Nigeria is 59 today and she has definitely come a long way.

The pictures shared here should remind you of the good old days. Our transition and struggles before evolving into what we are now.

1. This was the historic city of Kano in the 1950s


Kano, 1950s [Credit – Nairaland Forum]


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2. The Cathedral Church of Christ, Marina Lagos


[Credit – Travel Start]


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3. Yaba, Lagos


Yaba, Lagos [Credit – TravelStart]


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4. Carter bridge back then


Carter Bridge [Credit – BuzzNigeria]


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5. Broad Street, Lagos.


Broad Street [Credit – Hotels]


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6. University of Ibadan, the first university in Nigeria


University of Ibadan [Journal]


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7. Central bank of Nigeria, Lagos


Central Bank [Credit – Lost Photos]


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8. Asaba-Onitsha ferry crossing in 1959


Asaba-Onitsha Frerry Crossing, I959 [Money Matter Travels]


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9. Yakubu Gowon’s hand-signed wedding picture


General and Mrs Yakubu Gowon on their Wedding Day in Lagos, April 19th, 1969 [Nigerian Nostalgia Project]


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10. London and Kano trading company


London and Kano Trading Company [Credit – Lost Nigeria]


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