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Lagos is a city in the Nigerian state of Lagos. [1]

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Abeokuta

Abeokuta is the largest city and state capital of Ogun State in southwest Nigeria.

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Abuja

Abuja is the capital city of Nigeria located in the centre of the country within the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

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Ado-Odo/Ota

The Ado-Odo/Ota Local Government Area is one of the 19 Local Government Areas of Ogun State, Nigeria.

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Africa

Africa is the world's second largest and second most-populous continent (behind Asia in both categories).

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African hip hop

Hip hop music has been popular in Africa since the early 1980s due to widespread American influence.

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Afrobeat

Afrobeat, also known as afrofunk, is a music genre which developed in the 1970s when African musicians began combining elements of West African musical styles such as jùjú music and highlife with American funk and jazz influences, with a focus on chanted vocals, complex intersecting rhythms, and percussion.

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Agege

Agege is a suburb and local government area in the Ikeja Division of Lagos State, Nigeria.

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Ajeromi-Ifelodun

Ajeromi-Ifelodun is a Local Government Area in Badagry Division, Lagos State.

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Akitoye

Akitoye (died September 2, 1853), sometimes wrongly referred to as Akintoye, reigned twice as Oba of Lagos; first, from 1841 to 1845 and a second time, from 1851 to 1853.

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Akon

Aliaume Damala Badara Akon Thiam (born April 16, 1973), better known as Akon, is an American singer, songwriter, businessman, record producer and actor of Senegalese descent.

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Alastair Leithead

Alastair Malcolm Leithead (born 1972) is a British journalist working as a foreign correspondent for the BBC.

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Algiers

Algiers (الجزائر al-Jazā’er, ⴷⵣⴰⵢⴻ, Alger) is the capital and largest city of Algeria.

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Alimosho

Alimosho is a Local Government Area in the Ikeja Division, Lagos State, Nigeria It is the largest local government in Lagos, with 1,288,714 inhabitants, according to the official 2006 Census (however, the Lagos State Government disputes the official Census figures and claims a population within the LGA of more than 2 million residents).

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Amuwo-Odofin

Amuwo-Odofin is a local government area (LGA) in the Badagry Division, Lagos State, Nigeria.

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Apapa

Apapa is a Local Government Area in Lagos, located to the west of Lagos Island.

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Architecture of Portugal

Architecture of Portugal refers to the architecture practiced in the territory of present-day Portugal since before the foundation of the country in the 12th century.

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Art

Art is a diverse range of human activities in creating visual, auditory or performing artifacts (artworks), expressing the author's imaginative, conceptual idea, or technical skill, intended to be appreciated for their beauty or emotional power.

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Ashanti (singer)

Ashanti Shequoiya Douglas (born October 13, 1980), known simply as Ashanti, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer and actress.

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Association football

Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.

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Atlanta

Atlanta is the capital city and most populous municipality of the state of Georgia in the United States.

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Atlantic slave trade

The Atlantic slave trade or transatlantic slave trade involved the transportation by slave traders of enslaved African people, mainly to the Americas.

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Awori tribe

The Awori are a tribe of the Yoruba people speaking a distinct dialect of the Yoruba language.

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Babatunde Fashola

Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN (Babátúndé Rájí Fáshọlá; born 28 June 1963) is a Nigerian politician who is currently the Federal Minister of Power, Works and Housing and was Lagos State Governor from May 29, 2007 to May 29, 2015.

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Badagry

Badagry (traditionally Gbagle) is a coastal town and local government area (LGA) in Lagos State, Nigeria.

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Balogun Market

Balogun Ajeniya Market is a market located on Lagos Island in Lagos State, Nigeria.

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Band on the Run

Band on the Run is the third studio album by Paul McCartney and Wings, released in December 1973.

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Bar Beach, Lagos

The Bar Beach was a beach on the Atlantic Ocean along the shorelines of Lagos, situated on Victoria Island.

