Badagry Division

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The First Administrative Building , Badagry, Lagos.

Badagry Division is an administrative division of Lagos State in Nigeria.


Badagry Division figures in the history of relations and contact between Nigeria and Europe, as it was a major slave outpost and market prior to British colonization. It was also the place where, in 1842, Christianity was first preached in Nigeria; this was memorialized by the Agia Cenotaph.


It consists of four local government areas:

Major settlements[edit]

Awori District settlements[edit]

In the Awori District are:


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