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Lagos: Metropolis in Nigeria
Lagos is the most populous city in Nigeria and the African continent. Lagos is a major financial centre for all of Africa and is the economic hub of Lagos State. The megacity has the fourth-highest GDP in Africa and houses one of the largest and busiest seaports on the continent. It is one of the fastest growing cities in the world.

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Armed police kick, shoot man in Lagos street [Video]

Armed police kick, shoot man in Lagos street

Video verified by Reuters shows police in Lagos shooting a man on Wednesday, as unrest rooted in anti-police protests broke out again in the Nigerian city.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:55Published
Fires burn in Nigeria after soldiers shoot protesters [Video]

Fires burn in Nigeria after soldiers shoot protesters

Nigeria's biggest city Lagos and several states were under curfews on Wednesday as unrest rooted in anti-police protests broke out again following a day of violence, including the shooting of civilians..

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Nigerian army denies deadly shootings, offers to deploy in Lagos [Video]

Nigerian army denies deadly shootings, offers to deploy in Lagos

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Waving flags, they sang Nigeria’s anthem. Then they were shot at [Video]

Waving flags, they sang Nigeria’s anthem. Then they were shot at

Peaceful protesters say they will not give up their fight against police brutality and injustice, even after Lagos attack that shocked the nation.

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Nigerian protesters march on Downing Street [Video]

Nigerian protesters march on Downing Street

Protesters marched from the Nigerian High Commission in central London to Downing Street, following shootings at an End Sars protest in Lagos. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 01:29Published
Protests continue in Lagos, Nigeria, over alleged police brutality [Video]

Protests continue in Lagos, Nigeria, over alleged police brutality

Shots were fired in Lagos on Wednesday as protesters continued to demonstrate against alleged police brutality in Nigeria.View on euronews

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Shots fired In Lagos during protests against police brutality [Video]

Shots fired In Lagos during protests against police brutality

Shots were fired in Lagos Wednesday as protesters continued to demonstrateagainst police brutality in Nigeria. Demonstrators gathered at Lekki TollGate, where Amnesty International said late Tuesday..

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Lagos under curfew after soldiers open fire [Video]

Lagos under curfew after soldiers open fire

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Nigeria unrest: Soldiers open fire on demonstrators in Lagos [Video]

Nigeria unrest: Soldiers open fire on demonstrators in Lagos

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Soldiers open fire on protesters in Nigeria’s Lagos: Witnesses [Video]

Soldiers open fire on protesters in Nigeria’s Lagos: Witnesses

Footage posted on social media shows several hundred people demonstrating, in defiance of a curfew imposed hours earlier by authorities.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:48Published
'Many dead' after Nigeria security forces shoot on protesters: Amnesty [Video]

'Many dead' after Nigeria security forces shoot on protesters: Amnesty

The NGO says there is 'credible but disturbing evidence' on fatal shootings in Lagos involving #endSARS protesters against police brutalityView on euronews

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Nigeria's Lagos imposes 24-hour curfew after anti-police protests turn violent [Video]

Nigeria's Lagos imposes 24-hour curfew after anti-police protests turn violent

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The artist turning waste fabric into faces [Video]

The artist turning waste fabric into faces

When Marcellina Akpojotor looks at scraps of Nigeria's Ankara fabric, she doesn't see waste to be burned or chucked into the lagoon of Nigeria's megacity Lagos but a way to make art. Nneka Chile..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:39Published

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