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Barrier island

Barrier islands are coastal landforms and a type of dune system that are exceptionally flat or lumpy areas of sand that form by wave and tidal action parallel to the mainland coast.

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Benin

Benin (Bénin), officially the Republic of Benin (République du Bénin) and formerly Dahomey, is a country in West Africa.

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Beyoncé

Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter (born September 4, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, actress, and businesswoman.

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Black people

Black people is a term used in certain countries, often in socially based systems of racial classification or of ethnicity, to describe persons who are perceived to be dark-skinned compared to other populations.

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Bode George

Chief Olabode Ibiyinka George ("Bode George") is a Nigerian politician who became Military Governor of Ondo State, and later Chairman of the Nigerian Ports Authority, then national vice-chairman in the southwest zone of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).

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Bola Tinubu

Chief Bola Ahmed Adekunle Tinubu (born 29 March 1952) was elected Senator for the Lagos West constituency in Lagos State, Nigeria in 1993.

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Boyz II Men

Boyz II Men is an American R&B vocal group from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, best known for emotional ballads and a cappella harmonies.

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Brandy Norwood

Brandy Rayana Norwood (born February 11, 1979), known professionally by her mononym Brandy, is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and actress.

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Brian McKnight

Brian McKnight (born June 5, 1969) is an American R&B singer-songwriter, arranger, producer, and musician.

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Bridge F.C.

Bridge Football Club is a Nigerian football club based in Lagos that was founded in the mid-1970s.

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Bus rapid transit

Bus rapid transit (BRT, BRTS, busway, transitway) is a bus-based public transport system designed to improve capacity and reliability relative to a conventional bus system.

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Caleb University

Caleb University is a private university located in Imota, Lagos, Nigeria.

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Carter Bridge

Carter Bridge built in 1901 is one of three bridges connecting Lagos Island to the mainland, the other are the Third Mainland and Eko bridges.

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Cathedral Church of Christ, Lagos

The Cathedral Church of Christ Marina, Lagos is an Anglican cathedral in Lagos Island, Lagos, Nigeria.

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Central business district

A central business district (CBD) is the commercial and business centre of a city.

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Ciara

Ciara Princess Harris (born October 25, 1985), known mononymously as Ciara (pronounced), is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, dancer, model and actress.

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City

A city is a large human settlement.

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Controlled-access highway

A controlled-access highway is a type of highway which has been designed for high-speed vehicular traffic, with all traffic flow and ingress/egress regulated.

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Conurbation

A conurbation is a region comprising a number of cities, large towns, and other urban areas that, through population growth and physical expansion, have merged to form one continuous urban or industrially developed area.

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Dakar

Dakar is the capital and largest city of Senegal.

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Deutscher Wetterdienst

The Deutscher Wetterdienst or DWD for short, is the German Meteorological Office, based in Offenbach am Main, Germany, which monitors weather and meteorological conditions over Germany and provides weather services for the general public and for nautical, aviational or agricultural purposes.

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Dual education system

A dual education system combines apprenticeships in a company and vocational education at a vocational school in one course.

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Eba

Ẹbà is a staple food eaten in West African subregion and beyond.

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Ebute Metta

Ebute Metta is a neighbourhood of Lagos Mainland, Lagos, in Lagos State, Nigeria.

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Economic Community of West African States

The Economic Community of West African States, also known as ECOWAS, is a regional economic union of fifteen countries located in West Africa.

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Egusi

Egusi (also known by variations including agusi, agushi) is the name for the fat- and protein-rich seeds of certain cucurbitaceous plants (squash, melon, gourd), which after being dried and ground are used as a major ingredient in West African cuisine.

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Ejigbo, Lagos

Ejigbo, Lagos is a suburb of the city of Lagos, in Lagos State, Nigeria a local council development area (LCDA) within the Oshodi-Isolo local government area.

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Eko Bridge

Eko Bridge is the shortest of three bridges connecting Lagos Island to the mainland, the other are the Third Mainland and Carter bridges.

