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PING LAGOS (EPISODE 8)

THE OGALADE The Ogalade were the chief traditional, religious worshippers, spiritual and traditional custodians of the oracles who consult and ensure the continuation of local...

PING LAGOS (EPISODE 7)

The old Lagos Kingdom as a state had a clearly identifiable structure of government. Its revenue was tax exacted by or on behalf of...

PING LAGOS (EPISODE 6)

In the legal tradition the tenure of the old kings pf Lagos would only end when the king died. Except where war or forced...

PING LAGOS (EPISODE 5)

One useful source that is closely connected to law and justice is John Augustus Otonba Payne, a Lagos African and colonial judicial officer of...

PING LAGOS (EPISODE 4)

The territory of Lagos is located on the Atlantic coast of Africa in the Gulf of Guinea, west of the river Niger. The Ogun...

PING LAGOS (EPISODE 3)

Indeed how could the British Crown refer to the office of the king of Lagos as a sovereign for the making of treaties on...

PING LAGOS (EPISODE 2)

Today, as in the old Kingdom, the law is important. It plays a central role in determining the principles upon which civil society is...

PING LAGOS (EPISODE 01).

The captured slaves fought their enemy crewmen of the French merchant ship Regina Coeli for their lives and liberty; they fought with everything they...
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PING LAGOS (EPISOODE 13)

TO ASSIST AND TO DEFEND The court considered the terms of the cession treaty of 6 August 1861 and in particular as stated in its...

PING LAGOS (EPISODE 12)

FIRST OCTOBER - THE WALL CAME DOWN It all unfolded in 1949; in an auspicious manner, the Adele supporters pasted posters around the town particularly...

PING LAGOS (EPISODE 11)

THE EXPERT Lewis Ward-Price as the chairman of the commission of enquiry was a choice prepared by the government to embark on this exercise. The...

PING LAGOS (EPISODE 10)

The order of precedence of the chiefs, seniority and therefore roles in making the new Oba had not been settled; the competing stories of...