1949 – Nigerian Footballers Play Without Boots

Nigerian footballers play against Marine F.C. in Liverpool without boots and win 5-2. The commentator is hilarious

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1959 Nigerian Television Becomes A Reality!

The Western Nigeria Television (WNTV) in Ibadan was Nigeria established in1959.  It was the first televison station in Africa

Here, we see Chief Anthony Enahoro (then Western Nigeria Minister of Home and Mid-West Affairs) discussing the establishment of this television service at a press conference and signing the agreement with Mr. Noel Sabine, representative of Overseas Rediffusion Limited, the technical partner of WNTV.