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Eko Hotels and Suites

Eko Hotels and Suites is a five-star conference centre hotel in Lagos.

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Elegushi Beach

Elegushi Beach is a private beach located at Lekki, Lagos state, South west of Nigeria.

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EMI

EMI Group Limited (originally an initialism for Electric and Musical Industries and also referred to as EMI Records Ltd.) was a British multinational conglomerate founded in March 1931 in London.

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Epe, Lagos

Epe is a town and Local Government Area (LGA) in Lagos State, Nigeria located on the north side of the Lekki Lagoon.

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Estuary

An estuary is a partially enclosed coastal body of brackish water with one or more rivers or streams flowing into it, and with a free connection to the open sea.

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Eti-Osa

Eti-Osa is a Local Government Area of Lagos State in Nigeria.

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Ewekoro

Ewekoro is a Local Government Area in Ogun State, Nigeria.

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Federal College of Fisheries and Marine Technology

The Federal College of Fisheries and Marine Technology is a higher education institute located on Victoria Island in Lagos, Nigeria.

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Federal government of Nigeria

The Federal Government of Nigeria is the federal government for the Federal Republic of Nigeria, a federation in West Africa, composed of 36 states, who share sovereignty with the federal government and 1 federal territory administered solely by the federal government.

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Federal Palace Hotel

The Federal Palace Hotel is a 150-room hotel that overlooks the Atlantic Ocean, located in the commercial hub of Victoria Island in Lagos.

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Festac Town

Festac Town is a federal housing estate located along the Lagos-Badagry Expressway in Lagos State, Nigeria.

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Financial centre

A financial centre is a location that is home to a cluster of nationally or internationally significant financial services providers such as banks, investment managers, or stock exchanges.

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First Bank F.C.

First Bank FC is a Nigerian soccer club run by First Bank of Nigeria and based in Lagos.

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Flying Doctors Nigeria

Flying Doctors of Nigeria is an air ambulance service established by Dr Ola Orekunrin.

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Foreign exchange market

The foreign exchange market (Forex, FX, or currency market) is a global decentralized or over-the-counter (OTC) market for the trading of currencies.

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Freedom Park (Lagos)

Freedom Park is a memorial and leisure park area in the middle of downtown Lagos in Lagos Island, Nigeria which was formerly Her Majesty's Broad Street Prison.

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Freetown

Freetown is the capital and largest city of Sierra Leone.

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French Development Agency

French Development Agency (Agence française de développement, AFD) is a public financial institution that implements the policy defined by the French Government.

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Fuji music

Fuji is a popular Nigerian musical genre.

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Funsho Williams

Anthony Olufunsho Williams (May 9, 1948 – July 27, 2006) was an influential politician from Lagos State and former Commissioner under Colonel Olagunsoye Oyinlola's Military Administration in Lagos.

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Gary, Indiana

Gary is a city in Lake County, Indiana, United States, from downtown Chicago, Illinois.

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General History of Africa

The is a two-phase project undertaken by UNESCO from 1964 to the present.

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Global city

A global city, also called world city or sometimes alpha city or world center, is a city which is a primary node in the global economic network.

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Government of Lagos State

Lagos State Government is the government of Lagos State, concerned with the administration of the state ministries.

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Hakeem Olajuwon

Hakeem Abdul Olajuwon (born January 21, 1963), formerly known as Akeem Olajuwon, is a Nigerian-American former professional basketball player.

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Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston

Henry John Temple, 3rd Viscount Palmerston, (20 October 1784 – 18 October 1865) was a British statesman who served twice as Prime Minister in the mid-19th century.

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Highlife

Highlife is a music genre that originated in Ghana early in the 20th century.

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Ibadan

Ibadan is the capital and most populous city of Oyo State, Nigeria.

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Ibeju-Lekki

Ibeju-Lekki is a local government area in the Epe Division of Lagos State, Nigeria.

