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Flora Shaw Naming Of Nigeria

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The PK Man Seen From an African Perspective
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Poppet Magick and an Example for Healing
There are various forms and types of this magick, and listed below is a basic guide and some tips on how to enhance your poppet spell. Poppet magick is extremely powerful and should be used with care. Most people associate poppet magick with Voodoo and...
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What do my dreams mean I can see the furture in my dreams?
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Echinacea, the Sacred Plant
A full grown Echinacea-plant is an impressive and decorative appearance. You may consider giving her a place in your garden. This beautiful plant will probably steal your heart with her large, colorful and long lasting flowers. No doubt you have heard of...
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Pagan Culture Never Died
Pagan culture never died. It changed, was hidden, became hushed -- but never died. We can look around and see that many of the Old ways are still part of everyday life. Here's a few examples. What others can you see in your own surroundings? A personal...
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Lord Lugard's Magic And Flora Shaw's Spell, By Femi Fani-Kayode
It was actually Lord Lugard's wife, Miss Flora Shaw, that proposed the name Nigeria for our country. This was done in an article that she wrote for the London Times on January 8th 1897.
Nigeria Is Built On Satanic Foundation, Says Fani-Kayode
He said both Lord Fredrick Lugard, who was the first Governor-General of Nigeria; and his wife, Flora Shaw (later Flora Lugard), who gave Nigeria its name, were worshippers of Satan.
The greatest surprise about Nigeria at 100 is that it exists at all
So diverse were local chieftaincies, fiefdoms and monarchies that it took the wife of a British governor-general to name the ensemble. In an 1897 letter Flora Shaw suggested one drawn from the mighty river — Nigeria.
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She has this to say on the naming of Nigeria: “I believe Flora Shaw felt perfectly capable of finding a name for Nigeria because she has been writing about the country for several years.
Nigeria celebrates independence, England 'claim' Dele Alli
The name 'Nigeria' was even coined by Flora Shaw, the future wife of Sir Frederick Lugard—a Governor-General of Nigeria between 1914 and 1919—in an essay for The Times in 1897. Shaw, incidentally, was born in Woolwich—the original home of Arsenal ...

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