Nigeria

Nigeria gained independence from the British Empire on 1 October 1960. 

 
 
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Windle Collection 1-5 (1969)

Scenes in Nigeria, Northern Rhodesia and the UK, 1957-69

Production / Donor Details: The film was shot by Terence Leslie William ...

 

AFRICAN JOURNEY (1965)

RAF publicity film and travelogue, ostensibly shot be a ground engineer, and amateur cine enthustiast, who also narrates.

A ...

 

Abbott (Suckling) Collection: 7 Troops on parade (1960)

Nigerian troops on parade; family scenes.

Production / Donor Details: Films shot by Bryan Abbott , who served in the Colonial ...

 

DRUMS OF AFRICA (1960)

TRAVELOGUE.

Rl. 1. Aerial shot of Lagos; Ibadhan - University College Hospital; fishing village near Port Harcourt; village funeral rite; village ...

 

FESTIVAL IN KANO (1960)

General impression of the Sahara city of Kano, culminating in the concluding festival of the Moslem Ramadhan.

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 ...

 

IJU (1960)

The river Iju, Lagos. The source of the water and how the water is purified before it reaches Lagos, via ...

 

MEDICAL MISSION (1960)

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

 

MIRACLE OF ARO (1960)

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

 

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 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 ...

 

SALLAH IN KANO (1960)

A pageant in Kano, Nigeria.

 

SEARCH FOR OIL IN NIGERIA (1960)

Designed primarily to inform the Nigerian public of what is involved in the exploration for and production of oil in ...

 

CHIEFS OF THE EASTERN REGION AT ENUGU, (1959)

ACTUALITY. Local chieftains at an official function in Nigeria.

 

EMIR AND PEOPLE OF ZARIA, (1959)

The Emir's palace and town street scenes in Zaria, Nigeria

 

ETSU OF NUPE (1959)

Procession involving the Etsu of Nupe; shots of life in the town of Bida, Nigeria

 

FOOTBALL (1959)

Short documentary about the game of football.

Opening with Cup Final (Wolves 3, Leicester 1), film shows football being ...

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 ...

 

VISIT OF THEIR ROYAL HIGHNESSES THE DUKE AND DUCHESS... (1959)

The Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, Prince Henry and Princess Alice, on a tour of Eastern Nigeria, the Southern Cameroons ...

 

Dudley Collection: Nigeria 1957/8 (1958)

The Dudley family sail to Nigeria by passenger ship in 1957, and drive by car to their residence up-country. The ...

 

NIGERIAN PRIME MINISTER (1958)

Interview with Sir Abubakar Tafewa Balewa prior to independence.

 

PEOPLE LIKE MARIA (1958)

The World Health Organisation at work in Bolivia, Nigeria and Burma.

 

SELF GOVERNMENT FOR WESTERN NIGERIA (1958) enhanced entry

Celebrations, attended by the Princess Royal, to mark the introduction of self-government in Western Nigeria in November 1957.

The film opens ...

THREE ROADS TO TOMORROW

THREE ROADS TO TOMORROW (1958)has video enhanced entry

'Three Nigerian students from different corners of Nigeria come to Ibadan University. While they sit talking in a dance club, ...

 

FINCHO (1957)

An African boy and his girl in a small village in Nigeria, and impact of Westernisation due to coming of ...

 

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 ...

 

TRADERS IN LEATHER (1957)

Leather traders in Northern Nigeria. Life, crafts, people, capital Kano, and the £2m export trade in hides and skins on ...

 

TWILIGHT FOREST (1957)

Tells the story of an industrial enterprise, which showed for the first time how the forest resources of Nigeria and ...

 

BUDDING POLICEMEN (1956)

The recruitment, training, and passing out parade at the Southern Police College in Nigeria.

 

INDEPENDENT NIGERIA (1956)

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

 

NIGERIA GREETS HER QUEEN (1956)

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

 

NIGERIA ON STREAM (1956)

BP film featuring footage from Nigeria.

NIGERIA'S FIRST WOMEN POLICE

NIGERIA'S FIRST WOMEN POLICE (1956)has video enhanced entry

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

The commentator introduces 'this historic ...

 

OIL RIVERS (1956)

No.1 Deals with the nutritional importance of palm oil and palm kernels. Depicts also West African life in the rain ...

 

SEEDS OF CHANGE (1956)

Documentary describing the rapid growth of the Nigerian palm oil trade.

 

Sidney Smith Collection: Royal Visit to Nigeria 1956 (1956)

A variety of images covering aspects of the Royal Visit to Nigeria of the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh ...

 

THIS IS NIGERIA (1956) enhanced entry

Survey of the peoples, customs and economy of Nigeria.

Travelogue of Nigeria. Includes Kano airport, Kano town - the mosque and ...

BEER AT ITS BEST

BEER AT ITS BEST (1955)has video enhanced entry

The making of Star lager from Nigeria.

The film opens with the Star lager trademark as local music plays. As three ...

 

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 ...

 

MECHANICAL WORKSHOP (1955)

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

 

TIMBER (1955)

The operation of the PWD Sawmill in Nigeria.

 

WEST AFRICA'S NEW ARCHBISHOP (1955)

The election and appointment of the new archbishop of West Africa, James Lawrence Horstead of Freetown, Sierra Leone who replaced ...

 

ALAKE OF ABEOKUTA KNIGHTED (1954)

ACTUALITY. The knighting of the Alake of Abeokuta by the Governor General, Sir John MacPherson, in the presence of the ...

 

CONJOINED TWINS OF KANO (1954)

Record of the operation to separate the Siamese twins from Africa.

 

EMIR INSTALLED (1954)

SIR ƒBRYAN * SHARWOOD-SMITH> KNIGHTS THE EMIR OF KANO, ƒALHAJI MUHAMMADU * SANUSI>

 

NIGERIA'S UNIVERSITY COLLEGE (1954)

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

 

NIGERIAN PATTERN (1954)

Missionary work in Nigeria. The difficulties of facing Third World development, in a religious context. The film shows the problems ...