Stories of Celebrations

In the West African country of Nigeria, celebrations of the bicentenary of the birth of Bahá’u’lláh were a widespread and vibrant affair. Throughout the nation, almost 4,000 people came together to honour the extraordinary life and teachings of Bahá’u’lláh. The occasion was recognized by government leaders, who addressed good wishes to the Bahá’í community during the bicentenary. In some cases, delegations from the Bahá’í community met with leaders and representatives in their localities.

Bicentenary celebrations in Nigeria

Bicentenary songs from Nigeria

The Twin Luminaries

The Twin Luminaries


Messages from various leaders in Nigeria

For the occasion of the bicentenary, several leaders in Nigeria addressed the Bahá’í community with their warm wishes.

Community celebration

In Lagos, the community created banners to announce the bicentenary celebrations.