Whether each neighbourhood in Lagos city has an Oba (local chief) [NGA31634.E]

No reports on whether each neighbourhood in Nigeria has an Oba (local chief) could be found among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate. For information on Obas in Nigeria, please consult NGA30828.E of 4 January 1999.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the Research Directorate within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum. Please see below the list of sources consulted in researching this Information Request.

Sources Consulted

Africa Research Bulletin: Political, Social and Cultural Series [Oxford]. January 1998-January 1999. Vol. 35. Nos. 1-12.

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices 1997. 1998. United States Department of State. Washington, DC.

Keesing's Record of World Events [Cambridge]. January 1998-January 1999. Monthly. Vols. 44-45.

West Africa [London]. January 1998-January 1999. Nos. 4180-4200.

Electronic Sources: IRB Databases: Internet, LEXIS/NEXIS, World News Connection (WNC).

Unsuccessful attempts to reach oral sources.