9 Historical Monuments You Should Visit Today!

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Happy Independence Day Nigeria! This year marks our 56th year of independenceYou probably already knew that Nigeria became independent on 1 October 1960 but did you know we were only declared a Federal Republic on October 1st 1963. Although it’s been a tumultuous year, we will do what Nigerians know how to do best and that’s to stay positive and celebrate! So here’s a look at some old and new landmarks in the great Federal Republic of Nigeria. We’re hoping you feel some national pride and share these glorious pictures. Enjoy!

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Zuma Rock Nigeria
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The very first two story building in Nigeria. Amazing!
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The ever imposing National Theatre.
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National Museum
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Badagry Heritage Museum
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Taiwo Olowo’s Cenotaph
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You guessed it…Tinubu Square!
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Tafawa Balewa Square AKA TBS
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Statue of Herbert Macaulay
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