History Fast Facts: Nigeria

Can you answer these fast facts about the history of Nigeria?

Which culture arrived on the Jos plateau around 1500 BC and disappeared around 500 AD?
Which Yoruba-speaking empire was located in eastern Benin and western Nigeria in the 17th century?
In which decade was the Hausa Nation conquered by the Sokoto Caliphate?
Which city was annexed by Britain as a crown colony in 1861?
In which year were the Southern Nigeria Protectorate and the Northern Nigeria Protectorate formally combined into one?
Who was the first and only Prime Minister of Nigeria?
In which year did Nigeria become independent?
Which province declared independence in 1967, leading to the Nigerian Civil War?
Who was president of Nigeria between 1985 and 1993?
In which town were hundreds of schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014?
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