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NITEL Building

15 Marina
Lagos Island Nigeria

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Finished1979
Floor Count32
Building Uses
 - office
 - communication
 - lighthouse
Structural Types
 - highrise
 - truss tower
Architectural Style
 - modern
Materials
 - concrete

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Spire525 fthttp://www.unc.edu/~rowlett/lighthouse/ngr.htm

Description
- Architect: Nickson Borys & Partners

- General Contractor: Costain Group PLC

- The prominent communications tower on the roof also serves as a lighthouse for Lagos Harbor.

- The tower was originally build as the headquarters of Nigerian External Communications (NECOM), which was bought out by Nigerian Telecommunications Limited (NITEL)

- Tallest building in Nigeria and all of West Africa.

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