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|1940 (in the decade)
||By the mid-1940s Corporal Thomas Bereford Macauley becomes a Bahá’í in Nigeria, the first Bahá’í in the country.
||Thomas Bereford Macauley
||The National Spiritual Assembly of Nigeria is formed. [BW15:192]
|1977 12 – 14 Aug
||An International Bahá’í Youth Conference is held in Enugu, Nigeria, attended by over 250 Bahá’ís from 19 countries. [BW17:150, 153]
||International Baha’i Youth Conference; Conference
|1982 19 – 22 Aug
||A Bahá’í International Conference to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the passing of the Greatest Holy Leaf is held in Lagos, Nigeria, attended by some 1,110 Bahá’ís from 46 countries representing some 90 ethnic groups. [BW18:100; VV61]
- For the message of the Universal House of Justice see BW18:158–9.
- For a pictorial report see BW18:144–6.
||Baha’i International Conference; Conference; Greatest Holy Leaf
||The West African Centre for Bahá’í Studies is established in Nigeria. [BW18:167; BW19:366]
- For a report of its activities see BW19:366–7.
||West African Centre for Bahá’í Studies