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Saturday, 21 February 2015

Photo: Check out what Lagos clubs looked like in the 50s

Photo above shows inside a night club in Lagos in 1959. Credit: BAHA

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Unknown said...

MR EDDY said this heat wan kill person o.

Lwkmdo. Lmfao. Hahaha.

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Unknown said...

Abio oooo, Dancing to CHAKA CHAKA...
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Unknown said...

Nna Na wo!!!

AbokiDaWarriBoy said...

Okokobioko , Oghene bikooooo Lmfaorotfl

AbokiDaWarriBoy said...

Okokobioko , Oghene bikooooo Lmfaorotfl

Unknown said...

Women and their wrappers, lol. The good old days

snowflix said...

Lol. Omo I can feel their gbedu no be small hehehehehe. ThankGod for transformation #onelovefromsnow#

Unknown said...

Linda abeg nor make me laugh u hear. Vry funny.


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Brown sugar said...

History 101 ...

Unknown said...

History 101.
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AbokiDaWarriBoy said...

But linda this no b club ooo,abi na sleep eye u take post am???

Skipper25 said...

Cool..still looks fun...

AbokiDaWarriBoy said...

But linda this no b club ooo,abi na sleep eye u take post am???

Unknown said...

Hahaha. The setting is quite sweet. I live the dressing though.

Anonymous said...

Owambe. This nor be Yoruba people sha because the dressing nor enter. Na village association for Lagos.

klue said...

back in the good old days.

Unknown said...

Going to party in SUITS? Enough flexing.
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Unknown said...

i can see wrapper everywhere, nowadays miniskirt has over







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Unknown said...

i can see wrapper everywhere, nowadays miniskirt has take over







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Unknown said...

Lol. How time flies.

Unknown said...

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Walata said...

See their wrapper those dayz so funny I no fit shout

Unknown said...

50s is so cool going to night club with 3 yard of rapper nd galaa

Unknown said...

You see how our mothers be giving our fathers the back since the 50's? Looool

Unknown said...

The man on suit reminds me of one of my course mate that is addicted to wearing suit...even wen there is a heavy rain the dude will wear suit and sun glasses enter class ...lol 1980's lifestyle...


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Anonymous said...

Omg dey used to tie wrappers to the club? ....lol... well no be today ppl start to dey grind.

Unknown said...

So funny.

Etsako Pearl said...

you go fear na....lol

BONARIO NNAGS said...

Hehehe looks more like cultural festival.
Lol Atilogwu dancers.

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Unknown said...

Yesso
See flexing o
Even the dance sef
Lol

prisca said...

see as decent women dey buggy down....story story- story

seunLondon said...

Would like to know what song they r dancing to cos that looks like some cultural dance lol #SeunLondon

Unknown said...

Lmao LiLi u won't kill ooo, OMG! Some even tie wrapper, hahaha thank God for Civilization.






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opeyemi said...

Dis is serious

TINKOLOLO said...

That is what am talking about

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Unknown said...

Lawd... 😂😂 N dey had fun anyways. Deze days it's d opp. Ladies striving 4 d look of d baddest girl..

Unknown said...

Lol top and rapa

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Anonymous said...

Linda go 2 bed wit ur lame picture!!!

Unknown said...

Abi?

Unknown said...

Lool... How time flies!

Unknown said...

And this news doesn't change the fact that 1 dollar is equivalent to N223 today

Unknown said...

Lmao! What type of song did they play












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Unknown said...

See groove. Faji kelele. U dey feel?

Unknown said...

Na waa ooo

Anonymous said...

I haff die for laugh

Anonymous said...

Were they dancing kukere? Lmao

Josh Atuanya said...

Atilogwu dancing things...

Anonymous said...

Hmmmm Nawao u go fear dressing with traditional dance for night club ehyaaaaaaaaa gone are those old school days how time flies

Davido's driver said...

Epic

Sugarvie said...

Lol.. And it seems as if they have the same styl of dance.
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Unknown said...

