Today In Nigerian History: 1st January


On this day in 1998, The University of Abuja was established…

Also on this day in 1985, the Nigeria Postal Service Department (NIPOST) came into being with the establishment of the Nigeria Telecommunications Limited (NITEL

In 1973, on this day, the naira was introduced, replacing the pound at a rate of 2 naira = 1 pound. This made Nigeria the last country to abandon the £sd currency system.

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