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Saturday, 11 April 2015

Epic election photos from 1979

 Photo shows women resident in Lagos defying the rain to cast their votes during the 1979 election. Another photo after the cut...


Photo credit: SeemeSeeNigeria/Peter Obe

57 comments:

tefe otobrise said...

how is it epic?

otobrise ojevwe said...

Nice of them to exercise their franchise.

ROYAL PRIESTHOOD said...

Wow!

Funso Samuel said...

Epic indeed

wilheminna moses said...

Oge udo na achi , not now.....evil everywhere

BONARIO NNAGS said...

Yep coz they believed their votes count.
#RochasWeKnow

~BONARIO~says so via NOKIA LUMIA

Bibian Obunse said...

Interesting...

ROYAL PRIESTHOOD said...

See people dat r loyal to their country not people like us dat r crying for change, and not taking part in voting. God help us. Amen!

David Uche said...

this is what we ask of Lagosianss. let's fight APCriminals intimidation, #VoteJimiAgbaje

AbokiDaWarriBoy said...

Awwww I can vividly remember lol , happy Nigerians, same big smile Buhari is bringing to our faces back

Hypertek IshOlawale said...

Arise and shine beautiful people of the republic.

AbokiDaWarriBoy said...

Awwww I can vividly remember lol , happy Nigerians, same big smile Buhari is bringing back to our faces

igwe Adaobi said...

Those good old days.

AbokiDaWarriBoy said...

Awwww I can vividly remember lol , happy Nigerians, same big smile Buhari is bringing back to our faces

igwe Adaobi said...

Those good old days.

Onyitex Joseph said...

Wow.. Just like the presidential voting in lagos.

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optimisticlady said...

Patriotism as of old.

creebhills said...

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Effizy Umoh said...

Nice one

ovis prince said...

Patriotism

dyfunctional said...

Nice, democracy for live

Cee speaks said...

I wish I was this passionate about Nigerian elections today. I really do.. This is a heartwarming sight. :) ----C21

Anonymous said...

Same Government Buhari overthrew and led us many years of darkness and military rule. If only this women knew....

commy Baby said...

ohh hw time flies

preshy debbiez said...

This 1979 pic is everything!!!

tsalz c.e.o said...

Noted

Sunmola Oluwatosin said...

Patriotism

grace nkechi said...

Wat is happening dis days

blogoratti said...

Classic photo, its nice!

Subomi said...

Our nija people !!

Anonymous said...

Aboki you seem to me like a lazy person. Whether APC or PDP you will be gnatching your teeth.

sweet malo said...

What does epic mean to you? Check your dictionary incase u dont know?

ROYAL PRIESTHOOD said...

@tefe, its epic bcos by then u were not born. So don't ask dumbed question again.

See our lovely siser's, and mother's. God bless them.

Anonymous said...

They all look yoruba to me meaning ibos r nowhere to b found. ....peaceful days

Ijeoma Okafor said...

Na so we stand for ☔ for my area.

AbokiDaWarriBoy said...

Hahahahaha keep chasing me on every comments, na u go tier o..lmfao

EDDY said...

Hugh abeggi

EDDY said...

Throw back na throw back

Anonymous said...

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jasmine said...

Good people...classic picture

Anonymous said...

It would be epic if someone recognizes their mom, the prgnant lady in the pic, carrying them at the time.

sharon juliet said...

Na when vote the count no be now again.

Anonymous said...

I jst see happy faces.

udeze obumneme said...

Love for nigeria

Benita Benish said...

Nixee...dont tink anyone is ready to stand under d rain n wait to cast dia vote nowadays
...we done tire.lol

Shinelle said...

True democracy

Tboy said...

Once upon a time..... I wish we can turn the hands of time.... Father, have mercy!!!

olapeju Balogun said...

Lolzzzzz

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irabo bobby fera favor said...

Eiyaah. Those are patriotic Nigerians when they where exercising their franchise. May God bless their souls

Oluchi Lambert said...

Wish things can go back to the way they used to be

Oluchi Lambert said...

Wish things can go back to the way they used to be

SWILL MARTIN said...

@ least de believed that dier vote wud count see d joy in dier faces!

Celine Oma said...

U had me thinking my fone has gone suddenly blank. U sure u're ok? Well...ok bye

Anonymous said...

Wow very nice Linda pls help me tell Kristen Stewart dat I love her nd I can turn gay for her. Amaka bae

Amaka Ngenegbo said...

@Royal Priesthood, it's dumb not "dumbed". U can thank me later.



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