Details Of The Unfortunate Disruption Of The Professional Tennis Tournament In Lagos.

Lagos was bright and sunny on Monday, February 16, 1976, just before noon. Middle-class Nigerians and foreign expatriates crowded the terraces of the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club. On center court, current Wimbledon champion Arthur Ashe was competing against fellow American Jeff Borowiak in his semi-final match. Black Africa’s first professional tennis tournament, the $60,000 Lagos…

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The Young Shall Grow- Little Girl Who Presented Flowers To Queen Elizabeth Becomes Mrs Folashade Randle

Folashade Lawson, girl of the Executive of Lagos Town Committee, was among the young ladies who introduced blossoms to Sovereign Elizabeth II when she visited Nigeria in 1956. As at then, little Folashade Lawson was four years of age however presently, she is Mrs. Folashade Randle, a certified business legal counselor wedded with youngsters to…

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