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Tafawa Balewa Square

Tafawa Balewa Square Awolowo Rd, Onikan, Lagos Island,
Tafawa Balewa Square was established in 1972, Built by in 1972.
The Tafawa Balewa Square is the site of the Independence day celebration of Nigeria from colonial rule, it also serves as a monument of remembrance to victims of World war I and II and also the Nigerian Civil war.

Historical Incidence

["It was the site of Nigeria\u2019s independence celebration which took place on October 1st, 1960 where the then Prime Minister,\u00a0Tafawa Balewa, delivered his speech","The 26 storey building which was for a long time the tallest building in Nigeria is located there."]

Things To Do

["See the remembrance arcade of Word War I, II and Civil war victims.","Enjoy the ambience"]

Notable As

the site of Nigeria's independence celebration

Nice Things About Place

It is a good place to relax and unwind

Quote About Place

["Fashola slams Federal Government over sale of Tafawa Balewa Square in Lagos- Daily post, May 14 2015."]

Reason For Loving Place

It is the site of Nigeria's Independence

Type Of People Who Visit

Tourists, Social event planners, Religious event planners,

What To Bring

["A camera with a change of.batteries","A bottle of water will help greatly.","Light clothing"]

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