The history of the Nigeria Tribe can be traced back to the earliest settlers who traded in the Middle East and Africa in 1100 BC.
Many ancient African civilizations settled in areas that are today Nigeria, such as the Nri Kingdom, Benin Empire, and Oyo Empire.
Islam entered Nigeria through the Borno Empire between the Borno Empire (1068 AD) and Joseph State (1385 AD) in the 11th century, while Christianity came to Nigeria through Augustin and monks and monks in Portugal in the 15th century.
Kingdom of Igbo
The Kingdom of Enri is considered the foundation of the Igbo culture and the oldest kingdom in Nigeria. The origins of Igbo’s creation myth, Nri and Aguleri, are located in the territory of the Umueri family, and their lineage can be traced back to the patriarchy of King Eri.
A bronze ritual found in Igbukwu was made around the 9th century.
Although Eri was sent by Chu Kewu (God) as “the man of the sky”, his origin is unclear.
It is described that he first endowed the social order of the Anambra people.
Generally, the Yoruba individuals were the predominant gathering on Niger’s west bank. Their nearest etymological family members are the Igala, who live on the contrary side of the Benue uniqueness of the Niger, and from whom they are thought to have part around 2,000 years prior.
Oduduwa throwing with ife bronze dated around the twelfth century in a British gallery
The Yoruba honour a pantheon comprised of a Supreme Deity, Olorun, and Orisha. In the Yoruba language, the Olorun is presently called God.
There are 400 gods called Orisha who perform different errands. Oduduwa is thought, as per the Yoruba, to be the dad of the Yoruba lords.
The Hausa Kingdoms were first referenced by Ya’qubi in the ninth century and were rivalling Kanem-Bornu and the Malian Empire by the energetic exchanging focuses of the fifteenth century.
Slaves, calfskin, gold, fabric, salt, kola nuts, and henna were the prime fares.
The celebrated Kano Chronicle records Mali’s ministers’ change of Kano’s decision line, demonstrating that Mali’s magnificent impact stretched out far toward the east.
Islam’s appropriation was gradual and for the most part ostensible in the wide-open where people religion kept on applying an incredible impact.
Regardless, Kano and Katsina came to partake completely in the social and scholarly existence of the Islamic world, with their noticeable mosques and schools.
In the thirteenth century, the Fulani started to arrive at the Hausa district, and furthermore tended dairy cattle, sheep , and goats in Borno by the fifteenth century.