5 Popular Backdrops for Nigerian Wedding Pictures in Lagos

Whenever you see these backdrops in any photo, you can be 99.9% sure its a Nigerian wedding photo. From the famous Ministry of Interior Federal Marriage Registry, Ikoyi to the Lekki – Ikoyi link bridge, the Drummer Boy statue at Protea Select Hotel and more.

Ministry of Interior: This backdrop right here is proof that you’re legally married in Lagos. Most couples had their registry wedding at the Ministry of Interior, the Federal Marriage Registry in Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria. And it appears, the famous banner recently had a makeover (no more blank telephone number field)

Kunbi Oyelese & Lanre Tomori | Photo: Frank Ugah Photography

Lekki – Ikoyi Link Bridge: This bridge is the No 1 pre-wedding location for couples in Lagos, Nigeria. It became so popular that we tagged it ‘The Bridge of Love’.

Photo: Alore Studios

Photo: Akara Ogheneworo Photography

These stairs: From brides to grooms to bridesmaids and groomsmen, we’ve seen a lot of couples grace these stairs.

The Drummer boy statue at Protea Select, Ikoyi: This statue has featured in so many Nigerian wedding albums. Everyone loves him; brides, grooms, bridesmaids, groomsmen; he’s definitely the most notorious Nigerian Wedding Photobomber.

Photo: Jide Odukoya Photography Studios (JOP Studios)

The Adrenaline Door at Four Points by Sheraton, Victoria Island, Lagos: 

The waiting area at this popular hotel in Lekki, Lagos.

Photo: Ijalana Oke
#MeettheAlukos | Photo: J-Gates Visuals


Tutu & Tosin | Photo: Soji Oni

The point of this article is to highlight that there are so many beautiful locations across the country and definitely in Lagos. Couples and their photographers need to explore more locations; check out this article by Caramel Photos on 5 pre-wedding shoot locations in Nigeria you’ll love.

Let us know if we’ve missed any in the comments section below;


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