Samuel Ajayi Crowther
Not until 1943, the British had no confidence in the administrative capabilities of educated Africans; not even those who graduated from some of their best universities, like Oxford and Cambridge universities.
Precisely, on Januar 1, 1890, the Royal Niger Company, formally transferred (sold) her administrative rights and powers on the “Niger-Area”, which later became known as NIGERIA (as from 8th January, 1897) to the Crown (the British government) for the sum of 865,000 pounds.
13 Sep 2020
Primate of the Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion), Most Rev Henry Ndukuba has commenced actualisation of the move to bring Osoogun community of Iseyin Local Council Area of Oyo State ...
7 Apr 2019
Samuel Ajayi Crowther was a linguist and the first African Anglican Bishop. Born in Osogun, now Iseyin Local Government Area in Oyo State, at about 1807, he was captured alongside others by slave raiders when he was about 13 years old and sold into slavery.
1 Dec 2018
President Muhammadu Buhari has warned against politicising religion in Nigeria, saying Muslims and Christians can flourish together.This is contained in an opinion piece written by the President on religion published in the Church Times, UK’s largest Anglican newspaper and made available to newsmen in Abuja yesterday.