Three Lagos White-Cap Chiefs

Erected and placed upon a high pedestal to welcome people into the city of Lagos, Welcome to Lagos portrays the image of three white cap chiefs (Yoruba: Idejo) in slightly different positions, wearing white...

Lagos, Before and After Independence…

Broad Street in the Mid 1940s…Growing up in Lagos pre and post-independence, my friends and I would go visit Lord Luggard after school. The elderly statesman would entertain us with tales of Napoleon’s...

Who owns Lagos?

Every man has a history so does a place. There have been various claims by some notable tribes as to who really owns Lagos, prominent amongst them are the Igbos who are the biggest investors in the largest...

History Of The Eyo Masquerade.

Background Lagos is a very popular city that almost everybody hears about. The former capital city of Nigeria, and presently the commercial capital of Nigeria, is popularly called the “Centre of...

History Of Lagos Island…

Lagos Island  Latitude: 6.4541          Lat (DMS) 6° 27' 15N Longitude: 3.3947      Long (DMS)              3° 23' 41E Elevation (Feet): 114 Population...

History Of Ikeja…

Ikeja is an outer-ring suburb of the city of Lagos and capital of Lagos State. The history of the present Ikeja Local Government dates back to 1927 when the colonial government introduced tax collection....

History Of Badagry…

Badagry, a coastal community in Lagos State, prides itself as cradle of civi­lization in Nigeria. Believed to have been founded in 1425 A.D, the town derived its name from the fusion of the name of its...

History Of Epe In Lagos…

Epe is a town and Local Government Area (LGA) in Lagos State, Nigeria. located on the north side of the Lekki Lagoon. At the 2006 Census the population of Epe was 181,409 Epe, town and port, Lagos State,...

This Is Tinubu Square In Lagos.

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has, expressed the resolve of his administration to continue to preserve cultural and historical sites across the State and develop them to international standard...