LAGOS CELEBRATES ITS 50TH ANNIVERSARY IN GRAND STYLE
By Orhungul ‘OD’ Usha
The history of Nigeria and its beautiful people is littered with historical events with some glorious, noteworthy, and joyful while some others, tragic. The year 1967 would be forever etched as one of the darkest years in Nigerian history in the hearts of Nigerians as the massacres that would go on to birth the Nigerian civil war took place. 50 years later and Nigerians are celebrating the date, not because of its tragedies however but because the country’s most enterprising state, Lagos state was created.