. Colonization kept going until 1960, when an autonomy development prevailing with regards to picking up Nigeria its freedom.
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