St Gregory's College, Lagos

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St. Gregory's College
South West Ikoyi Lagos
Ikoyi, Lagos, Lagos State
School type Missionary High school
Motto Pro Fide Et Scientia'
Religious affiliation(s) Roman Catholic, Christian
Denomination Catholic
Established 1928 (89 years ago) (1928)
Founded January 27 1928
Founder Catholic Mission
Sister school Holy Child College Obalende
Administrator Reverend Father Emmanuel Ayeni
Grades 7–12
Gender Male
(Formerly mixed gender)
Houses St Augustine, St Peter, St Francis, St Benedict
Colour(s)      Green,      Purple,     
Slogan Up Gregs
Nickname Gregs

St. Gregory's College, Lagos, is a catholic missionary school for boys, with boarding facilities, located 1.0 km from Tafawa Balewa Square in the vicinity of IkoyiObalende, Lagos State, Nigeria.[1]


The college, originally a coed campus before the creation of its sister school Holy Child College Obalende, is based in South-West Ikoyi. It was established through the Catholic mission in 1928 and named after Pope St. Gregory the Great (540–604). Entrepreneur Michael Ibru and his construction outfit Ace Jomona took part in the building of the school.[2]


Saint Gregory's most notable sports teams have been its cricket and football squads.[3]

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  1. ^ Akyeampong, Emmanuel K.; Louis Gates Jr., Henry (2011). Dictionary of African Biography, Volume 6. 
  2. ^ Osunniyi, Adejuwon (September 2016). "Michael Ibru dies at 85". National Mirror. Lagos. 
  3. ^ Board, Editorial (June 2015). "Victorious St. Gregory's College gets Dr. Abebe's scholarship". The Guardian Nigeria. Lagos. 

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