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Nigerian Newspapers History - Timeline
Rev. Henry Tennsend published Iwe Iroyin fun Awon Ara Egba ati Yoruba ( The Newspaper for the Egbas and Yorubas ) in Abeokuta.
Iwe Iroyin fun Awon Ara Egba ati Yoruba was published in English and Yoruba.
The Anglo African was published by Robert Campbell, its focus was both local and international news.
Lagos Times emerged in November 1880 it was owned by Richard Beale Blaize and edited Andrew Thomas and Mojola Agbebi.
The Lagos Observer arrived on the newsstands fifteen months later and was established and edited by J.Bagan Benjamin.
The Eagle was established; the newspaper was edited and owned by Owen Macaulay.
In the same year Adolphus March launched The Mirror.
Two newspapers founded by Kukoyi Ajasi came hit the news stands; The Nigerian Chronicle and The Nigerian Pioneer.
Richard Barrow, Adeyemo Alakija started the Nigerian Daily Times.
Dr. Nnamdi Azikwe established the West African Pilot.
Chief Obafemi Awolowo set up the Nigerian Tribune in 1946.
Nigerian Newspapers recently launches of the more popular titles;
1995: This Day
2001: Daily Trust
2003: The Sun
2006: The Nation