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 ...

 

ILESHA AND BEYOND A PICTORIAL RECORD OF THE METHODIST... (1935)

Documentary looking at the work done at the Guild Hospital to help orphans, lepers and the work done in `the ...

 

INDEPENDENT NIGERIA (1956)

General picture of the country showing its economic, political and social progress.

INDIAN NEWS PARADE NO 139 (9/11/1945)

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I. "AUSTRALIAN CRICKET TEAM ARRIVES IN INDIA". Australians arrive in Bombay for a cricket tour that will take them to ...

 

INDIAN NEWS PARADE NO 67 (23/6/1944) (1944) enhanced entry

I. "NATIONAL DEFENCE COUNCIL MEMBERS WITH INDIAN TROOPS IN THE MIDDLE EAST" Touring members of the National Defence Council meet ...

INDIAN NEWS PARADE NO 70 (14/7/1944)

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I. "WEST AFRICAN'S ROLE IN INDIA'S DEFENCE" West African troops, "toughened by the toughest climate in the world", arrive in ...

 

INDIAN NEWS PARADE NO 88 (17/11/1944) (1944) enhanced entry

I. "THE EMIR OF KATSINA COMES TO INDIA TO SEE HIS WEST AFRICAN TROOPS" The Muslim Emir of Katsina (on ...

 

INTERNATIONAL REVIEW - COLONIAL VISITORS (1950)

No titles. Colonial visitors attend a festival/exhibition in Britain. LS line of colonial visitors, mainly Africans and Asians. At the ...

 

KANO CITY (1948)

Scenes in a walled Mohammedan city in N. Nigeria.

The film shows the industries, schools, administration and communications of the city. ...

 

LAGOS TOWN COUNCIL ELECTIONS 1950 (1950)

Coverage of the council elections in Lagos in October 1950.

 

Leonard Collection: 6 South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria?

South Africa: various scenes. Kenya. Safari. Nigeria: Market in Lagos (Lewis Street)?

 

LEVER COLLECTION 201818A (1925)

INTEREST. Record of a journey in Africa, possibly in Nigeria.

No titles. Europeans stand by a train (1 frame). Logs seen ...

 

MECHANICAL WORKSHOP (1955)

The operation of a mechanical workshop (PWD IJORA) which repairs government machinery and property in Nigeria.

 

MEDICAL MISSION (1960)

The work of medical missions in Southern Nigeria, Sarawak, Nepal and South India.

 

MESSRS. J. WALKDEN'S STORE (1923)

No main title. "Messrs. J. Walkden's Store" (3). LS of the store, name clearly seen, a European man stands outside, ...

 

MIRACLE OF ARO (1960)

An interview with Dr. Thomas Adierian Lambo>, the head of the Aro Hospital for nervous diseases in western Nigeria.

 

MIXED FARMING IN NIGERIA (1948)

A Nigerian hand-farmer sees the benefits of his neighbour's mixed farm; the running of a mixed farm, including the cultivation ...

Morrison Collection: 1: Jekko Falls Hydro Electric Scheme : Pts 1 & 2 1937-1938

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Reels 1 and 2 of the Morrison Collection show the whole of the construction of the Jekko Falls Hydro Electric ...

 

Morrison Collection: 7: The Trip Home from Africa;... (1950)

(1) Ocean voyage home from Pateau in 1939 in M.V. Accra. with visits to Maderia which show the local scenery ...

 

NATIVE TYPES, MANNERS AND CUSTOMS IN SOUTHERN NIGERIA (1924)

Footage of local life in Southern Nigeria.

 

NIGERIA (1928)

Travelogue. Scenes in Northern Nigeria. A compilation of footage taken from other films (see note at end of synopsis).

No titles. ...

 

NIGERIA 205006A (1925)

Production footage for a film about a journey down the River Niger, Africa.

No titles. LS man scaling down a palm ...

 

NIGERIA 205071A (1925)

A journey along the West African coast to Lagos and scenes in Lagos.

No main title. "At sunrise we arrive off ...

 

NIGERIA 205593A (1925)

A series of shots of the Niger Company's, J. Walkden's and W.B. McIver's buildings in Nigeria, usually consisting of a ...

 

NIGERIA : the making of a nation (1960)

An information film on Nigeria, illustrating the advantages of a deliberate and orderly progress to independence.

The film provides ...

 

NIGERIA FIGHTS TUBERCULOSIS (1960)

Dramatised scene: Doctor and patient. The patient is now better unlike his father. The story of the father is told ...

 

NIGERIA GREETS HER QUEEN (1956)

Film of the visit of the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh to Nigeria.

 

NIGERIA HAILS HER PRIME MINISTER (1960)

The Ministerial procession at Lagos with the appointment of Nigeria's first Prime Minister, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, on the eve of ...

 

NIGERIA ON STREAM (1956)

BP film featuring footage from Nigeria.

NIGERIA'S FIRST WOMEN POLICE

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The passing out parade of the first Nigerian women's police. Also shows the policewomen on duty.

The commentator introduces 'this historic ...

 

NIGERIA'S NEW CONSTITUTION (1952)

THE ELECTIONS TO SET UP REGIONAL LEGISLATURES IN NORTHERN, EASTERN AND WESTERN NIGERIA; AND THE MEETING OF THE NEW LEGISLATURES ...

 

NIGERIA'S UNIVERSITY COLLEGE (1954)

The planning and building of the University College of Ibadan and its opening ceremony.

 

NIGERIA, BRUCE 1930 (1930)

Amateur film showing native dances, markets and race meetings in Nigeria.

 

NIGERIAN CINEMAGAZINE NO. 1 (1949)

4 stories. NIGERIAN SECOND FESTIVAL OF ARTS. OLYMPIC SPORTSMEN VISIT LAGOS, WEST AFRICA'S FIRST ARCHBISHOP, L.N. BINING. KING'S BIRTHDAY PARADE.

NIGERIAN COCOA FARMER

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The story of Lawani, a Nigerian cocoa farmer and member of a Co-operative Primary Society, who with his son and ...

NIGERIAN FOOTBALLERS IN ENGLAND

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Coverage of the 18 strong Nigerian football team, the first ever to leave West Africa, who played nine matches in ...