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1. Christ Church Cathedral, Lagos

The Cathedral Church of Christ Marina, Lagos is an Anglican cathedral on Lagos Island, Lagos. The foundation stone for the first cathedral building was laid on 29 March 1867 and the cathedral was established in 1869. the oldest buildings in nigeria and when they where built - IMG 20200426 203537 1 300x207 - The Oldest Buildings In Nigeria And When They Where Built

2. Centenary Hall Abeokuta

The Egbaland centenary hall was built by the settlers to monumentalize their one hundred years story of peaceful existence at Abeokuta after the inter-tribal wars. It was constructed in 1950 the oldest buildings in nigeria and when they where built - IMG 20200426 203628 300x188 - The Oldest Buildings In Nigeria And When They Where Built

3. Hope Waddell Training Institution in Calabar

This building dates back to 1895, founded by missionaries from the United Presbyterian Church of Scotland in 1895. It is named after the Reverend Hope Masterton Waddell.the oldest buildings in nigeria and when they where built - IMG 20200426 203749 1 300x169 - The Oldest Buildings In Nigeria And When They Where Built

4. Lugard Hall, Kaduna

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Lugard Hall, the seat of the Kaduna State House of Assembly was built in 1914. Therefore, it is 103 years old. Named after Frederick Lugard and originally served as the seat of legislative power of the Northern Protectorate the oldest buildings in nigeria and when they where built - IMG 20200426 203902 300x190 - The Oldest Buildings In Nigeria And When They Where Built

5. Kings College, Lagos

Kings College, built in 1909 by the British colonial administration in Lagos. Built at the cost of £10,001 and is one of the oldest buildings in Nigeria.the oldest buildings in nigeria and when they where built - IMG 20200426 203948 300x172 - The Oldest Buildings In Nigeria And When They Where Built

6. Oba of Benin Royal Palace, Benin

Visitors to the Oba’s palace are forbidden from taking pictures. Because of this, it is notoriously difficult to get a picture of this historic building. Built by Oba Ewedo (1255AD–1280AD) as the symbol of the mighty Bini Empire for 6 centuries.the oldest buildings in nigeria and when they where built - IMG 20200426 204123 300x170 - The Oldest Buildings In Nigeria And When They Where Built

7.  Kajuru Castle, Kaduna

While the other buildings on this list are very old, Kajuru Castle is not since It was built by an unnamed German expatriate in 1978 the oldest buildings in nigeria and when they where built - IMG 20200426 204148 300x201 - The Oldest Buildings In Nigeria And When They Where Built

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8. The first European storey building in Nigeria

This famous white one-storey building in Badagry was constructed by the Rev. Henry Townsend of the Anglican Church Mission Society (CMS) in 1845. Located on the Badagry Marina the oldest buildings in nigeria and when they where built - IMG 20200426 134411 246x300 - The Oldest Buildings In Nigeria And When They Where Built

 

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9. Mapo Hall, Ibadan

It may not look like it, but this too is one of the oldest buildings in Nigeria. Built in 1929, Mapo Hall has witnessed 87 years of Nigerian history from its vantage point at Mapo Hill summit, the highest point in the city of Ibadan.the oldest buildings in nigeria and when they where built - IMG 20200426 204406 300x180 - The Oldest Buildings In Nigeria And When They Where Built

9. Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Ebute Ero

The Holy Trinity Church, Ebute-Ero, Lagos Island is the oldest church in Lagos.The church was first established as a mission station on Sunday 10th January 1852. It was built by the early Anglican Missionaries and newly-converted localsthe oldest buildings in nigeria and when they where built - IMG 20200426 204503 300x225 - The Oldest Buildings In Nigeria And When They Where Built

10. Jaekel House, Lagos

Located inside the Ebute-Metta premises of the Nigeria Railway Corporation, Jaekel House is a restored colonial mansion. It now serves as a railway museum and photo gallery of the NRC’s colonial era the oldest buildings in nigeria and when they where built - IMG 20200426 205923 300x200 - The Oldest Buildings In Nigeria And When They Where Built

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