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Armed police kick, shoot man in Lagos street
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Fires burn in Nigeria after soldiers shoot protesters
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Waving flags, they sang Nigeria’s anthem. Then they were shot at
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Nigerian protesters march on Downing Street
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Protests continue in Lagos, Nigeria, over alleged police brutality
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Shots fired In Lagos during protests against police brutality
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Soldiers open fire on protesters in Nigeria’s Lagos: Witnesses
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'Many dead' after Nigeria security forces shoot on protesters: Amnesty
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The artist turning waste fabric into faces
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Nigeria Sars protest: Unrest in Lagos after shootingWitnesses say soldiers opened fire on demonstrators in Nigeria's biggest city on Tuesday.
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Amnesty International: Credible reports protesters shot dead in NigeriaAmnesty International said late Tuesday there was "credible but disturbing evidence" that security forces in the mega city of Lagos had fatally shot protesters who were demonstrating against police..
Nigeria unrest: Protesters shot in Lagos as millions put under curfewCasualty figures and who opened fire in Lagos are not yet known, as anti-police anger spreads.
Nigeria unrest: 24-hour curfew in Lagos state amid anti-police angerLagos state's governor says criminals have hijacked recent anti-police protests "to unleash mayhem".
Nigeria dissolves controversial police unit accused of brutalityLagos, Nigeria (CNN)A controversial Nigerian police unit accused of brutality will be disbanded, following nationwide protests demanding an end to police violence in the country. Nigeria's Inspector..
Lagos Inferno: The blast that destroyed a Nigerian girl's schoolAn explosion in Lagos, Nigeria killed 23 people and destroyed a girls’ boarding school. But what caused it?
How bitcoin met the real world in AfricaFour months ago, Abolaji Odunjo made a fundamental change to his business selling mobile phones in a bustling street market in Lagos: He started paying his suppliers in bitcoin. Odunjo sources handsets..
Nigeria teacher's math classes go virtualA teacher from a Lagos public school is helping students across Nigeria learn math virtually while dealing with coronavirus restrictions. (Sept 7)
Burna Boy: “A revolution is needed. I want to inspire it”Burna Boy was not a well-behaved student. Back then – before the Brit and Grammy nominations, the sold-out arena shows all around the world and the 600million streams of his irresistible music – he..
Death toll from Nigeria's economic hub building collapse rises to 3LAGOS, July 11 (Xinhua) -- Death toll from a building which collapsed in Lagos, Nigeria's business hub, rose to three on Saturday as authorities suspended search and rescue...
Nigeria's Lagos state suspends plans to reopen places of worshipNigeria's commercial hub Lagos has suspended plans to reopen places of worship after a review of the new coronavirus outbreak, the state governor said on Tuesday.
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Outlook bright as solar energy keeps Nigerian homeworkers powered upIn a hallway in Lagos, Gbemisola Olowokere taps contentedly on her laptop. The 23-year-old says the corner, underneath a sliver of window, has functioned well as a makeshift office since the..
Visually impaired Nigerians struggle to navigate coronavirus challengesLawal Adebimpe knows she must remain a safe distance from people to help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus in Nigeria. But her blindness means she usually holds people to navigate her way..
Lagos doctors to end strike after curfew harassment complaint remediedNigeria's largest medical union ordered its members in the commercial capital Lagos to go back to work on Thursday, ending a strike over alleged police harassment of doctors as they travelled to and..
Nigeria doctors to strike over treatment by police during lockdownDoctors in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos will go on strike from Wednesday evening because of what they describe as police harassment of health workers trying to move through the city to treat..
Nigerian medical union orders strike over alleged police harassmentNigeria's largest medical union, the Nigerian medical association (NMA), on Wednesday ordered its members in the commercial capital Lagos to launch an indefinite strike over alleged police harassment.
Nigerians cautious as coronavirus lockdown easedNigerians in the capital, Abuja, and Lagos have to wear face masks in public In Nigeria, businesses have reopened on the first working day after the easing of a lockdown imposed on key urban areas in a..
Nigeria reopens main cities Lagos and Abuja as lockdowns phased outNigeria began easing restrictions on Monday in its capital Abuja and in largest city Lagos, heralding the reopening of Africa's biggest economy after more than four weeks of lockdowns imposed to..
Learning in a pandemic, when 'online school' is the village chalkboardWith her school shut because of the coronavirus, Tolu Alagba kneels as she copies down class notes from a communal village chalkboard, the closest thing to online lessons on an island with no..
Coronavirus: Nigeria to ease Abuja and Lagos lockdowns on 4 MayThere will be new nationwide measures, including a night-time curfew and mandatory face masks.
