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La·gos

 (lā′gŏs′, lä′gōs)
A city of southwest Nigeria on the Bight of Benin. An old Yoruba town, it served as the capital from independence in 1960 until 1991, when it was officially moved to Abuja. Lagos remains Nigeria's economic and commercial center.

Lagos

(ˈleɪɡɒs)
n
1. (Placename) the former capital and chief port of Nigeria, on the Bight of Benin: first settled in the sixteenth century; a slave market until the nineteenth century; ceded to Britain (1861); university (1962). Pop: 11 135 000 (2005 est)
2. (Placename) a state of SW Nigeria. Capital: Ikeja. Pop: 9 013 534 (2006). Area: 3345 sq km (1292 sq miles)

La•gos

(ˈlɑ goʊs, ˈleɪ gɒs)

n.
a seaport in SW Nigeria: former capital. 5,686,000.
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Noun1.Lagos - chief port and economic center of NigeriaLagos - chief port and economic center of Nigeria; located in southwestern Nigeria on the Gulf of Guinea; former capital of Nigeria
Federal Republic of Nigeria, Nigeria - a republic in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea; gained independence from Britain in 1960; most populous African country
Translations

Lagos

[ˈleɪgɒs] NLagos m

Lagos

[ˈleɪgɒs] nLagos

Lagos

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Today, we proudly wish to share with the world that Discover Lagos City is back in business with a mission to showcase the very best that our dynamic city has to offer," expressed, Sope Babaniji, Publisher, Discover Lagos City.
The best way to hear music in this city of greats is to stand on a street corner, and listen out for the sounds of the city, but as you are likely to very quickly be sworn at for being a swegbe, mumu or any other choice local epithet, your best bet is to respect yourself and find some of the places in Lagos that will indulge your passion.
Just a few weeks after the Lagos oil announcement, the Nigerian government began the process of clean- ing the oil spillage at Ogoni community in the oil-rich Niger Delta region of Nigeria.
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