We looked inside some of the tweets by @NGRFacts and here's what we found interesting.
Inside 100 Tweets
The 42 feet Moremi Statue of Liberty in Ile-Ife is the tallest statue in Nigeria and 3rd tallest in Africa. Africa's tallest statue is the African Renaissance Monument in Senegal and it is followed by the 66 feet Great Sphinx of Giza in Egypt as Africa's 2nd tallest statue.
While October 1st is the day Nigeria became a republic after her first democratic process, May 29th is the official date for celebrating democracy as it is the day them military ruler Gen. Abdusalam Abubakar handed over power to Chief Olusegun Obasanjo. #DemocracyDay 🇳🇬
The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) Kaduna is the only Military University in Nigeria. Training in the academy is 5 years, which include 4 years of academic studies and 1 year of military training. It is viewed as one of the best military academies on the African continent
The life expectancy on average Nigerian is 52 years, One of the lowest in the world. This is primarily due to poor healthcare, a lack of clean water, and poor living conditions.
And we still live way past that age. If we had a good healthcare system Methuselah would have been outlived, cos Nigerians are strong people.
Perhaps Abacha’s most brutal act was the imprisonment, trial, and subsequent execution for treason of writer Ken Saro-Wiwa and other Ogoni activists who were concerned with the environmental exploitation of their region by multinational petroleum companies. #AbachaLoot
Although Abacha promised a return to democracy, his actions were anything but democratic. He banned political activity of any kind, fired a large portion of the military, controlled the press, and assembled a personal security force of some 3,000 men. #AbachaLoot