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Iddo Island

Iddo Island is a district in Lagos Mainland LGA of Lagos.

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Idumota Market

Idumota Market is a market located on Lagos Island, a suburb and local government area of Lagos State.

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Ifako-Ijaiye

Ifako-Ijaiye is a city and local government area in Lagos, Nigeria.

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Ifo

Ifo is a Local Government Area in Ogun State, Nigeria.

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Iga Idunganran

Iga Idunganran is the Official Residence of the Oba of Lagos, situated on Lagos Island.

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Ikeja

Ikeja is the capital of Lagos State.

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Ikorodu

Ikorodu is a city in north-east Lagos State, Nigeria.

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Ikorodu Road

Ikorodu Road is a major expressway connecting the Mainland of Lagos to Ikorodu.

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Ikoyi

Ikoyi is the most affluent neighborhood of Lagos, located in Eti-Osa Local Government Area.

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Institute for Industrial Technology

The Institute for Industrial Technology (IIT) is a private technical vocational school in Lagos, Nigeria.

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Institute of technology

An institute of technology (also: university of technology, polytechnic university, technikon, and technical university) is a type of university which specializes in engineering, technology, applied science, and sometimes natural sciences.

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Iperu, Ogun

Iperu or Iperu Akesan Bale Oja is a town near the Ibu River in the Ogun State in southwestern Nigeria.

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Ja Rule

Jeffrey Bruce Atkins (born February 29, 1976), better known by his stage name Ja Rule, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, record executive, and actor from Queens, New York.

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James Brown

James Joseph Brown (May 3, 1933 – December 25, 2006) was an American singer, songwriter, dancer, musician, record producer and bandleader.

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Jay-Z

Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969) known professionally as Jay-Z (stylized JAY-Z), is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, and entrepreneur.

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Jùjú music

Jùjú is a style of Nigerian popular music, derived from traditional Yoruba percussion.

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John Beecroft

John Beecroft (1790 – 10 June 1854) was an explorer, governor of Fernando Po and British Consul of the Bight of Benin and Biafra.

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John Duncan (traveller in Africa)

John Duncan (1805–1849) was a Scottish traveller in Africa.

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John Legend

John Roger Stephens (born December 28, 1978), known professionally as John Legend, is an American singer, songwriter and actor.

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Jumia

Jumia, formerly known as Africa Internet Group (AIG), is a system of online commerces, marketplaces and classifieds websites and applications created in 2012.

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Köppen climate classification

The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.

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Keri Hilson

Keri Lynn Hilson (born December 5, 1982) is an American singer, songwriter, and actress.

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Kingdom of Benin

The Kingdom of Benin, also known as the Benin Kingdom, was a pre-colonial kingdom in what is now southern Nigeria.

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Kosofe

Kosofe is a Local Government Area of Lagos State, Nigeria.

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Kosoko

Kosoko (died 1872) was a member of the Ologun Kutere Lagos Royal Family who reigned as Oba of Lagos from 1845 to 1851.

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Lagos Bus Rapid Transit System

The Lagos Bus Rapid Transit System, also known as Lagos BRT, is a bus rapid transit system in Lagos State.

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Lagos Business School

Lagos Business School (LBS) is the graduate business school of the Pan-Atlantic University, Nigeria.

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Lagos City Polytechnic

Lagos City Polytechnic is a privately owned polytechnic in Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria.

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Lagos Island

Lagos Island (Isale Eko) is the principal and central local government area (LGA) in Lagos, Lagos State.

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Lagos Island General Hospital

Lagos Island General Hospital (also known as General Hospital, Lagos) is the oldest hospital in Nigeria.

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Lagos Lagoon

Lagos Lagoon is a lagoon sharing its name with the city of Lagos, Nigeria, the largest city in Africa, which lies on its south-western side.

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Lagos Mainland

Lagos Mainland is a local government area in the Lagos Division of Lagos State, Nigeria.

