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Olaiya House

15 Jul 2018
Following the slave abolition passed on the 25th of March, 1807, there was a wave of liberated Africans returning home that lasted over five decades. Armed with knowledge and technology from former slave ports—Brazil, the Caribbeans and the West Indies—these slaves returned home with a specific duty to give back. Ships docked at the Lagos…
30 Apr 2018
After raising a petition against the demolition of Olaiya House, also known as Ilojo Bar and Casa do Fernandez, on Tinubu Square in Lagos, Legacy, a non-governmental organization involved...
26 Sep 2016
It was initially named Casa do Fernandez before being renamed Ilojo Bar. The building was referred to as Olaiya House after it was sold to the Olaiya patriarch, Alfred Omolana Olaiya in 1933.

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