Kanuri Dancers in Maiduguri, Nigeria, 1960. As collected by the Nigerian Nostalgia Project (NNP) Photo Credit: John Hinde Collection
The Nigerian Nostalgia Project (NNP) is a worldwide photo collection project with over 60,000 members. The Project seeks to preserve the history of the Nigerian people as well as surrounding countries on the African continent. Take a look at Northern Nigeria from past and present with this photo story. Specially curated in collaboration with NNP Project founder Etim Eyo.
Sharuwa Dancers, Argungu during Durbar, 2009 as organized by Argungu Emirate Council. Photo Credit: Irene Beeker
Quranic/Koranic school teachers in Maiduguri, Nigeria, around 1910, exact date unknown. As collected by the Nigerian Nostalgia Project (NNP) Photo Credit: Unknown
Students stood in a burnt classroom at Maiduguri Experimental School in Nigeria, a private nursery, primary and secondary school burned by Boko Haram to keep children away from school, May 12, 2012. Photo Credit: Pius Utomi Expei/AFP/Getty Images
Rail Engineer James Marshal Thomson at Offa railway station, Nigeria, 1939. As collected by the Nigerian Nostalgia Project (NNP) Photo Credit: Louman
Happy passengers abroad the railway line from Lagos to Jebba, 2014. The Lagos Jebba gauge line is a 636 kilometer line running from Jebba-Kano and 1,657 kilometer line running from Port Harcourt to Maiduguri. Photo Credit: Nigerian Vision News
General John Macpherson accompanied by Shehu of Borno, Alhaji Umar El Kanemi, inspects a parade by the Borno Native Authority police May 10, 1952. As collected by the Nigerian Nostalgia Project (NNP) Photo Credit: Daily Trust
British army member a part of the British Advisory Committee training Nigerian Army Personnel to fight Boko Haram, October, 2015. Photo Credit: Unknown
Camels at Monguno Market, Maiduguri, 1960. As collected by the Nigerian Nostalgia Project (NNP) Photo Credit: John Hinde Collection
No fewer than 13 people were killed and 53 others injured at Monguno Market, in Borno State, when an explosive device detonated, a health official and vigilantes helping the military against Boko Haram said, 2015. Photo Credit: AP
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