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In Efik mythology, Abasi is considered the Supreme Creator (God), the giver of life, death, and justice. He lived in the sky with his wife, Atai, a wise goddess who also served as his advisor. Abasi created two humans; a man, and a woman who lived in the sky with him and had very little knowledge of the world. One day, as they were looking down on earth, the two humans asked Abasi to let them live there but he forbade it because he did not want them to surpass him in wisdom. Atai proposed a compromise...View all
Nigeria became a republic. Nnamdi Azikiwe became President of the country with Sir Tafawa Balewa as Prime Minister.
Shortly after Nigeria gained its independence, the country held its first national elections to establish the country's first independent government.
General Yakubu Gowon announced on May 5th the division of the 3 Nigerian regions into 12 states.