This is Hilarious...

Unknown said...

imagine what song they were rocking...uhm

diidy23 said...

And dey were all dancing with dier bottomszzz. And now we are d sinful ones. Smh for our forefathers. Lolll

Hypertek IshOlawale said...

Originality.....Days of shagari awolowo en oduduwa!

Unknown said...

Lol... Girls barely put on clothes 2 d club nowadays..

Unknown said...

Hmmmmm... So local in akwaibom voice

Anonymous said...

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Unknown said...

Choi!

Unknown said...

Wow!!! So lovely and cozy

KWEEN said...

Wrapper in the club. How times have changed. I wonder what kind of music they were dancing to. Lol.

Unknown said...

ROTFL, na cultural dance dem dey go do there??? Thank God for civilization biko. Linda take note!

Unknown said...

ROTFL, na cultural dance dem dey go do there??? Thank God for civilization biko. Linda take note!

Unknown said...

ROTFL, na cultural dance dem dey go do there??? Thank God for civilization biko. Linda take note!

Anonymous said...

huh??? seriously. , tins hav rily changed


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URENNA said...

Chai! lol

Anonymous said...

Hilarious!

Unknown said...

Wait oooo!!!......no be aunty ijeoma be dat.Choi! After she go sey she no rock life .ok naa make i try save this pix now.God don catch person

Unknown said...

Wait oooo!!!......no be aunty ijeoma be dat.Choi! After she go sey she no rock life .ok naa make i try save this pix now.God don catch person

Unknown said...

I could hear Ghana high life music blaring. Heheheheheheheheh

mzjenjulius said...

Hehehehe they we're dancing ogene

Anonymous said...

Ladies have been giving guys the booty dance on the dancefloor since 1950, lol.

Anonymous said...

Igbo women have been loose, since begging of time. see her twerking before yankee strippers discovered it.

WizzyEsq said...

in d time of old,owanbe swt.














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Dat*Ibo*boy said...

That can't be a night club..d ladies back in those days rocked skimpy n legged wears for clubbing, that looks more like a traditional setting...verify your facts.

Anonymous said...

Tying wrapper to club. Oh Lord this is just too much. Hahahaha

Anonymous said...

African girls have been twerkin' since the ...50s. No be today.

Unknown said...

lol.I don't believe. looks like traditional dancers.

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Unknown said...

Hahahahaha na so! So this is what our elders and forefathers were doing? It is well

Anonymous said...

e don tey wey bad things dey happen. .. see as dat guy d follow d woman Bumper to Bumper.

prettiyz said...

Lol

Anonymous said...

When Nigeria was safe, peaceful and one was proud to say I am a Nigerian.

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Hmmm memories

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Anonymous said...

Eligant

Anonymous said...

people wore wrappers to clubs. lol

Anonymous said...

Abeg, Linda, make u lev me. Na atilogwu cultural dance dey go on inside the club? See the club dresscodes of those days gan. Times hv sooo changed

Unknown said...

Lol

uwa said...

NIGHT CLUB ?
It look's beautiful ,especially their dressing .
Who knows the music playing that led to this bend your body oyorima .

Anonymous said...

But na husband and wife...

Unknown said...

What kind of music would they probably be grooving to? Loool

Unknown said...

What kind of music would they probably be grooving to? Loool

Unknown said...

Same dance step of shaking d booty for the man in that position, just a diff year. Lol

Anonymous said...

OHH nooo! Tnk God I wsnt born den

CHERRY said...

Hahaha this their b4 party na die, chei see rocking tinz na Lmao!

ary said...

Now everybody goes naked.

Anonymous said...

Wrapper to to the club,that's awesome😂😂😂😂😂😂@Bia Bia

Anonymous said...

Women... Backing it up since 1959! Hehe he!

Anonymous said...

Hilarious

Maura O said...

Ladies on wrappers

Unknown said...

Hehe.tie wrapper deY go club

Abeni said...