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Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority

The Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (abbreviated LAMATA) is the Lagos State Government agency created to coordinate transport planning, policies, and public transport infrastructure implementation in the Lagos Metropolitan Area, Nigeria.

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Lagos Rail Mass Transit

Lagos Rail Mass Transit is an urban rail system being developed and under construction in Lagos.

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Lagos State

Lagos, sometimes referred to as Lagos State to distinguish it from Lagos Metropolitan Area, is a state in the southwestern geopolitical zone of Nigeria.

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Lagos State Ferry Services Corporation

The Lagos State Ferry Services Corporation (LSFSC) or Lagos Ferry Services Company (also known as LAGFERRY) is the major ferry services provider in Lagos State.

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Lagos State Judiciary

The Lagos State Judiciary is one of the three co-equal branches of the Lagos State Government organized under the Constitution of Nigeria and laws of the Lagos State government.

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Lagos State Polytechnic

Lagos State Polytechnic, popularly known as LASPOTECH is a government-owned tertiary institution located in Ikorodu, Lagos State.

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Lagos State University

Lagos State University - also known as LASU - was established in 1983 by the enabling Law of Lagos State of Nigeria, for the advancement of learning and establishment of academic excellence.

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Lagos State University College of Medicine

The College of Medicine of the Lagos State University popularly known as LASUCOM is one of the top College of Medicine in Nigeria.

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Lagos Terminus railway station

Lagos Terminus, also known as Lagos Iddo, is the main railway station of the city of Lagos.

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Lagos Treaty of Cession

The Treaty of Cession, 6 August 1861 or the Lagos Treaty of Cession was a treaty between Great Britain (represented by Norman B. Bedingfield, Commander of HMS Prometheus and William McCoskry, Acting Consul to Lagos) and Oba Dosunmu of Lagos (spelled 'Docemo' in British documents) representing Lagos.

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Lagos University Teaching Hospital

Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH) is a tertiary hospital in Idi-Araba, Surulere, Lagos State, the administrative division of Nigeria.

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Lagos, Portugal

Lagos (literally lakes; Lacobriga) is a municipality at the mouth of Bensafrim River and along the Atlantic Ocean, in the Barlavento region of the Algarve, in southern Portugal.

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Land reclamation

Land reclamation, usually known as reclamation, and also known as land fill (not to be confused with a landfill), is the process of creating new land from ocean, riverbeds, or lake beds.

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Lauryn Hill

Lauryn Noelle Hill (born May 26, 1975) is an American singer, songwriter, rapper, record producer, and actress.

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List of cities by GDP

This is a list of cities and/or their metropolitan areas in the world by GDP.

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List of Governors of Lagos State

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List of Lagos State local government areas by population

Category:Nigeria geography-related lists Category:Lists by population.

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List of largest cities

Determining the world's largest cities depends on which definitions of city are used.

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List of Nigerian cities by population

The following are lists of the most populous fully defined incorporated settlements in Nigeria by population.

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List of the busiest airports in Africa

This is a list of the busiest airports in Africa by number of passengers (including airports handling at least 1 million annually).

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Local government areas of Nigeria

Nigeria has 774 local government areas (LGAs).

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Mary J. Blige

Mary Jane Blige (born January 11, 1971) is an American singer, songwriter, rapper and actress.

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Megacity

A megacity is a very large city, typically with a total population in excess of 10 million people.

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MFM F.C.

Mountain of Fire and Miracles FC or simply MFM FC is a Lagos-based Nigerian professional football club that competes in the Nigeria Premier League.

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Middle class

The middle class is a class of people in the middle of a social hierarchy.

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Municipality

A municipality is usually a single urban or administrative division having corporate status and powers of self-government or jurisdiction as granted by national and state laws to which it is subordinate.

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Murtala Muhammed International Airport

Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) is an international airport located in Ikeja, Lagos State, Nigeria, and is the major airport serving the entire state.

