A report on NigeriaLagosYoruba people and Badagry

A group of Yoruba people at a public event
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Royal Palace of Mobee of Badagry
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Aerial view of Lagos in 1929
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Badagry (February 1851)<ref name=Offering1851>{{cite journal|title=Badagry|journal=Wesleyan Juvenile Offering|date=February 1851|volume=VIII|pages=12|url=https://books.google.com/books?id=bFwEAAAAQAAJ&q=The+Wesleyan+juvenile+offering+1851|access-date=30 November 2015|publisher=Wesleyan Mission-House|location=London}}</ref>
Ceremonial Igbo pot from 9th-century Igbo-Ukwu
Map of Lagos' initial city boundaries, showing its contemporary districts. This definition is rarely used in the present day; the expanded metropolitan area is now a more accepted definition of Lagos.
Degree of Presence of The Yoruba and derived' Ede 
groups in Nigeria, Benin & Togo at Subnational levels
Nigeria's first Christian Mission in Badagry. This is located at the museum of slavery.
Yoruba copper mask of Obalufon from the city of Ife c. 1300
Lekki Conservation Centre canopy walk
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Seriki Faremi Abass Slave Museum, Badagry
Royal Benin ivory mask, one of Nigeria's most recognized artifacts. Benin Empire, 16th century.
Lagos Marina
Palace of the King of Oyo circa 1900s - Colorized
Seme Route
Frederick Lugard, 1st Baron Lugard who as Governor-General of Nigeria led the amalgamation of the Northern Nigeria Protectorate and Southern Nigeria Protectorate in 1914.
Victoria Island
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Slave Port Badagry
Emir of Kano with cavalry, 1911
Civic Towers, Victoria Island, Lagos
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The First Administrative Building, Badagry, Lagos
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A map showing the 16 LGAs making up Lagos Metropolitan Area
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1953 postage stamp with portrait of Queen ElizabethII
Lagos market scene
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The first story building in Nigeria
Nnamdi Azikiwe, first president of Nigeria from 1963 to 1966
Apapa port
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Badagry heritage museum model, Badagry, Lagos
The Republic of Biafra in June 1967, when it declared its independence from the rest of Nigeria
Filming
Anna Hinderer church and mission house at Ibadan, 1850s
Badagry heritage museum stone, Badagry, Lagos
Shehu Shagari was the first democratically elected President of Nigeria from 1979 to 1983.
Entrance of the Lekki Free Trade Zone
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Badagry, Apapa, Ikeja landmark
Olusegun Obasanjo was civilian President of Nigeria from 1999 to 2007.
Construction of the Dangote Raffinerie
Yoruba door, wood carvings; used to record events c. 1910
Muhammadu Buhari is currently serving as President of Nigeria, since 2015.
Tree growing in Freedom Park
Early 19th century Yoruba architecture showing their unique inner courtyard layout used as a safe space for storing livestock and a space where children could play
Nigerian National Assembly, Abuja
Tinubu Square
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Nigerian Army self-propelled anti-aircraft gun
National Stadium.
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Nigerian Air Force Mil Mi-35P
The Lagos Black Heritage Festival Parade, 2012
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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Abuja
Lekki Beach in Lagos
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Former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan (centre) with United States President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama in August 2014
The Cathedral Church of Christ Marina on Lagos Island
Gbedu drummers
Map of Nigeria with administrative divisions
Arewa Traditional Kitchen
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Climate map of Nigeria
Lagos Business School
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Palm plantation in Delta State
Lagos Business School's Cafeteria
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Rainforest range of Obudu Mountains
Dowen College in Lagos
Wooden Ere Ibeji figures representing twins. Yorubas have the highest twinning rate in the world.
Clouds kissing the mountains of Obudu
University of Lagos
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A proportional representation of Nigeria exports, 2019
Toll gates and roads at the Lekki-Ẹpẹ Expressway
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Farm ploughing in Kwara State
Lagos, its ports, airports, free trade zone and light rail system
An older traditional Agbada clothing historically worn by Yoruba men. This exhibit was obtained in the town of Òkukù.
Oil facility at Bonny Island, Rivers State
Distilling column of the Dangote refinery in compare to a Saturn rocket
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PTDF – Petroleum Technology Development Fund