Shai clubbing. With raper there is God

Anonymous said...

Too cute, back in the days when women dresses up to be seen, versus today when women undress to be seen.

Anonymous said...

Times when a man can marry from the club, not now, nah Ashawo dey club now.

Anonymous said...

Omg. Laff wan scatter my belle

NaijaDeltaBabe said...

Wow! And dis is so cool

sky said...

wow! I always wondered if they tied wrapper to club back then lol

Kae said...

People dey tie RAPA go club...Ewo!!! Rocking them boys!!!! Flash back....toh quality....Can we have this life biko....and not the skimpy skimpy we have these days!!!!!!

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Anonymous said...

They were twerking back then

Unknown said...

Hahahaha. This is hilarious. Today nudity is the bomb in club.




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OKPAFI said...

Wow! They did the cock-tease dance in 1959? Nothing is new indeed. Damn...

Unknown said...

Lolz very interesting

Anonymous said...

Lol at wrapper get up. I bet you they were dancing to cool African music

VeenSaint said...

Lol. The women in the pics seem to be dancing to egwu ojorima or Osadebe. Wrapper in a club? Hmmm. This is the height of decency. Now we club almost naked. I wonder how we came this low.

elo tasha said...

Is that wrapper???

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sharmel's cutie. said...

Laughing in Itshekiri.

Anonymous said...

Grandma! Welldone, I see you

Anonymous said...

Freaking fat lie! How can you go to a night club bare feet and in a freaking wrapper and blouse. Common!
Let me show you of night clubs from my dad's archieve with the likes of Bobby Benson, Art Alade, Victor Olaiya etc rocking ebute metta etc....



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Tomi Ebony said...

Osendi owendi ooo, Osendi owendi ooo ooo.

Anonymous said...

Good lord!! Lol... Antilogwu dance all the way!!!! Now it's the shoki dance
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Unknown said...

There is nothing new under the sun. Text Fortune to 33020.

Unknown said...

Wow............. Those good old days *thamixbreed*

Unknown said...

lolzzzzzx,traditional festival

Unknown said...

Lol,I'm sure these women back in the days,despite being well dressed will b considered immoral and sluts then,things have changed soooo much.. Wow

Unknown said...

Maybe it was sir Victor uwaifo or oriental brothers they were dancing to

Unknown said...

Maybe it was sir Victor uwaifo or oriental brothers they were dancing to

Anonymous said...

Na wa o

African foodstuff and Raw Materials said...

Nice 1, so they shake ass 4 men too in dose days... Na wa o, luv their outfit..

Unknown said...

Buhahaha...girl no dey where cloth again now oooo....

Unknown said...

I'm dead

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andre kelvin said...

Lol! See grandin

Unknown said...

Abeg I nor ft laf

Unknown said...

And d men gats de behind protecting their own,See dance steps..

Kponskii said...

Oh boi! Sure she they were rocking to surugede. Lol.

Anonymous said...

Wha o so sweet and cool.

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Anonymous said...

Hahahaha, atilogu dancers!

obiora said...

Na cultural dance? Abeg na lie!

Anonymous said...

I guess this lady at that time would have been seriously dressed for the outing. How things change.

gidis said...

Lol...shit b gettn real 4rm way bck

Unknown said...

Hahaha lol! I can't laugh o, dancing in the club with wrapper, I wish that will be the dress code for clubbing these 21st century hehe *evil grin* it will be so cool lol!!!

Unknown said...

Hahaha lol! I can't laugh o, dancing in the club with wrapper, I wish that will be the dress code for clubbing these 21st century hehe *evil grin* it will be so cool lol!!!

Unknown said...

Do u no wrapper tinz hahaha bebes una dey c am kai

Unknown said...

Days of our father's, and the days of rocking row lol

Unknown said...

I wish I was in the era lol.. only because, I will wat to see how they danced to music
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Unknown said...

Fun

Unknown said...

I was there

Karlsson said...

