Nigeria

Nigeria gained independence from the British Empire on 1 October 1960. 

 
 
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Fishwick Collection: Nigerian Independence Celebrations, 01/10/1960

Fishwick Collection: Nigerian Independence Celebrations,... (1960)has video enhanced entry

The film includes sequences in and around Gwoza including markets, a palm plantation, villages and drilling for artesian wells. The ...

 

FOOTBALL (1959)

Short documentary about the game of football.

Opening with Cup Final (Wolves 3, Leicester 1), film shows football being ...

 

FOUNDATION DAY AT IBADAN UNIVERSITY (1949)

'When Mr. Creech Jonmes, Secretary of State for the Colonies, cut a symbolic turf on the site of the new ...

 

FREE EDUCATION IN THE WEST (1955)

January 7th 1955. An announcement by Chief Awolowo, Premier of the Western Region of Nigeria at the radio station? He ...

 

Gaskell Collection: Naraguta Village Pottery 1950 (1950)

Film shows the work of the small village pottery at Naraguta, a few miles outside Jos, Plateau Province. The pots ...

GIANT IN THE SUN

GIANT IN THE SUN (1959)has video enhanced entry

A study of Northern Nigeria as it prepares for self-government.

The commentator introduces Africa as the 'continent of the future' before ...

 

GOOD BUSINESS (1947)

Taken in Nigeria, this film shows the production of cocoa, how the farmer prepares the beans and how the cocoa ...

 

GUINNESS TRIP TO WEST AFRICA - PERSONAL FILM (1957)

A trip to West Africa by Guinness employees.

A lorry carrying crates of beer, it stops at an isolated building to ...

 

Hamer Collection

30 reels of various footage taken in Nigeria. Large proportion of footage shows public works.

 

HAUSA VILLAGE (1946)

Life in a village of the Hausa people (Mohammedans), who live in the northern part of Nigeria. The men and ...

 

IF YOUTH BUT KNEW (1926)

DRAMA. A love story of two generations.

R.1 Dr. Martin Sumner, a Victorian country doctor and early motor enthusiast, meets Dora ...

 

IJU (1960)

The river Iju, Lagos. The source of the water and how the water is purified before it reaches Lagos, via ...