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Mushin, Lagos

Mushin is a Local Government Area in Lagos.

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National Arts Theatre

The National Arts Theatre is the primary centre for the performing arts in Nigeria.

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National Bureau of Statistics, Nigeria

The National Bureau of Statistics oversees and publishes statistics for Nigeria.

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National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA; pronounced, like "Noah") is an American scientific agency within the United States Department of Commerce that focuses on the conditions of the oceans, major waterways, and the atmosphere.

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National Open University of Nigeria

The National Open University of Nigeria is a Federal Open and Distance Learning (ODL) institution, the first of its kind in the West African sub-region.

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National Stadium, Abuja

Abuja National Stadium (also known as National Stadium or Abuja Stadium) is a multipurpose national sports stadium located in Abuja, in the Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria.

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National Stadium, Lagos

The Lagos National Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Surulere, Lagos State, Nigeria, which comprises an Olympic-size swimming arena and a multipurpose arena used for basketball, volleyball, table tennis, wrestling and boxing matches.

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Nigeria

Nigeria, officially the Federal Republic of Nigeria is a federal republic in West Africa, bordering Benin in the west, Chad and Cameroon in the east, and Niger in the north.

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Nigeria national football team

The Nigeria national football team, also known as the Super Eagles, represents Nigeria in international association football and is controlled by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).

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Nigeria National League

The Nigeria National League (formerly National Division 1) is the second tier of club football in Nigeria.

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Nigerian Ports Authority

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) is a federal government agency that governs and operates the ports of Nigeria.

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Nike Art Gallery

Nike Art Gallery is an art gallery in Lagos owned by Nike Davies-Okundaye.

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Nollywood

Nollywood is a sobriquet that originally referred to the Nigerian film industry.

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Nouakchott

Nouakchott (نواكشوط, originally derived from Berber Nawākšūṭ, "place of the winds") page 273.

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Oba of Benin

The Oba of Benin is the traditional ruler of the Edo people and all Edoid people and head of the historic Eweka dynasty of the Benin Empire - a West African empire centred on Benin City, in modern-day Nigeria.

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Oba of Lagos

The Oba (king) of Lagos is the traditional, yet ceremonial, sovereign of Lagos, a coastal Yoruba settlement that went on to become one of the largest cities in Africa after first giving its name to Lagos State, the acclaimed financial heart of contemporary Nigeria.

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Obafemi Owode

Obafemi Owode is a Local Government Area in Ogun State, Nigeria.

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Ogun River

The Ogun River is a waterway in Nigeria that discharges into the Lagos Lagoon.

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Ogun State

Ogun State is a state in southwestern Nigeria.

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Ojo, Lagos

Ojo is a Local Government Area and town in Lagos State, Nigeria.

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Oshodi-Isolo

Oshodi-Isolo is a Local Government Area (LGA) within Lagos State.

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Oyo State

Oyo, usually referred to as Oyo State to distinguish it from the city of Oyo, is an inland state in south-western Nigeria, with its capital at Ibadan.

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Pan-Atlantic University

Pan-Atlantic University is a private, non-profit educational institution in Lagos, Nigeria.

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Paul McCartney

Sir James Paul McCartney (born 18 June 1942) is an English singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer.

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Petroleum

Petroleum is a naturally occurring, yellow-to-black liquid found in geological formations beneath the Earth's surface.

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Port

A port is a maritime commercial facility which may comprise one or more wharves where ships may dock to load and discharge passengers and cargo.

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Portuguese Empire

The Portuguese Empire (Império Português), also known as the Portuguese Overseas (Ultramar Português) or the Portuguese Colonial Empire (Império Colonial Português), was one of the largest and longest-lived empires in world history and the first colonial empire of the Renaissance.

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Premium Times

Premium Times is a Nigerian online newspaper based in Abuja.

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Protectorate

A protectorate, in its inception adopted by modern international law, is a dependent territory that has been granted local autonomy and some independence while still retaining the suzerainty of a greater sovereign state.