Nigeria to begin 'phased and gradual' easing of lockdowns in Lagos, AbujaNigeria will begin a "phased and gradual" easing of more than four weeks of lockdowns on May 4, President Muhammadu Buhari said in an address on Monday. ......
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Lagos unrest: The mystery of Nigeria's fake gangster attacksResidents of two Nigerian states, where there is a lockdown, panicked after fake reports of mass attacks.
Nigeria to extend coronavirus lockdowns for 14 more days: President BuhariNigeria will extend lockdowns in Lagos, Abuja and Ogun states for an additional 14 days to combat the new coronavirus, President Muhammadu Buhari said in an address to the nation on Monday.
Nigerian police deploy units to tackle lockdown crimewaveNigerian police will immediately deploy additional units to Lagos and Ogun states to combat an upsurge of crime committed during a lockdown to halt the spread of the new coronavirus.
Nigeria rejects U.S. senator's query over $300 million Abacha loot repatriationLAGOS (Reuters) - Nigeria's anti-graft agency has criticised a letter from a powerful U.S. senator questioning the return to Nigeria of more than $300 million in funds looted by former military ruler..
Lockdowns: Saving lives, but ruining livelihoods in AfricaIn a dark ground-floor room in Lagos, dressmaker Kemi Adepoju gazes at a pile of dresses she has made but which cannot be collected due to the lockdown in force to slow the spread of the new..
Coronavirus: Nigerian actress Funke Akindele under fire for Lagos party amid lockdownFunke Akindele recently appeared in a public health video to raise awareness about coronavirus.
Africa's biggest city Lagos locks down to defend against coronavirusLagos, Africa's largest city of at least 20 million people, ground to a halt on Tuesday as it and the Nigerian capital Abuja entered a two-week lockdown to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
Lagos lockdown over coronavirus: 'How will my children survive?'Nigeria's commercial hub and the capital have gone into lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus.
Africa's megacity Lagos braces for two-week coronavirus lockdownNigerian President Muhammadu Buhari's announcement imposing a 14-day lockdown on sub-Saharan Africa's biggest city triggered a last-minute rush on Monday as people hurried to stock up on food and other..
Famously boisterous Nigerian mega-city Lagos adjusts to coronavirus lockdownFear of the coronavirus has induced an extraordinary calm in Lagos, Nigeria's famously boisterous mega-city where streets known for miles of gridlock have emptied of traffic and eateries serving..
Nigeria player killed in car crash, another kidnappedLAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — A soccer player formerly on Nigeria's national team was killed in a car crash and another was kidnapped by gunmen while driving in a separate incident on the same day, their..
Nigeria bans entry for travelers from 13 countries as it announces five new casesLagos, Nigeria (CNN)Nigeria is restricting entry into the country for travelers from 13 countries including the US and UK, as it announced five new cases Wednesday. The restriction will apply to..
Lagos gas blast kills 15, destroys several buildings, Nigerian officials sayAn explosion at a gas processing plant on Sunday killed at least 15 people and destroyed about 50 buildings after a fire broke out in a suburb of Lagos, Nigeria's commercial capital, emergency services..
Nigeria housing: 'I live in a floating slum' in LagosMillions of Nigerians live in flimsy housing under very precarious circumstances.
Africa’s biggest city has a Covid-19 casePeople walk along a main road wearing face masks at Yaba in Lagos, on February 28, 2020. | Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP via Getty Images The disease was just discovered in Lagos, Nigeria, in a traveler from..
Italian with coronavirus in Nigeria was not isolated for almost 48 hoursAn Italian man who has been confirmed as Nigeria's first coronavirus case after arriving from Milan was in the country for almost two full days before being isolated, travelled through Lagos and..
Nigeria's first coronavirus case came on flight via Istanbul, went to Ogun state: Lagos health commissionNigeria's first confirmed coronovirus case entered the country on a Turkish Airlines flight that traveled via Istanbul, the Lagos State Commissioner for Health told a news conference on Friday.
Nigeria's first coronavirus case traveled through Lagos before detection: ministerNigeria's first confirmed coronovirus case was not detected at airport, and traveled through Lagos before he took ill and went to a hospital, the country's health minister said on Friday.
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Burning tires and sore feet: Lagos bristles under bike banIt is dark when Abisoye Adeniyi leaves home on the packed Lagos mainland, weaving through cars and minibuses. She reaches her bus stop as the sun rises.
Lagos motorbike taxi ban: Chaos as Nigerian city removes okadasThere are long queues at bus stations, while some walk for miles in Nigeria's commercial capital.
Nigeria's women fight backWomen in Lagos are battling the threat of rape and sexual assault with free self-defence classes.