I remember those old beautiful yrs. Ubanagum

Khan said...

dress go club lyk dis 2day,dey go shoot u b4 u even enter.....buh wait o, whch kind song dem dey play?? coz dier dance get as e be

#Skookid

Unknown said...

Lol..... Linda take am easy oh.

Unknown said...

Lol if u try this sort of thing today eh....Yaba left straight!

Unknown said...

Heehhehehehhehe. U go fear groove nau!

Emmarock said...

These are the best times I swear#mind over matters#

WeALTHY ChIC said...

Lol

Debbie Chelsea said...

Lmfao

Unknown said...

this is to confirm the fact that no matter how holy an older generation would claim to be over the younger generation,there is no taking away the fact that the foundation of whatever ill you see in the society today was actually laid by the so-called holy or better generation. just see as the women dey rock the men. but if them see am today,dem go pretend as if to say na today such tinx start

COLLIN said...

Linda dt might be ur grandmother o

Unknown said...

wow, old skool

Anonymous said...

Nawa oh. No be small shoki and sekem.

Unknown said...

Dat has to be wiz khalifa.lol

Anonymous said...

This ws wen d world ws stil sane. Nw there ar so many terrible thgs done in cloth n girls nw go naked to club

Unknown said...

What we gona do is go back! way back, back in the time when we have real men and beautiful women not these fake ass generation..

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seundavies said...

Dats shoki thn nah...hahahaha...

Unknown said...

Hohohohohooho, I remember those days shaa *smiles* when Men were Men. Dats d way we roll

Anonymous said...

Buhahahahahahahahahahaha.

Unknown said...

Lmao..check out wrapper for night club like say na church them dey...

Unknown said...

Tie wrapper 2 a club *hehehehe* I should try dis

Unknown said...

lol..#confam.

Unknown said...

No be small tin. O

Unknown said...

I no fit laugh,aunty Linda don kill person o

Unknown said...

Lmao, nd they were having mad fun sha......







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Unknown said...

Wrapper tins

Unknown said...

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Anonymous said...

see groove.... no be now grabbing of waist start

Estiluv said...

Buahahahahahahahahahahahaha. lol I just can't stop laughing infact the world has really been transformed, hahahahahahaha someone should please tell me to stop laughing biko

Anonymous said...

That boy is cute!should i say was?

@Osirmah said...

Wow so lovely, gurls tying wrapper to club! Lmao......buh dese days. Gurls wear just pants to club, and I predict in d future gurls wil start going naked to club. Lmao

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Francis said...

Life never spoil that time

Unknown said...

Nice, just d dress diff d men still act d same always pressing closer from d back

Unknown said...

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Anonymous said...

That's a very nice picture.
All the women are rubbing their bums on the men. *coverseyes*
I guess aside from the dressing, and the music, not much else has changed in Lagos clubs

Unknown said...

Lol...wrappers,they were decency bk den not dis our modern age

Anonymous said...

At least they tied their wrapper their thing. And they are really shaking Ukwu.

dudette said...

Awwwwwww lol....now clubs has turned into sodom and gomorrah

Anonymous said...

Sekem sekem hold hand for your waist !

Unknown said...

Groove has bee here long ago... I think a party like that should come back.

Unknown said...

They tie wrapper oh! Lol

Carina Kikelomo Jacob said...

No party like a lagos parry mehn..

Mesky Da ImoFirstSon said...

Na wrapper dey tie dey go club

Unknown said...

Nor be small thing oooo

Anonymous said...

lmao,bonario dats ur mum rocking onyex dad's hahahaha#bebo#

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Unknown said...

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Amablaze said...

Hahahahah nah cultural dance dem dey dance 4der ohh.imagine club of nowadays to b lik dat,nah serz bad market club go get..jst Tinking of d music dey r dancing to.

Jide Lagos said...

lol. e don dey body teytey

Unknown said...

Compare with today wey them they naked go club.

Anonymous said...

that was when bump shorts were wrappers and pencil jean trousers were balazo trousers. Lol

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