When did Britain colonize Nigeria?
Britain colonised Nigeria towards the end of the nineteenth century, after a forty-year war. Coastal areas were colonised first, then Britain began making inroads into the interior. A protectorate was established over northern Nigeria in 1900. Nigeria did not gain its independence until 1 October 1960. ...
Asked in War and Military History, UK History
What country did Britain fight in order to take over Britain?
Britain never fought any COUNTRY to take over Britain. You need to narrow down the specific dates of this...
How is Nigeria weather different from great Britain?
Nigeria is near the equator.
Asked in English Language, Nigeria
How did the English language get to be used in Nigeria?
Nigeria was part of the European slave trade, which Great Britain took part in. Britain also controlled Nigeria for a time and attempted to convert natives to Christianity, which is why the English language is used in Nigeria. ...
Asked in History of Africa, Nigeria
Who was Nigeria trying to gain its independence from?
Nigeria gained it's independence from Great Britain
Asked in World War 1
What countries did Britain take over in world war 1?
They didn't take over any countries. Germany, Italy and Austria-Hungary did but in the end Britain, France and Russia won the war so Britain didn't need to take over any countries. ...
Asked in History of Europe, Nigeria, Imperialism
When did Nigeria get colonized?
Nigeria probably had contact with Europeans (Portugese explorers) as early as the 1400s. Nigeria was officially colonized on January 1, 1901 when it became a British protectorate, and part of the British Empire. Britain had claim over that region of Africa since 1885. ...