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Badagri

(bädä`grē), town, SW Nigeria, on a lagoon off the Gulf of GuineaGuinea, Gulf of
, large open arm of the Atlantic Ocean formed by the great bend of the coast of W Africa. It extends from the western coast of Côte d'Ivoire to the Gabon estuary and is bounded on the south by the equator. The bights of Benin and Biafra belong to the gulf.
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. Badagri was founded c.1730 and became an important shipping point for slaves. In the 1840s it became a center for British Christian missionaries, and in 1863 it was annexed by Britain. Badagri declined with the end of the slave trade.
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Her next step is developing a film village in the former slave port of Badagry, where she wants young Nigerians to hone their filmmaking skills while learning about 'our rights and future as Africans,' the magazine said.
The Badagry Slave Museum is one of the most inspiring places to visit in Lagos, because this is where the slaves were kept back in the days of the slave trade.
The Badagry Ship Repair Marine Engineering Consortium (BSMEC) has emerged as the chief investor for the $1.
Lawson EO, Akintola SO, Olatunde OA (2010) Aspects of the Biology of Sickle fin mullet, Liza falcipinnis (Valenciennes, 1836) from Badagry creek, Lagos, Nigeria.
Two brand new ports have been planned, Badagry and Lekki, 60km either side of Lagos respectively.
48) and then by implication with the Egbado corridor to the sea at Porto Novo and Badagry.
John Group are equally excited as we closely monitor some interesting developments ahead with investments coming in from global conglomerates like AP Moller in the upcoming Badagry port facility and also the setting up of Lekki Deep Sea port by AfDB and a consortium of private investors and banks.
Hence, consider the case of an herbalist identified as Soji Akodiya, who was apprehended in connection to kidnapping and ritual killing of Rilwan Amuda by Muyideen Salaam and Nuru in Badagry, Lagos State, in July 2014.
In addition, three new container terminals are to be developed on greenfield sites: Kribi in Cameroon, plus Lekki and Badagry, both of which are located close to Lagos, Nigeria's commercial capital.
The government is planning to build the country's largest shipyard in Badagry by 2019, with an aim to transport 2.
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Before Buxton's book was published, Sierra Leone merchants (Yoruba, Igbo, and Hausa in origin) were proposing the establishment of a slavery-free trade center at Badagry on the Bight of Benin, indicating their own readiness to commit to this new outpost of Christianity, commerce, and civilization in Africa.