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R. Kelly

Robert Sylvester Kelly (born January 8, 1967) is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and former professional basketball player.

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Railhead

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Reduction of Lagos

The Reduction of Lagos or Bombardment of Lagos involved the British Navy's attacks on Lagos in the fourth quarter of 1851 under the pretext of abolishing the Trans Atlantic Slave Trade.

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Rilwan Akiolu

Rilwan Babatunde Osuolale Aremu Akiolu (born 29 October 1943) is the incumbent traditional Oba of Lagos.

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Sagamu

Sagamu or Ishagamu is a city located in Ogun State, near the Ibu River in south-western Nigeria.

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Sakara music

Sakara music is a form of popular Nigerian music based in the traditions of Yoruba music.

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Sean Paul

Sean Paul Francis Henriques (born 9 January 1973) is a Jamaican dancehall singer and record producer.

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Shaggy (musician)

Orville Richard Burrell CD (born October 22, 1968), better known by his stage name Shaggy, is a Jamaican musician, singer, DJ, and former United States Marine.

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Shakira

Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll (born 2 February 1977) is a Colombian singer, songwriter, and dancer.

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Shish kebab

Shish kebab (Armenian: խորոված; şiş kebap; Persian/Mazandarani: شیش کباب, shish kebab) is a popular meal of skewered and grilled cubes of meat.

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Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone, officially the Republic of Sierra Leone, is a country in West Africa.

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Sister city

Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.

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Snoop Dogg

Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr. (born October 20, 1971), known professionally as Snoop Dogg, is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, television personality and actor.

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Somolu

Somolu (a.k.a. Shomolu) is a local government area in Lagos.

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Spit (landform)

A spit or sandspit is a deposition bar or beach landform off coasts or lake shores.

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Star Mega Jam

The Star Mega Jam was a series of music concerts in Nigeria held annually from 2000 to 2010.

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States of Nigeria

A Nigerian State is a federated political entity, which shares sovereignty with the Federal Government of Nigeria, There are 36 States in Nigeria, which are bound together by a federal agreement.

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Surulere

Surulere is a residential and commercial Local Government Area located on the mainland of Lagos in Lagos State, Nigeria, with an area of 23 km².

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Suya

Suya is a spicy meat skewer which is a popular food item in West Africa.

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T-Pain

Faheem Rashad Najm (born September 30, 1985), better known by his stage name T-Pain, is an American singer, rapper, songwriter, and record producer.

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Tafawa Balewa Square

The Tafawa Balewa Square, (TBS) is a ceremonial ground (originally called "Race Course") in Lagos Island, Lagos.

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Telephone numbers in Nigeria

Area codes in Nigeria are 1 (Lagos, Ibadan and Abuja) or 2 digits long.

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The Beatles

The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960.

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Third Mainland Bridge

Third Mainland Bridge is the longest of three bridges connecting Lagos Island to the mainland, the other are the Eko and Carter bridges.

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This Day

This Day is a Nigerian national newspaper.

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Tinubu Square

Tinubu Square (formerly Independence Square), is an open space landmark located in Broad Street, Lagos Island, Lagos State, Nigeria.

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Traffic congestion

Traffic congestion is a condition on transport networks that occurs as use increases, and is characterized by slower speeds, longer trip times, and increased vehicular queueing.

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Trans-African Highway network

The Trans-African Highway network comprises transcontinental road projects in Africa being developed by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), the African Development Bank (ADB), and the African Union in conjunction with regional international communities.

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Trans-Sahara Highway

The Trans-Sahara Highway is a proposed transnational highway project to pave, improve and ease border formalities on an existing trade route across the Sahara Desert.

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Trans–West African Coastal Highway

The Trans–West African Coastal Highway is a transnational highway project to link 12 West African coastal nations, from Mauritania in the north-west of the region to Nigeria in the east, with feeder roads already existing to two landlocked countries, Mali and Burkina Faso.

