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WHO IS THE PERSON THAT NAMED NIGERIA?

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Flora Shaw is the name of the lady, who came up with the name of the country. She was a British journalist and columnist. She picked that name because of the River Niger. So, it fits the country well. The event took place in 1897 and the name was adopted and used ever since. READ ALSO: Who named Nigeria article here: https://ask.naij.com/politics/who-named-nigeria-i23405.html

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flora shaw around Lokoja

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