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HISTORY OF THE ANCIENT LEKKI TOWN-LAGOS BY ANAGO JAMES AKEEM OSHO

Lekki is very important in the old and new Lagos. Lekki Peninsular is from around Mobil Lagos Victoria Island to the Niger Delta.  Lekki is an historical and ancient town. It is very close to Epe, Ikorodu, Victoria Island and Lagos Island.

THE ROAD TO THE ABOLITION OF SLAVE TRADE IN LAGOS: THE DRAMA BETWEEN OBA AKITOYE AND KOSOKO By Anago James Akeem Osho

Oba Akitoye was a king who believed in legitimate commerce and he desired a good relationship between his people and the British, but his nephew was a defiant slave trader who believed that Oba Akitoye usurped his position as a king. Before Akitoye became king, Kosoko was in exile in Whydah (Ouidah) and Whydah was another important slave trading port that time.

Origin of European Slave Trade in Africa, And their Voyage to Lagos Nigeria By Anago James Akeem Osho

The Slave trade is a universal phenomenon. It is not synonymous to a people but the Trans Atlantic Slave trade changed how slavery was viewed. It becomes based on skin color. This was readily accepted because it already existed. The slavers of the Trans Saharan slave trade degraded African Slaves based on their skin color. This slave