Hausa kingdoms and the Kanem-Bornu Empire prospered as trade posts between North and West Africa.
The Kingdom of Nri of the Igbo people consolidated in the 10th century and continued until it lost its sovereignty to the British in 1911.
The name Nigeria was taken from the Niger River running through the country.
Nri was ruled by the Eze Nri, and the city of Nri is considered to be the foundation of Igbo culture.
Nri and Aguleri, where the Igbo creation myth originates, are in the territory of the Umeuri clan.
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, commonly referred to as Nigeria, is a federal republic in West Africa, bordering Benin in the west, Chad and Cameroon in the east, and Niger in the north.
Cities in the area became regional centres in a broad network of trade routes that spanned western, central and northern Africa.