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The 7 Wonders of Lagos

7 wonders of Lagos

It may seem unnatural to list any tourist site in Lagos among the 7 wonders of Nigeria, considering the numerous tourist attractions in the country, regardless there are some interesting sites in the city of excellence also; sites that can leave anyone who visits spellbound. Just like we did last week with our list of 7 natural wonders of Nigeria, ...

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Independence Day Celebration: Is it the end of the road for Eagle Square?

Independence day celebration

For the fifth year in a row, Eagle Square, Abuja will be snubbed from hosting the Independence day celebration of the Most populous black nation in the world. Former President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration withdrew the hosting rights of the Abuja venue of spectacle following a 2010 Independence Day bombing. The site sadly became the scene of multiple car bomb explosions ...

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Is Tafawa Balewa Square The Forgotten Race Course Of Independence?


Erstwhile Military leader Gen. Muhammadu Buhari emerged President of Nigeria on May 29, 2015, which ultimately implied he will take centre-stage at this year’s independence day celebration to be held not in Tafawa Balewa Square nor Eagle Square but at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The Independence Day celebrations are here again. In less than 24 hours Nigeria will be celebrating ...

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