Pharmacy in Epe
African Languages Spoken in American Households
Countries by natural gas proven reserves (2014). Nigeria has the largest reserves in Africa.
Commemoration of Black consciousness, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Innoson vehicles
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Steel factory in Ajaokuta
Amala is a Yoruba food.<ref>{{cite book|url=https://www.google.com/books/edition/A_Vocabulary_of_the_Yoruba_Language/oXxBAAAAYAAJ?hl=en&gbpv=1&bsq=amala|title=A Vocabulary of the Yoruba Language|author=Owen Emeric Vidal|publisher=Seeleys|date=1852|isbn=9781976589218}}</ref>
Meridien Akwa Ibom golf course park
Akara is a Yoruba bean fritter.<ref>{{cite book|url=https://www.google.com/books/edition/A_Vocabulary_of_the_Yoruba_Language/oXxBAAAAYAAJ?hl=en&gbpv=1&bsq=akara|title=A Vocabulary of the Yoruba Language|author=Owen Emeric Vidal|publisher=Seeleys|date=1852|isbn=9781976589218}}</ref>
Lekki Beach in Lagos
Ofada rice is a Yoruba dish.<ref name="Olusegun Obasanjo 1983">{{cite book|url=https://www.google.com/books/edition/Management_in_Agriculture_Rural_Developm/JdrSAAAAMAAJ?hl=en&gbpv=1&bsq=%22ofada%20rice%22|title=Management in Agriculture & Rural Development: A Practicioner's View|author=Olusegun Obasanjo|date=1983|isbn=9789782399243}}</ref>
Substation in Abuja
Ofada rice is traditionally in a leaf.
Railway system in Nigeria, 2022
Moin Moin is a Yoruba steamed bean pudding.<ref>{{cite book|url=https://www.google.com/books/edition/Adim%C3%BA/w3r4Xx2059AC?hl=en&gbpv=1&bsq=%22moin+moin%22|title=Adimú: Gbogbó Tén'unjé Lukumí|author=Miguel Willie Ramos|publisher=Eleda.Org Publications|date=July 2012|isbn=9781877845109}}</ref>
Second Niger bridge at Onitsha, artistic impression
A collection of foods eaten by Yorubas in general
SpaceX launch of CRS-11 with Nigeria EduSat-1 on board in 2017
Simple Iro and Buba with Gele<ref name="Esogwa C. Osuala 1988">{{cite book|url=https://www.google.com/books/edition/Fundamentals_of_Nigerian_Marketing/JfbTAAAAMAAJ?hl=en&gbpv=1&bsq=%22iro+and+buba%22&dq=%22iro+and+buba%22&printsec=frontcover|title=Fundamentals of Nigerian Marketing|author=Esogwa C. Osuala|date=1988|publisher=Pacific Publishers|isbn=9789782347299}}</ref>
Population density (persons per square kilometer) in Nigeria
Agbádá àti Fìlà<ref>{{cite book|url=https://www.google.com/books/edition/Yoruba_Dress/CzAqd4vGphoC?hl=en&gbpv=1&bsq=agbada+and+fila&dq=agbada+and+fila&printsec=frontcover|title=Yoruba Dress: A Systematic Case Study of Five Generations of a Lagos Family|author=Betty Marguerite Wass|date=1975|publisher=Michigan State University. Department of Family Ecology|isbn=9789782347299|pages=143–183}}</ref>
Map of Nigeria's linguistic groups
Iro and Bùbá, with Gele and Ipele. Blouse, wrapper and headgear<ref name="Esogwa C. Osuala 1988"/>
The Abuja National Mosque
Bùbá àti Kèmbè. Agbada top with short baggy pants<ref>{{cite book|url=https://www.google.com/books/edition/A_Handbook_of_Nigerian_Culture/n1AuAQAAIAAJ?hl=en&gbpv=1&bsq=kembe|title=A Handbook of Nigerian Culture|author1=Frank Aig-Imoukhuede|author2=Nigeria. Federal Ministry of Information and Culture|date=1992|publisher=Department of Culture, Federal Ministry of Information and Culture|isbn=9789783131613|page=134}}</ref>
National Church of Nigeria, Abuja
Iro and Bùbá, with Gele and Ipele made from Òfì<ref>{{cite book|url=https://www.google.com/books/edition/Aso_Oke_Yoruba/bH5djwEACAAJ?hl=en|title=Aso Oke Yoruba: A Tapestry of Love & Color, a Journey of Personal Discovery|author=Tola Adenle|date=February 2, 2016|publisher=CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform|isbn=9781523495221}}</ref>
Nigerian states that implement some form of sharia law (in green)
Agbádá àti Sóró, Agbada and long slim pants<ref>{{cite book|url=https://www.google.com/books/edition/Lekki/o9EuAQAAIAAJ?hl=en&gbpv=1&bsq=They%20wear%20dresses%20like|title=Lekki|author=Bola researcher/writer Sebastian|date=1992|publisher=Public Information Department, Lagos State Ministry of Information, Culture, Youth & Sports|page=3}}</ref>
A hospital in Abuja
Ìró and Bùbá with gele<ref name="Esogwa C. Osuala 1988"/>
The University of Lagos
A Nigerian police officer at the Eyo festival in Lagos
End SARS is a decentralised social movement and series of mass protests against police brutality in Nigeria.
Nigerian women in tech
Lisa Folawiyo, Fashion Designer From Nigeria
An Eyo Iga Olowe Salaye masquerade jumping
Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart, Africa's most popular and best selling literary piece ever, has been translated into more than forty languages.
Wizkid is a popular musician in Nigeria, Africa and worldwide.
Nigeria at the 2018 FIFA World Cup
Nigerian football supporters at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia
Imota Rice Mill, close to Lagos
Oil and gas fields in the Niger delta
Oil and gas fields in the Niger delta
The world's biggest distilling column at the Dangote refinery in comparison
The world's biggest distilling column at the Dangote refinery in comparison
Pharmacy in Epe
Ituen Basi, Lagos based Nigerian fashion designer

