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Jalumi War: Remembrance and Lessons

Jalumi War: Remembrance and Lessons

(Published in the Nigerian Tribune on Monday, 1 November, 2021) Today, November 1, 2021, is the 143rd anniversary of the Jalumi War. Some historians call it the Battle of Ikirun but Jalumi (meaning: plunge into river) is the more popular name for the one-day war that commenced at dawn on Friday, November 1, 1878 and

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