Independence Month Series: October 11, 1960

Premier of Western Nigeria, Chief S.L. Akintola defined the welfare policy of his government as the creation of a property awakening democracy, which will abolish class distinction of any kind and ensure conditions for all to own essential property.

Princess Alexandra arrived in Kaduna for a four day tour of Northern Nigeria.

A Former British Prime Minister, Sir Winston Churchill, wrote to Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, thanking him for Nigeria’s gift of timber worth One thousand pounds for panelling and flooring of the junior common room of Churchill College at Cambridge.

Aerial View of Kaduna
Aerial View of Kaduna
Sir Tafawa Balewa
Sir Tafawa Balewa
Winston Churchill1
Winston Churchill
Churchill College Cambridge
Churchill College Cambridge


  1. Historical Flashback newspaper vol. 3 No. 9

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