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#Lagos

# lagos - Saturday 24 October, 2020

Minister Simon Coveney calls on Nigerian authorities to investigate violence against protesters
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Minister Simon Coveney calls on Nigerian authorities to investigate violence against protesters

Oct 24th 2020, 8:30 AM 17,249 Views 36 Comments

Amnesty International said that at least 12 peaceful protesters were killed in an incident involving the Nigerian army this week.

# lagos - Thursday 22 October, 2020

Nigeria’s president addresses nation on unrest but doesn't mention protesters’ deaths
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Nigeria’s president addresses nation on unrest but doesn't mention protesters’ deaths

Updated Oct 22nd 2020, 10:21 PM 30,380 Views 7 Comments

Nigeria has been gripped by protests against police brutality.

# lagos - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

Explainer: What is happening in Nigeria?
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Explainer: What is happening in Nigeria?

Oct 21st 2020, 1:32 PM 56,678 Views 8 Comments

Several people have been killed by security forces amid ongoing protests against police brutality.

Nigeria security forces fire on protesters as curfew imposed amid widespread demonstrations
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Nigeria security forces fire on protesters as curfew imposed amid widespread demonstrations

Oct 21st 2020, 7:35 AM 16,420 Views 8 Comments

Defiant protesters at the scene had sung the national anthem and pledged to remain out on the streets despite the stay-at-home order.

# lagos - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Eight killed and dozens injured after building housing 'illegal school' collapses in Nigeria
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Eight killed and dozens injured after building housing 'illegal school' collapses in Nigeria

Mar 13th 2019, 10:33 PM 8,382 Views 12 Comments

Reports suggested that dozens of children were trapped inside the building.

# lagos - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Nigerian anti-corruption agency, facing criticism for lack of action, finds $43 million sitting in empty flat
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Nigerian anti-corruption agency, facing criticism for lack of action, finds $43 million sitting in empty flat

Apr 13th 2017, 9:23 PM 26,360 Views 21 Comments

The agency has described the fund as “humongous”.

# lagos - Friday 23 December, 2016

People are selling 'rice' in Nigeria that is actually just coloured plastic
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People are selling 'rice' in Nigeria that is actually just coloured plastic

Dec 23rd 2016, 3:08 PM 16,503 Views 21 Comments

The country’s inflation is running at 18.5%, driven by higher food prices partly caused by a ban on rice imports.

# lagos - Thursday 11 February, 2016

This woman got a modelling contract after accidentally photobombing a popstar
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This woman got a modelling contract after accidentally photobombing a popstar

Feb 11th 2016, 2:04 PM 11,765 Views 3 Comments

Rapper Tinie Tempah was being photographed in Nigeria when this beautiful bread-seller walked into shot.

# lagos - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

Kerrygold is opening up a new factory... in Nigeria
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Kerrygold is opening up a new factory... in Nigeria

Dec 2nd 2015, 10:31 AM 15,719 Views 50 Comments

Powdered milk will exported to and packaged at the facility in Lagos.

# lagos - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Nigeria's largest city is struggling to find medical personnel to help fight Ebola‎
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Nigeria's largest city is struggling to find medical personnel to help fight Ebola‎

Aug 9th 2014, 3:15 PM 9,667 Views 23 Comments

It has appealed for volunteers to come forward.

# lagos - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Second Ebola death confirmed in Nigeria as Spain plans evacuation of sick missionary
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Second Ebola death confirmed in Nigeria as Spain plans evacuation of sick missionary

Aug 6th 2014, 12:08 PM 8,412 Views 24 Comments

Almost 900 people have died since the latest outbreak of the disease earlier this year in West Africa.

# lagos - Sunday 23 March, 2014

Rotting bodies and skeletons found in Nigerian ‘House of Horror’
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Rotting bodies and skeletons found in Nigerian ‘House of Horror’

Mar 23rd 2014, 8:30 PM 72,207 Views 163 Comments

Police also rescued several severely malnourished people found wandering nearby. It’s reported that others were found alive, shackled inside.

# lagos - Saturday 16 November, 2013

Wexford company to train 1,000 construction workers in Nigeria
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Wexford company to train 1,000 construction workers in Nigeria

Nov 16th 2013, 6:30 AM 8,101 Views 23 Comments

The partnership deal is worth €3 million over three years.

# lagos - Friday 19 July, 2013

British national kidnapped in Lagos
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British national kidnapped in Lagos

Jul 19th 2013, 9:45 PM 7,991 Views 15 Comments

It is reported that the man was abducted while travelling into the city after landing at the airport.

# lagos - Monday 4 June, 2012

Fears of on-ground deaths after Nigeria plane crash
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Fears of on-ground deaths after Nigeria plane crash

Jun 4th 2012, 9:50 AM 3,642 Views 7 Comments

The airliner crashed into a densely-populated area of Lagos yesterday.

# lagos - Sunday 3 June, 2012

Over 150 feared dead after plane crashes into building in Nigerian city
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Over 150 feared dead after plane crashes into building in Nigerian city

Jun 3rd 2012, 6:39 PM 4,634 Views 8 Comments

The plane crashed into a two-storey building in Africa’s largest city. Residents said the plane had been coming in low and making a loud noise before it crashed.

# lagos - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

Almost 800 doctors fired in Lagos over pay dispute
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Almost 800 doctors fired in Lagos over pay dispute

May 8th 2012, 2:08 PM 2,511 Views 6 Comments

Doctors went on indefinite strike last month over the implementation of a pay raise agreed in late 2010.

# lagos - Sunday 1 April, 2012

Shatter confirms investigation into slashing of Garda on deportation flight
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Shatter confirms investigation into slashing of Garda on deportation flight

Apr 1st 2012, 1:36 PM 6,392 Views 38 Comments

The government has for the first time confirmed the details of an incident on board a repatriation flight from Madrid to Nigeria last month.

# lagos - Friday 16 March, 2012

Gardaí are 'not getting protection they need' - Calleary
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Gardaí are 'not getting protection they need' - Calleary

Mar 16th 2012, 6:54 PM 3,335 Views 34 Comments

The Fianna Fáil TD has raised a number of concerns after it emerged that a garda was attacked and slashed with a sharp object aboard a repatriation flight last week.

Garda slashed by detainee on deportation flight
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Garda slashed by detainee on deportation flight

Mar 16th 2012, 6:00 AM 11,307 Views 77 Comments

Representatives of rank-and-file gardaí have accused managers of “reckless endangerment”, saying there were not enough officers on the aircraft.

# lagos - Monday 22 August, 2011

Chelsea star's father found alive by police
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Chelsea star's father found alive by police

Aug 22nd 2011, 7:51 PM 512 Views 0 Comments

Michael Obi, father of Mikel John Obi, was released by his abductors today.