by Bassano, whole-plate glass negative, 12 July 1920

Amodu Tijani’s Case

  Amodu Tijani’s case against the secretary to the government of Southern Nigeria was the watershed legal event in 1921 by which the ownership of Lagos lands was decided in favour of…

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Victor Adedapo Kayode

Victor Adedapo Kayode

Victor Adedapo Kayode, a pioneer Nigerian lawyer was born in 1899 to Emmanuel Adelabi Kayode, an Anglican Reverend from Ile-Ife whose education, from young age had been sponsored by the church….

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Divorce

Divorce is the dissolution of marriage between two individuals. Since the early 20th Century, taxed dowries are usually refunded to former husbands after divorce, and on default, women are…

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Egerton Shyngle

Egerton Shyngle was the politician who became first party president when in 1923, Herbert Macaulay and his friends formed the Nigeria National Democratic Party that was to dominate Lagos politics…

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