Ken Chiedozie Egu

Student Historian

Ken Chiedozie Egu is a first year student at the University of Washington. His major is still to be determined but he is looking at design as a possibility. Ken was born in Owerri, Nigeria but was raised in Concord, California in a family of four.  He plays football and runs track as well at the University of Washington, Seattle.

Mombasa, Kenya (ca. 900 A.D.– )

Mombasa, Kenya, 1959 Image Ownership: Public Domain Mombasa, located in southeastern Kenya on the Indian Ocean, is the second largest city in the country and the nation’s major seaport.  The city, which is located on an island separated from the mainland by Tudor Creek and … Read MoreMombasa, Kenya (ca. 900 A.D.– )

University of the Virgin Islands (1962– )

University of the Virgin Islands Image Ownership: Public Domain The University of the Virgin Islands  (UVI) is a public university located on the islands of St. Thomas and St. Croix, the United States Virgin Islands. It was established in 1962  In 1986 it officially became … Read MoreUniversity of the Virgin Islands (1962– )

University of the West Indies (1948– )

University of the West Indies Image Ownership: Public Domain The University of the West Indies (UWI) is a public regional university unique in the world of higher education.  The university is supported by and operating for the benefit of the people of 17 nations and … Read MoreUniversity of the West Indies (1948– )

University of Ibadan (1948– )

The University of Ibadan, founded in 1948, is the oldest university in Nigeria and the only institution founded before the country became independent in 1960. The University of Ibadan is a federally-controlled public university located in Ibadan, Oyo State. As of 2009 it had an … Read MoreUniversity of Ibadan (1948– )

Ahmadu Bello University (1962– )

Founded on October 4, 1962, Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) is a public university located in Zaria, Kaduna State in northern Nigeria. With over 35,000 students, it is the largest university in sub-Saharan Africa and the second largest on the African continent after the University of … Read MoreAhmadu Bello University (1962– )

University of Nigeria (1960- )

Image Ownership: Public Domain The University of Nigeria is a federally-controlled public university located in southeastern Nigeria. The university has three campuses: Nsukka (the main campus), Enugu, and Ituku-Ozalla. It was the first university opened by newly independent Nigeria.  Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, the first President … Read MoreUniversity of Nigeria (1960- )

Barry Bonds (1964- )

Image Ownership: Public Domain Barry Bonds is one of the most controversial figures in modern sports.  The former major league star holds the record for career home runs (762) but that record and his other accomplishments on the field have been marred by accusations that … Read MoreBarry Bonds (1964- )

Ile Ife, Nigeria (ca. 500 B.C.E.– )

Ile Ife, also known as Ife, is an ancient Yoruba city in the southwestern part of Nigeria. Ile Ife is said to be dated back around 500 B.C. when it was founded and is the oldest Yoruba city. It is presently part of Osun State … Read MoreIle Ife, Nigeria (ca. 500 B.C.E.– )