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    Oliver Lyttleton, Colonial Secretary, tours round Nigeria.

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    Unissued / Unused material.

    Colonial Secretary Oliver Lyttleton tours round Nigeria.

    MS Governor of Nigeria Sir John MacPherson walking towards 'plane. MS Oliver Lyttleton alighting, he is received by Sir John MacPherson. CU Lyttleton speaking to MacPherson and Governor of Gold Coast Sir Charles Arden-Clarke. MS Lyttleton with the Governors. MS Lyttleton shaking hands with other officials.

    IBADAN, WESTERN NIGERIA. Various shots Lyttleton speaking with group of Nigerian officials including Oni of Ife, Mr Awolowo, the Olowo of Owo, Odemo of Ishara, Chief Arrah, Mr Akinloye and Minister of Lands, Mr J F Odunjo. Pan across university. LS Lyttleton walking along drive of the new university. LS university building. MS Lyttleton with university official. MS Lyttleton's Austin car leaving.

    ENUGU, EASTERN NIGERIA. LS Lyttleton arriving at Technical Training College. MS Lyttleton entering college. MS Lyttleton watching trainees working on lathes. CU Nigerian trainee working on lathe

    KANO, NORTHERN NIGERIA. Various shots entrance to Emir's Palace with Horse Guards. LS Lyttleton arriving. MS the mounted guard. MS Lyttleton with Mr K P Maddocks being greeted by the Emir. CU Lyttleton with Emir. Various shots Mosque of Kano, and its minarets. LS Lyttleton walking around the minaret of the Mosque. Various shots Mosque of Kano.

    IKEJA AERODROME, LAGOS. MS Nigerian Regiment Guard of Honour. MS Lyttleton inspecting the Guard of Honour. MS Nigerian Regimental Band. MS Lyttleton speaking to officers of the Guard. MS Lyttleton inspecting the band. MS Lyttleton shaking hands with officers. LS Lyttleton and wife, boarding BOAC Hermes aircraft. MS engines of Hermes 'plane starting up. LS as it takes off.

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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:20:00 / 01:18:23:00
    UN 2447 B

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