Lagos (Nigerian English: ; Èkó) is the largest city in Nigeria and the second most populous city in Africa, with a population of 15.4 million as of 2015 within the city proper - daily the Lagos area is growing by some 3,000 people, or around 1.1 million annually, so the true population figure of the greater Lagos area in 2022 is roughly 28 million (up from some 23.5 million in 2018).

- Lagos

The Yoruba people (Ìran Yorùbá, Ọmọ Odùduwà, Ọmọ Káàárọ̀-oòjíire ) are a West African ethnic group that mainly inhabits parts of Nigeria, Benin and Togo.

- Yoruba people

Badagry (traditionally Gbagli) also spelled Badagri, is a coastal town and Local Government Area (LGA) in Lagos State, Nigeria.

- Badagry

It is quite close to the city of Lagos, and located on the north bank of Porto Novo Creek, an inland waterway that connects Lagos (Nigeria's largest city and economic capital) to the Beninese capital of (Porto-Novo).

- Badagry

The largest city in Nigeria is Lagos, one of the largest metropolitan areas in the world and the second-largest in Africa.

- Nigeria

Lagos initially emerged as a home to the Awori subgroup of the Yoruba of West Africa and later emerged as a port city that originated on a collection of islands, which are contained in the present day Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Lagos Island, Eti-Osa, Amuwo-Odofin and Apapa.

- Lagos

The three largest ethnic groups are the Hausa in the north, Yoruba in the west, and Igbo in the east, together comprising over 60% of the total population.

- Nigeria

There is a traditional Yoruba narrative that the first settlement within the area was an Awori group originally from Ile-Ife who lived at a nearby settlement.

- Badagry

Today, Lagos (Èkó), another major Yoruba city, with a population of over twenty million, remains the largest on the African continent.

- Yoruba people

Other major slaving ports in Nigeria were located in Badagry, Lagos on the Bight of Benin and Bonny Island on the Bight of Biafra.

- Nigeria

Lagos, along with the towns from the then Western region (Ikeja, Agege, Mushin, Ikorodu, Epe and Badagry), were eventually captured to create Lagos State.

- Lagos

Methodists (known as Ijo-Eleto, so named after the Yoruba word for "method or process") started missions in Agbadarigi / Gbegle by Thomas Birch Freeman in 1842.

- Yoruba people

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