Back to IndieWire

Watch ‘We Are Nigerians’ – Country Begins 12-Month Commemoration Of 100th Anniversary Of Unification

Watch 'We Are Nigerians' - Country Begins 12-Month Commemoration Of 100th Anniversary Of Unification

A short educational documentary titled We Are Nigerians (The Journey to Amalgamation), made in honor of the 100th anniversary of Unification of Southern and Northern Nigeria, to form Africa’s most populous country. 

The Journey to Amalgamation, is about the creation of modern Nigeria. The documentary takes viewers on an engaging journey from the early empires and great city-states to the legends of pre-colonial Nigeria and the stories of those individuals who fought valiantly to preserve the sovereignty of Nigeria in the face of colonial rule. Dangote Group supported the production of the documentary because of the company’s unwavering belief in Nigeria and the importance of celebrating her history.

The doc is all part of a 12-month celebration by the Feberal Government, commemorating Nigeria’s 100 years of existence as a nation. The 12-month celebration began this month, and will peak in January, 2014.

Several other events and projects are part of the commemorationg. To learn more, visit

Watch the 15-minute doc below:

Sign Up: Stay on top of the latest breaking film and TV news! Sign up for our Email Newsletters here.

This Article is related to: News and tagged

Get The Latest IndieWire Alerts And Newsletters Delivered Directly To Your Inbox