April 11-12, 2021: Dr Ekua Andrea Agha, Coordinator of the Nigerian- Brazilian Public History Project and the project’s Business Development officer, Mr John Delano, paid a courtesy visit to Onikan House, 23 Military Street, Onikan Lagos. The purpose of the two day meeting with the management of Loving Lagos was to explore opportunities for future collaboration on recording, curating, archiving and documenting matters relating to the socio-economic and political life of Nigerians of African-Brazilian descent.

Photo credit: Mr John Delano, Editorial Board Member and Business Development Officer, Nigerian-Brazilian Public History Project.

Mrs Mary Oto Lijadu (nee Martins)

Direct descendant of Domingo Martinez

Interviewed by Ekua Andrea Agha

Date: Wednesday. 14th February, 2018 at her Bode Thomas Residence, Surulere. Lagos


Professor Yusuf Cameron Grillo

Direct descendant of Grillo   

Interviewed by Professor Olufemi Vaughan and Ekua A Agha          

Tuesday, 13th February at his Ikeja residence.

Sitting beside Professor Grillo are: Olufemi Vaughan, Ekua Agha and Mrs Ayo Akinwunmi ( nee Sawyerr). Mrs Akinwunmi and Ekua Agha are direct descendants of Andreza Munis whose family returned from Brazil to Lagos via Republic of Benin. 

Aduke Gomez at the inauguration of The Centre for Afro- Brazilian Studies, Faculty of Arts, Lagos State University. The event took place on 6th February, 2019.
Left to Right are: Dr Bashir Animashaun ( Department of History, Lagos State University), Babalawo Dr Santos ( University of Rio de Janerio) , Aduke Gomez ,  Ambassador Bonzanini ( The Brazilian ambassador to Nigeria) and a Lagos State University Student.