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The Colony of Lagos

The Colony of Lagos

[read May 11, 1897]

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Published by Arican Books in Maseru, Basutoland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- Colonies -- Nigeria -- Lagos.,
  • Lagos (Nigeria) -- Economic conditions.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Sir Gilbert T. Carter.
    SeriesCommon law abroad -- no. 97-440
    ContributionsRoyal Colonial Institute (Great Britain).
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20135670M

    In , Oba Kòsókó of Lagos sent his close friend and adviser Chief Oshòdì Tápà to South America to invite slaves with Yorùbá ancestry to return home. The trip yielded results in when expatriates arrived in Lagos. By when Lagos formally became a British colony, the number of returnees had risen to about 3, Get this from a library! Colony of Lagos: statistical returns of exports and imports from to [C A Moloney, Sir; Lagos (Colony)].

    Colony's trade is with the United Kingdom and British Colonies, at the following comparative statement for the last five years will show:— Statement showing total value of imports into the Colony of Lagos for last five years, exclusive of transit•.   The remainder of modern day Nigeria was seized in when the Colony and Protectorate of Nigeria was established in Lagos was .

    1 The fullest treatment of Glover at Lagos is given by Biobaku, S. O. (The Egba and their Neighbours, –72 (Oxford, ), and VII), who concludes (pp. 93 –4) that Glover was ‘playing the role of a Clive in order to establish an African empire’, that he ‘attempted to govern Lagos as he would rule his ship’, and Aderibigbe, A. A. B., Expansion of the Lagos Protectorate Cited by: 9. Buy Possessed: A History of Law and Justice in the Crown Colony of Lagos ( - ) 1st by Shasore, Olasupo (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Olasupo Shasore.


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Colony Of Lagos () [William MacGregor] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks. Ordinances, and orders and rules thereunder, in force in the colony of Lagos, on April 30th, Volume 1; with an appendix containing the letters them: various acts of parliament: order [Lagos] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Ordinances, and orders and rules thereunder, in force in the colony of Lagos, on April 30th, Volume 1; with an appendix containing the Author: Lagos. Lagos Colony ensign ( - ) image by Martin Grieve, 18 Aug The Lagos Colony flew a British blue ensign defaced with the badge of the colony in the fly.

This badge was the same as that used by the Gambia, the Gold Coast and Sierra Leone, with the exception of a red 'L' for Lagos below the ensign was used between and Lagos Colony.

Brief History: The British had long been familiar with the coast of Nigeria. Originally this was due to their involvement in the slave trade. However with its abolition and ban in the Nineteenth Century, it switched its interest to Palm Oil for use in soaps and as lubricants for machines.

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Lagos was bombarded by the British inannexed on 6 August and declared a colony on 5 March By Lagos was a cosmopolitan trading center with a population o The colony and protectorate was incorporated into Southern Nigeria in Februaryand Lagos became the capital of the protectorate of Nigeria in January Welcome to Lagos ended up not being the book I was expecting it to be, but that doesn’t mean that I enjoyed it any less.

What I got was a surprising (probably more my fault because I never really read synopses in much detail) but thoroughly engaging and fascinating read, with an insight into the political workings of Nigeria/5.

The venue was the City Hall Lagos and the atmosphere both in and outside the hall was turned to a sort of political fanfare as many Lagos city dwellers adorned in black T-shirts designed in Sasore. Lagos Colony Flag of the Lagos Colony (–) British Prime Minister Lord Palmerston detested slavery, and in he took advantage of divisions in native politics, the presence of Christian missionaries, and the maneuvers of British consul John Beecroft to encourage the overthrow of Capital: Lagos.

The King and the Colony tells the story of the history of Lagos from when it was occupied by the people of the Benin Kingdom to the end of the colony in In between, young readers will learn little-known facts about how the British occupied Lagos and the battles between the Lagos kings and the British for power.

Abeokuta African Church Ajuluchuku Akede Eko Akitoye Alafin April arrived August Balbina Street Bale of Ibadan Balogun Barrister-at-Law British Cameroons Cathedral Chief Oluwa Colony of Lagos Council of Nigeria Daily Comet death December Delegation died Docemo Ebute Metta Editor Egba England father February funeral Government Governor Henry Townsend Herbert Macau Herbert Samuel Herbert.

By the late 15th century Lagos Island had been settled by Yoruba fishermen and hunters, who called it Oko. The area was dominated by the kingdom of Benin, which called it Eko, from the late 16th century to the midth century.

The Portuguese first landed on Lagos Island in   On close study it became clear that ‘possession’ of Lagos was the thrust of British colonial policy towards a small port Kingdom – ‘possession’ – which resulted in the Crown Colony of Lagos. Nigeria - Nigeria - Nigeria as a colony: After the British government assumed direct control of the Royal Niger Company’s territories, the northern areas were renamed the Protectorate of Northern Nigeria, and the land in the Niger delta and along the lower reaches of the river was added to the Niger Coast Protectorate, which was renamed the Protectorate of Southern Nigeria.

Lagos remained. in the Colony amounted to £, making a total expendi­ ture on account of the railway, of £1, The whole of the debt of the Colony has been incurred on account of the railway, the tramway, an*{ the bridges connecting Lagos and the tramway with the railway terminus on Iddo Island, save £5, expended on the railway survey from.

The Rise of British West Africa: Comprising the Early History of the Colony of Sierra Leone, the Gambia, Lagos, Gold Coast, Etc Volume 52 of Cass Library of African Studies: General Studies: Author: Claude George: Publisher: Psychology Press, ISBN:Length:. The Colony and Protectorate of Nigeria was created as a merger of Northern Nigeria Protectorate and Southern Nigeria Protectorate on 1 Januarypartly because of uneven economy in the two territories, and also due to growing tension with the German colonies.

As one of the wealthiest British colonies, it was a good candidate for being the first colony to be granted independence. 3 NAI, Comcol 1 “Opening of Carter Bridge,” Port Engineer to Governor, Lagos, 23 October ; 2 From the late nineteenth century, some effort was made by the colonial government to lay the infrastructure of road transport in Lagos.

A major infrastructure was the Carter Bridge, named after Gilbert Carter, the colonial conquistador who expanded the then Lagos Colony into the Yoruba Author: Ayodeji Olukoju. The CMS Grammar School in Bariga, a suburb of Lagos in Lagos State, is the oldest secondary school in Nigeria, founded on 6 June by the Church Missionary decades it was the main source of African clergymen and administrators in the Lagos ished: 6 June Infrastructure and Development: An Overview “Infrastructure” has been defined as “the basic structures and facilities necessary for a country or an organization to function efficiently, e.g.

buildings, transport, water and energy resources, and administrative systems.”1 In general terms, it refers to the economic and social facilities which are provided by the government, or by private Author: Ayodeji Olukoju. Also figures like Captain Labulo Davies, Henry Carr, the inspector of schools of the Colony of Lagos who favoured assimilation with White Lagosians, Otunba Payne, the chief registrar of Lagos Supreme Court in who prepared the indigenous handbook for white judges to use, became blotted out from the history books once anti-colonial discourse.Full text of "The Nigeria handbook containing statistical and general information respecting the colony and protectorate" See other formats.University of Lagos Bookshop is a leading, independent publishing & book retailing outfit ommitted to publishing the best literary and commercial fictions as well as scholarly and professional works for the academic community and the world at large.