Lagos State, Nigeria ( Overview, History and Summary Information )

Select feedback type: The slave trade, which peaked in the 18th century, disrupted indigenous cultures, resulting in the emergence of new political, economic, and cultural structures. While exiled, Oba Akitoye met the British , who had banned slave trading in , and attained their support to regain his throne.

These products are collected in the lagoon ports of Badagry , Epe , and Ikorodu and shipped to markets in Lagos city. By after the abolition of the slave trade, there was a great attraction to Lagos by the repatriates.

Prominent Lagos football clubs include Bridge Boys F. Nevertheless, Lagos remains the center of commerce for the country. IWA Publishing. History of Ohafia People and Culture.

Lagos state, Nigeria

Namespaces Article Talk. Eastern Region ; known as South-Eastern State from to However, with the creation of the Federal Capital Territory of Abuja in , Lagos Island ceased to be the capital of the State which was moved to Ikeja. The Nigerian Red Cross stated that thieves had drilled holes into the pipe to steal fuel, and that local people had then come down with jerrycans to fill them with fuel. However, in recent years more night clubs have sprung up on the Island, making the Island particularly Victoria Island and Lekki Phase 1 the main nightlife attractions.

Retrieved 26 March Edit Mode. Lagos is served by Murtala Muhammed International Airport , one of the largest and busiest airports in Africa. Making Over Lagos". Retrieved from " https: Adu Boahen From that point on, Eko belonged to Yoruba. Main articles: National Geographic. Bendel State. Raju Many victims were buried nearby in a mass grave.

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Retrieved 10 October Retrieved 15 December Additional bridges and feeder roads have also been constructed from the central city to the mainland, and the ports at Apapa and Tin Can Island have been incorporated into the metropolitan area to reduce harbour congestion.

The Lagos State Government operates state schools. Retrieved 25 July List of LGAs. Benue-Plateau State. Tips For Editing. Coastline, beach in Lagos. The wet season starts in April and ends in October, while the dry season starts in November and ends in March. The Lagos—Ibadan expressway and the Lagos—Abeokuta expressway are the major arterial routes in the north of the city and serve as inter-state highways to Oyo State and Ogun State respectively. Many films are shot in the Festac area of Lagos.

The complex today is on reestablishment. University of Lagos official website.