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Lagos gas blast kills 15, destroys several buildings, Nigerian officials say

LAGOS (Reuters) – An 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

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Coronavirus patient attempts to escape Lagos isolation centre in Nigeria

…over poor facilities, excessive heat, mosquitoes •Lagos tracks 120 other passengers on Turkish Airlines flight with patient •28 workers quarantined in Lafarge’s Ogun factory Following the detection of the first

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ILLEGAL MASS DEMOLITION OF BUILDINGS AT LAKOWE IBEJU-LEKKI, LAGOS

Residents of Foweseje Community, Lakowe, Ibeju-Lekki have cried out over alleged illegal demolition of houses in the community by the agents of an organisation claiming ownership of the community land.

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‘NIGERIA’S BORDER WITH BENIN WILL HELP CUT SMUGGLING, FRAUD AND CORRUPTION’

Nigeria’s southwestern border with Benin is notoriously chaotic. Travellers and traders battle corrupt officials, hawkers and buzzing moto-taxis just to get to the other side. But a new crossing point

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UK’S THERESA MAY PLEDGES CLOSER TIES BETWEEN NIGERIA, CITY OF LONDON

Prime Minister Theresa May banked pledges for London Stock Exchange listings from Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote and Seplat Petroleum Development Co. as she announced plans to bolster ties between the

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A DAY IN LAGOS BY ADEBAYO OKEOWO

Adebayo Okeowo, International Human Rights Lawyer based in Pretoria, South Africa. He founded White Code Centre which uses visuals for social change in the society. He also shared a video

TWO AMERICANS AND TWO CANADIANS KIDNAPPED AT GUNPOINT IN NIGERIA

Lagos, Nigeria Two American and two Canadian citizens have been abducted by unknown gunmen in Kaduna, a state in Northern Nigeria, a spokesperson for the Kaduna State Police told CNN.

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HERE’S WHAT WENT DOWN AT THE SECOND EDITION OF ART X LAGOS

Art X Lagos indeed returned bigger and bolder this year. Here’s a recap of the three-day affair. The second edition of Art X Lagos received over 8,000 people at the

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NDTV visits the Nike Art Gallery in Lagos – and discovers Nigerian treasures!

On it’s trip to Lagos, Nigeria, NDTV paid a visit to the iconic Nike Art Gallery and left inspired that Nigeria, now more than ever, is ready to take on

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Over 60 dead in ‘mysterious disease’ outbreak in Nigeria

LAGOS, Nigeria At least 62 people are confirmed dead by a yet-to-be-diagnosed disease, a health official in Nigeria’s north central Kogi state has said. “About 62 people have now been

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