Lagos will be the next host city of the African Athletics Championships after the last edition was concluded in Durban on Sunday.
The 21st edition has been scheduled to hold at the national stadium in Lagos.
Nigeria has only hosted once – in 1989 which they eventually won in Lagos.
The West Africans have won eight out of the last 20 editions, making them the most successful of the competition.
South Africa closely follow with seven victories.
The 2018 edition will hold in the summer.