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Term: Nigeria

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Earliest identified culture in region was Nok 4th cen. BC; part of Songhai Empire 10-16th cen.; Spain & Portugal invaded 16th cen., other Europeans 18-19th cen.; native king ceded Lagos to Britain 1861; borders & administration changed often 19-20th cen.;official language is English, though Hausa, Yoruba, Edo & Ibo are widely spoken.

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20th century
collected between 1960-1973
collected between 1960-1973
collected between 1960-1973
collected between 1960-1973