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History of Ikoyi Cemetery Ikoyi Cemetery. One of Lagos' oldest functional graveyards, this tranquil and beautiful cemetery is a major landmark and final resting place for a lot of prominent Nigerians. Security/Safety of Ikoyi Cemetery This is a very safe location. Best Features Boasting a clean and lush green environment with a well thought-out graveyard, this is a non-sectarian cemetery that provides comfort to the dead, the bereaved and the public as a whole. Steeped in history, many founding personalities in Nigeria were interred here including Herbert Macaulay, Henry Carr, Orlando Martins, Candido Da Rocha and many more. It also contains the graves of 9 casualties of the First World War and 27 of the Second World War. Over the years, it has steadily been expanded to accommodate more graves and recently, a new elitist section was made.