Nigeria Timeline


5000 BC
Neolithic
period
2500 BC
Bronze age
2000 BC
Sparsely
populated
800BC - 200AD
Nok on Jos
plateau
600 BC
Iron age
146 - 400AD
Ancient Rome
5 AD
Romans
rule Britain
410 - 1065 AD
Invaders
11 AD
Hausa City States
established
1216 - 1347 AD
Middle Ages
1485 -
1602 AD
Tudors
14 AD
Oyo & Benin
become influential
15 AD
Benin reaches
its peak
Late 15 AD
Portuguese
Traders
18 AD
Oyo controls Yorubaland
& neighbouring Dahomey
1819 -
1901 AD
Victorians
1837 AD
Sokoto
established
1861 AD
Lagos
annexed
1897 AD
Benin sacked by the British
1903 AD
Sokoto conquered
by F. Lugard
1906 AD
Britain
control
all Nigeria
1914
Benin Dynasty
restored
N&S amalgamated
1960 AD
Nigeria gains its independence from Britain
1967 AD
Nigerian
civil war
     
1970 AD
Nigeria Oil boom


BBC Nigeria Profile – Timeline:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-13951696

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