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Taste of Badagry Diaspora Festival

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Gabriel Whenayon Louis

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The annual Badagry Diaspora Festival is a unique Pan-African celebration using Badagry as a mini Africa.

Revisiting the Slave Trade Era

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Gabriel Whenayon Louis

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History records that slave trade began in Badagry in 1473 and gained prominence between the 16th and 18th Centuries. It grew to an important commercial centre flourishing on the export of slave trade through the creeks and lagoon and across the Atlantic to Europe and America.