Monday, October 3, 2016

Pictures and videos from Nigeria's first independence celebration

On October 1st, 1960, Nigeria became an independent country after being a British protectorate since 1901.

1. There’s Princess Alexandra of Kent opening the first parliament of the New Nigeria.

2. Happy Nigerians celebrating independence.

3. Students having a march past.

4. Prime Minister, Tafawa Balewa addressing the crowd

5. Cross section of individuals at the celebration.
You should check out these videos from the big 1960 independence day celebrations


(Credit: OMGvoice)   

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