archdiocese of Lagos, Nigeria

Established as a mission, 28 August 1860, and as a Vicariate Apostolic, 24 August 1870, comprising 96,250 square miles; entrusted to the Society for African Missions of Lyons. Name changed to the Vicariate Apostolic of Lagos 12 January 1943. Elevated to the archdiocese of Lagos, 18 April 1950.
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