General Yakubu Gowon visits Chairman Mao Zedong on 10th September 1974, shortly after the formal establishment of diplomaitc relations between Nigeria and China
The Palace of Emir of Daura was built by Magajiya Daurama using sun-baked bricks, local rafters known as ‘Azara’, and a colorant, ‘Makuba’. The Palace contains large ‘Zaure’ (main entrance) and several inner chambers.
The Emir of Kano Palace is the oldest and largest traditional palace in Northern Nigeria built by Sarkin Muhammadu Rumfa between 1463 and 1499 in an era when the Kano Emirate served as the seat of power throughout Northern Nigeria.
Built in 1010 AD, around the same time as Angkor Wat in Cambodia, the Benin Wall is known to have been the largest man-made structure in West Africa, located in Old Benin Kingdom.