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List Of Oldest Buildings In Nigeria And When They Were Built by ExAngel007(f): 9:48am On Apr 28, 2020
- Old buildings in Nigeria have both colonial
and historical significance

- Some of them with a colonial touch are
Christ Church Cathedral in Lagos and Lagos
Colonial Secretariat

- On the other hand, they speak on pre-
colonial times as could be seen with Oba of
Benin Palace



Architectural designs are some of the
attractions that draw tourists into a country.
And one peculiar thing about them is that they
speak about the time they are built- in.

Some of the very revered buildings in Nigeria
are Christ Church Cathedral in Lagos, Jaekel
House in Lagos, Lagos Colonial Secretariat, first
European storey building in Nigeria, Badagry,
Kajuru Castle in Kaduna, Oba of Benin Royal
Palace in Benin, and Lugard Hall in Kaduna.


1. Christ Church Cathedral in Lagos


It is one of the oldest cathedrals in Africa.
This building was built on March 29, 1867, and
the cathedral was officially established in 1869.
credit
https://www.legit.ng/1324623-list-oldest-buildings-nigeria-built.html

Re: List Of Oldest Buildings In Nigeria And When They Were Built by ExAngel007(f): 9:49am On Apr 28, 2020
2. Jaekel House in Lagos

It is in Ebute Meta.
It is situated in the premises of the Nigeria
Railway Corporation in Ebute Meta. The place is
now functioning as the railway museum.

Re: List Of Oldest Buildings In Nigeria And When They Were Built by ExAngel007(f): 9:52am On Apr 28, 2020
3. Lagos Colonial Secretariat

It is famous for his twin towers.
The building was built in 1895 and is well
known for its twin towers which give the
building an imposing front.

Re: List Of Oldest Buildings In Nigeria And When They Were Built by ExAngel007(f): 9:54am On Apr 28, 2020
4. First European storey building in Nigeria,
Badagry


It has the common feature associated with
colonial buildings.

It was built in 1845 by Reverend Henry
Townsend of the Anglican Church Mission
Society (CMS).

Re: List Of Oldest Buildings In Nigeria And When They Were Built by ExAngel007(f): 9:55am On Apr 28, 2020
5. Kajuru Castle in Kaduna

The place has been transformed into a world
class tourist centre.

This building which has turned into one of the
most successful buildings in Nigeria was built by
an unnamed German in 1978.

Re: List Of Oldest Buildings In Nigeria And When They Were Built by ExAngel007(f): 9:57am On Apr 28, 2020
6. Oba of Benin Royal Palace in Benin

It has served many centuries.

It was constructed by Oba Ewedo between
1255AD and 1280 AD and has since been the
symbol of Bini Empire for 6 centuries.

Re: List Of Oldest Buildings In Nigeria And When They Were Built by ExAngel007(f): 9:58am On Apr 28, 2020
7. Lugard Hall in Kaduna

The build used to be a seat of power.

The Lugard Hall was built in 1914 and was
named after Federick Lugard and was the seat
of the legislative authority of the northern
protectorate.

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