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NOTIFICATION OF INTENTION OF NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR MUSEUMS AND MONUMENTS TO DECLARE THE FOLLOWING SITES AS NATIONAL MONUMENTS

The National Commission for Museums and Monuments

Act cap 242 of 1990

In exercise of the powers conferred on it by section 13 of the National Commission for Museums and Monuments Act CAP 242 of 1990, the National Commission for Museums and Monuments in agreement with the state governments announces its intention to request the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and Commander – in Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federation to declare the followings as National Monuments:-

51.     WARRI ROYAL CEMETERY, Ijala, Delta State

52.     OLOIBIRI OIL WELL, Oloibiri, Bayelsa State

53.     THE AKASSA RAID SITE AND THE BRITISH COLONIAL CEMETERY, Akassa, Bayelsa State

54.     ISAAC JASPA ADAKA BORO MONUMENT, PORT HARCOURT, Rivers State

55.     MARY SLESSOR RESIDENCE, Calabar, Cross River State

56.     PREMIER BUILDING OF HOPE WADDELL TRAINING INSTITUTE, Calabar, Cross River State

57.     THE EUROPEAN CEMETERY, Calabar, Cross River State

58.     RUINS OF OLD NGAZARGAMU, ANCIENT CITY OF KANEM-BORNO EMPIRE IN GEIDAM LGA, Yobe State

59.     DUFUNA ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE, DUFUNA, Yobe State

60.     EL-KANEMI PRAYER HOUSE, Ngala, Borno State

61.     TOMB OF THE FIRST FOUR SHEHU’S, Borno State

62.     MAUSOLEUM OF LATE ABUBAKAR TAFAWA BALEWA, Bauchi State

63.     KIRFIN SAMA HILL SITE RUINS, Bauchi State

64.     TULA PRISON YARD, Gombe State

65.     MBORMI BATTLE GROUND, BAJOGA LGA (INCLUDING TOMBS OF SULTAN ATTAHIRU AND F.C. MARSH), Gombe State

66.     YAKOKO STONE BURIAL GROUND, Taraba State

67.     ZUNGERU COLONIAL LANDSCAPE, ZUNGERU, Niger State

68.     DABO MOSQUE,  GULU LAPAI, Niger State

69.     ALL SAINTS ANGLICAN CHURCH (FIRST CHURCH IN NORTHERN NIGERIA) Zungeru, Niger State

70.     ESIE STONE IMAGES (NATIONAL MUSEUM, ESIE), Esie, Kwara State

71.     ALIMI MOSQUE, ILORIN, Kwara State

72.     SHA ABANDONED SETTLEMENT/IRON ORE SMELTING SITE, Plateau State

73.     QUEEN ELIZABETH GIRLS SCHOOL, Ilorin, Kwara State

74.     MAI IDONTORO ACHEULIAN SITE, Plateau State

75.     USMAN DAN FODIO TOMB, Sokoto, Sokoto State

76.     NAMODA TOMB, KAURA NAMODA L.G.A, Zamfara State

NATURAL

77.     OKPURUKE LAKE, ABAKALIKI, Ebonyi State

78.     AKPOHA HIDDEN PALACE, AFIKPO NORTH LGA, Ebonyi State

79.     OGBUNIKE CAVES, Anambra State

80.     OGBAUKWU CAVE AND WATER FALLS, OWERRE IZUKALA, Anambra State

81.     DUTSE BAMLE, Katsina State

82.     ASO ROCK, FCT Abuja

83.     ERIN IJESA (OLUMINRIN) WATER FALLS, ERIN IJESA, Osun State

84.     ASHUBA MARBLE STONE, ARAROMI OBU, Ondo State

85.     AGBOKIM WATER FALLS, Cross River State

86.     GOYA GORGE AND NGEJI ESCARPMENT, Fika, Yobe State

87.     THE THREE SISTERS ROCK, Adamawa State

88.     ZUMA ROCK, Niger State

TECHNOLOGY (INDIGENOUS , COLONIAL AND EARLY POST –COLONIAL ERA)

89.     MAKURDI RAILWAY BRIDGE, Makurdi, Benue State

90.     KEANA SALT VILLAGE, KEANA, Plateau State

91.     TRADITIONAL IRON SMELTING FURNACES IN IGEDE, Benue State

92.     OLINGDAN IRON SMELTING SITE, Plateau State

93.     LANGALANG FOOT BRIDGE, Plateau State

WILD LIFE/ FOREST RESERVE

94.     BATURIYA BIRD SANCTUARY (HADEJIA WETLANDS GAME RESERVE), Jigawa State

95.     OGUN ONIRE GROVE, IRE-EKITI, OYE L.G.A, Ekiti State

96.     IGBO OLODUMARE –“FOREST OF A THOUSAND DAEMONS”, Ekiti State 

97.     OBIO UBIUM SACRED HERITAGE GROOVE AND SITES, Akwa Ibom State

98.     OBAN HILLS/CROSS RIVER NATIONAL PARK, Cross River State

99.     DAGONA BIRD SANCTUARY, DAGONA VILLAGE, BADE LGA, Yobe State

100.  OYA SHRINE AND GROVE, IRAA, Kwara State

 

