The Kano Chronicle mentions only the relationship between Kano and neighbouring states; the European accounts contain information about Nigeria’s coastal states while Tarikh-al- Sudan supplies information on mainly Western and central Sudanese states.
There was no relationship between the Oranmiyan and Ogiso Dynasties the letter of which had been superceded by the republican system; and Oranmiyan connection with Benin history produced similarities in life and Benin art as well as in their political structures
The history of Christianity in Nigeria can be traced back to the 15th century, when the Portuguese were the first Europeans to arrive the shores of the region via the Atlantic. The Portuguese brought Christianity with them but were unable to successfully plant Christianity because of their involvement in slave trade. It can be argued that the actual intent behind their voyage was more in the interest of slave business, than it was for missionary goals and objectives. Most of the Portuguese slave traders took Nigerian slaves to be resold in the Americas and parts of Europe. Hence, they were not committed to missionary work. After the abolition of the slave trade in the British Empire in 1833, things took an interesting turn. Slaves