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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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Professor Wole Soyinka, Nigeria's Nobel Laureate, at the unveiling of an art gallery in Badagry warned Nigerians not to believe everything they read on the social media and sometimes even in conventional media.
The News Agency of Nigeria reported that Soyinka spoke in Badagry on Saturday at the unveiling of an art gallery in commemoration of his 85th birthday.
Sequel to the above, the present study aimed to assess heavy metals concentration (iron (Fe), copper (Cu), zinc (Zn), chromium (Cr) and lead (Pb)) in fresh P.elongatus from Badagry Market in Nigeria, with a view to ascertain its safety for human consumption.
The Badagry Ship Repair Marine Engineering Consortium (BSMEC) has emerged as the chief investor for the $1.5 billion (N300 billion) dock-yard project being facilitated by NLNG.
vaginalis infected women attending STI clinic at the General Hospital Badagry, Lagos.
Maersk is awaiting a final sign-off on a contract to help build a new port in Badagry in Nigeria's southern Lagos state, according to Lars Reno Jakobsen, the company's senior vice president for Africa.
Delsu Student Ify Gabriel Nwainokpor and his friend Kasim were attacked and hacked to death by a mob in the Ajara area of Badagry while police officers from the Badagry division allegedly stood by and did nothing.
APM Terminals also plans to develop a new deepwater port at nearby Badagry by 2016, with an associated free trade zone, oil refinery and power plant.
The United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization Report (FAO, 1969) gives a survey of the fisheries of the Badagry Lagoon.
The Badagry Historical Resort, located near Badagry's former slave port, will include a luxury resort that will house a Jackson Five museum, five-star hotel, and a life-size replica of a slave ship.
Deputy head boy Matthew Barr was among 11 pupils who spent 10 days helping to lay the foundations in Badagry. His mum Corine - a teacher at the school - dad William, and doctor sister Sarah also went.
FROM Calcutta to Kenya, Burma to Badagry, Nigeria, for almost 150 years British families all over the world celebrated Christmas across the colonies.