 

 

                        ARCHITECTURAL (COLONIAL, INDIGENOUS, RELIGIOUS AND MEMORIAL)

1.        FORMER BIAFRAN STATE HOUSE AND OJUKWU BUNKER (together with National War Museum), Umuahia, Abia State

2.        NATIONAL MUSEUM OF COLONIAL HISTORY (CONSULATE BUILDING), Aba, Abia State

3.        DIKEOGU TOWER, Anambra State

4.        GIDAN NABAME MUSEUM, Kebbi State

5.        GIANT TOMBS OF ZAMFARA RULERS IN ZURMI LGA, Zamfara State

6.        GIDAN YARIMA, Katsina State

7.        GIDAN DAN HAUSA, Kano State

8.        GIDAN BEMINISTER, Kano State

9.        AREWA HOUSE, Kaduna State

10.     ST. BARTHOLOMEW CHURCH, WUSASA ZARIA, Kaduna State

11.     MAPO HALL , Ibadan, Oyo State

12.     CHRIST CHURCH CATHEDRAL (CMS) MARINA, Lagos State

13.     INDEPENDENCE BUILDING, LAGOS ISLAND, Lagos State

14.     SHITTA BEY MOSQUE, Surulere Lagos State

15.     IFA TEMPLE, Ile-Ife, Osun State

16.     MUNGO PARK HOUSE, Asaba Delta State

17.     CREEK TOWN PRESBITARIAN CHURCH, Creek town, Cross River State

18.     THE ELEPHANT HOUSE, Adamawa State

19.     NATIONAL  ARTS THEATRE, IGANMU, Lagos State

 

HISTORIC

20.     AROCHUKWU LONG JUJU SLAVE ROUTE, Arochukwu, Abia State

21.     OLD EASTERN HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY, Enugu, Enugu State

22.     NATIONAL CENTRE FOR PEACE AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION AMICHI, Anambra State

23.     RELICS OF ROYAL NIGER COMPANY AT OGUTA, Imo state

24.     THE OLD CITY RUINS OF ALKALAWA (Former Capital of Gobir Kingdom) SABO BIRNI L.G.A., Sokoto State

25.     KUSUGU WELL, DAURA, Katsina State

26.     KURMI MARKET, Kano State

27.     ASSOCIATED SITES OF KANO CITY WALLS -- DALA HILLS and KOFAR MATA DYE PIT, Kano State

28.     LATE GENERAL MURTALA RAMAT MOHAMMED TOMB, Kano State

29.     LUGARD HALL, Kaduna State

30.     NOK ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE, NOK, Kaduna State

31.     BIRNIN KUDU OLD STELLEMENT, off Kano-Maiduguri Road, Jigawa State

32.     BRITISH FLAG (UNION JACK) FIRST RAISING MEMORIAL, Lokoja, Kogi State

33.     RUINS OF LORD LUGARD’S FIRST RESIDENCE/OFFICE, Lokoja, Kogi State

34.     HOLY TRINITY BISHOP CROWTHER PRIMARY SCHJOOL (FIRST PRIMARY SCHOOL IN NORTHERN NIGERIA), Kogi State

35.     GRAVES OF THE DEPOSED EMIRS, KABAWA, Lokoja, Kogi State

36.     BISHOP AJAYI CROWTHER HOME, Oke Ogun Iseyin, Oyo State

37.     CENTENARY HALL, ABEOKUTA, Ogun State

38.     LATE DR. NNAMDI AZIKIWE MAUSOLEUM, Onitsha, Anambra State

39.     KINGS COLLEGE, LAGOS ISLAND, Lagos State

40.     OLUMO ROCK, ABEOKUTA, Ogun State

41.     FIRST STOREY BUILDING IN NIGERIA, BADAGRY, Lagos State

42.     BRAZILIAN BARACOON MUSEUM/POINT OF NO RETURN BADAGRY, Lagos State

43.     CMS GRAMMAR SCHOOL BARIGA, Lagos State

44.     IDDO RAILWAY TERMINUS BUILDING, Lagos State

45.     TAFAWA BALEWA SQUARE (MEMORIAL SITE OF NIGERIA’S INDEPENDENCE), Lagos State

46.     THE SITE OF GEN. MURTALA MOHAMMED ASSASSINATION, Lagos Island, Lagos State.

47.     ORANMIYAN STAFF (granite stele obelisk), Osun State

48.     OKE-IDANRE CULTURAL LANDSCAPE, IDANRE, Ondo State

49.     STATUE OF ARUANRAN AND OGIDHI LAKE, UDO, Edo State

50.     LANDER BROTHERS ANCHORAGE, Delta State

 

 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



Any objection to the declaration of these sites as National Monuments should be lodged with the National Commission for Museums and Monuments within two months of the date of this notice.

Dated this Friday, November 7th, 2014

YUSUF ABDALLAH USMAN

Director General

National Commission for Museums and Monuments

 

 

 

 

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