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Oil was first discovered in commercial quantities in Nigeria at Oloibiri, Bayelsa State in 1955?
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Nigeria’s first commercial oil discovery was made at (Otuabagi/Otuogadi) in Oloibiri district by Shell Darcy on Sunday 15 January 1956.
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Nigeria’s FG first introduced universal primary education (making primary education free and compulsory) in 1957
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Nigeria’s FG introduced universal primary education in 1976, under the Obasonjo military regime.
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Carter Bridge (which connects Lagos Island to the mainland) was built in 1901
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The Carter Bridge built was built in 1901 by the British colonial government, and is one of the three bridges connecting Lagos Island to the mainland.
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Television began broadcasting in Nigeria in 1958
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Television began broadcasting in Nigeria on 31 October 1959. It operated under the name Western Nigerian Government Broadcasting Corporation (WNTV)
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Until 1904, cowry shells were used as currency in Nigeria.
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The cowry was discontinued as a means of legal tender in Nigeria in 1904.
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Emmanuel Amokachi scored Nigeria's first World Cup goal.
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Nigeria’s first goal at the Fifa World Cup was scored by Rashidi Yekini during a 3-0 win over Bulgaria at the 1994 World Cup.
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Nigeria’s first railway line opened in 1903 and ran from Iddo (in Lagos) to Ibadan.
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Nigeria’s first railway line opened in 1901 and ran from Iddo (in Lagos) to Ibadan (the capital of Oyo State)
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The CMS Grammar School in Bariga, a suburb of Lagos in Lagos State, is the oldest secondary school in Nigeria.
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Founded on 6 June 1859 by the Church Missionary Society, the CMS Grammar School in Bariga, Lagos State, is the oldest secondary school in Nigeria.
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Borno State is the largest in Nigeria with a land mass of 76,363 square kilometres.
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Located in the North central geopolitical zone of Nigeria, Niger State covers 76,363 square kilometres, and is the largest Nigerian state by land area.
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The third Mainland Bridge in Lagos is the longest bridge in West Africa, measuring approximately 11.8 kilometres.
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At approximately 11.8 kilometres, the third Mainland Bridge is the longest in West Africa.
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