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Treaty Between Great Britain and Lagos, 1 January 1852

The Treaty Between Great Britain and Lagos, 1 January 1852 was an agreement between the United Kingdom (represented by Commodore Henry William Bruce, Commander of the British Navy's West Africa Station and John Beecroft, British Consul in the Bights of Benin and Biafra) and Oba Akitoye, the newly installed Oba of Lagos.

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Tropical savanna climate

Tropical savanna climate or tropical wet and dry climate is a type of climate that corresponds to the Köppen climate classification categories "Aw" and "As".

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United Nations

The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization tasked to promote international cooperation and to create and maintain international order.

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University of Lagos

The University of Lagos – popularly known as Unilag – is a federal government research university in Lagos State, southwestern Nigeria.

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University of Wisconsin Press

The University of Wisconsin Press (sometimes abbreviated as UW Press) is a non-profit university press publishing peer-reviewed books and journals.

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Upper class

The upper class in modern societies is the social class composed of people who hold the highest social status, and usuall are also the wealthiest members of society, and also wield the greatest political power.

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Upper middle class

In sociology, the upper middle class is the social group constituted by higher status members of the middle class.

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Urban area

An urban area is a human settlement with high population density and infrastructure of built environment.

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Usher (musician)

Usher Raymond IV (born October 14, 1978), is an American singer, songwriter and dancer.

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Victoria Island, Lagos

Victoria Island (VI) is an affluent area that encompasses a former island of the same name that sits between Lagos Island and the Lekki Peninsula in the Lagos Lagoon.

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Virtual Museum of Modern Nigerian Art

The online Virtual Museum of Modern Nigerian Art is a non-commercial initiative whose primary aim is to provide an easily accessible educational resource that can serve as a first point of reference for students, teachers and art enthusiasts interested in learning about modern and contemporary art in Nigeria.

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Vocational school

A vocational school, sometimes also called a trade school, career center, or vocational college, is a type of educational institution, which, depending on country, may refer to secondary or post-secondary education designed to provide vocational education, or technical skills required to perform the tasks of a particular and specific job.

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West Africa Squadron

The Royal Navy established the West Africa Squadron at substantial expense in 1808 after Parliament passed the Slave Trade Act of 1807.

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West Africa Time

West Africa Time, or WAT, is a time zone used in west-central Africa; with countries west of Benin instead using Greenwich Mean Time (GMT; equivalent to UTC with no offset).

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West Indies

The West Indies or the Caribbean Basin is a region of the North Atlantic Ocean in the Caribbean that includes the island countries and surrounding waters of three major archipelagoes: the Greater Antilles, the Lesser Antilles and the Lucayan Archipelago.

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Western State (Nigeria)

The former Western State of Nigeria was formed in 1967 when the Western Region was subdivided into the states of Lagos and Western State.

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World Festival of Black Arts

The World Festival of Black Arts (French: Festival Mondial des Arts Nègres), also known as FESMAN, is a month-long culture and arts festival that takes place in Africa.

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Yaba College of Technology

Yaba College of Technology, popularly known as YABATECH, was founded in 1947,and is Nigeria's first higher educational institution.

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Yaba, Lagos

Yaba is a suburb located on Lagos Mainland, Lagos in Lagos State.

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Yoruba people

The Yoruba people (name spelled also: Ioruba or Joruba;, lit. 'Yoruba lineage'; also known as Àwon omo Yorùbá, lit. 'Children of Yoruba', or simply as the Yoruba) are an ethnic group of southwestern and north-central Nigeria, as well as southern and central Benin.

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24/7 service

In commerce and industry, 24/7 or 24-7 service (usually pronounced "twenty-four seven") is service that is available any time and, usually, every day.

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50 Cent

Curtis James Jackson III (born July 6, 1975), known professionally as 50 Cent, is an American rapper, actor, businessman, and investor.

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References

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