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When was the island and port of Lagos, part of what is now the most populous city in Africa, ceded to Great Britain?

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AJune 1882
BFebruary 1840
CDecember 1899
DAugust 1861

Correct Option: 4  

August 1861
Great Britain wanted the area in particular the port, which was key to slave trading, as part of their campaign to eradicate the trade. Nigeria, including Lagos of which it is the capital, was declared independent of the UK in 1960.
posted Jul 26, 2018 by Varun Kumar

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