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The World’s Top 10 Oldest Buildings

Building is defined as any human-made structure used or intended for supporting or sheltering any use or continuous occupancy. This article attempts to list the 10 oldest extant freestanding buildings constructed in the world which are the masterpiece of the skill and handwork of the people of that era. Today we become astonished to see these wonders that in so ...

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Why Monuments, Historical Buildings and Sites Should be Preserved

Monuments, historical buildings and sites

Most of the monuments, historical buildings and sites that still exist in Nigeria are of immense significance, albeit many of them are not well preserved and there is lack of documentation. In this article we focus on the preservation and maintenance of our monuments, historical buildings and sites. Earlier in the year, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode expressed the ...

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LASG begins protection of monumental arcades

LASG to begin clean-up of inner streets of VI, Ikoyi, Lekki

Reports show that the Lagos State Government has begun the protection of all monumental arcades from street traders, hawkers and other environmental nuisances across the state. PM News reports that the Head, Public Affairs Unit, Lagos State Task Force, Adebayo Taofiq, said in a statement on Monday that the monuments were cultural heritage and played other important roles. “They are ...

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Africa’s Best World Heritage Sites

World Heritage sites

According to Wiki, World Heritage Sites are places (such as a buildings, cities, complex, deserts, forests, islands, lakes, monuments, or mountains) that is listed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as being of special cultural or physical significance Our society is defined not only by what we create but also by what we refuse to destroy. ...

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