Lagos

Lagos is built on the mainland and a series of islands in the coastal Lagos lagoon. Its character as a natural harbour made it a major point of contact for European settlers. Capital of Nigeria until 1991, when the federal government transferred to purpose-built Abuja, Lagos remains the country's ma...

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Lagos to add scrabble to school curriculum

Scrabble to help Lagos students with English language. Plans are underway to introduce scrabble to the curriculum of Lagos state secondary schools according to reports by the News Agency of Nigeria (...
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Lagos to make Yoruba compulsory in schools

All public schools in Lagos to teach Yoruba language. The teaching of the Yoruba language could soon be compulsory in all public primary and secondary schools across Lagos, according to a proposal...
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Landmark floating school in Lagos collapses

Residents of Lagos slum vow to rebuild floating school. A floating three-storey school in the Lagos waterfront shantytown Makoko has collapsed during heavy rains, despite being built to withstand s...
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Mandarin to be taught in Lagos schools

The governor of Lagos Babatunde Fashola has defended the state government's plan to introduce Mandarin as an operational language into the curriculum of all public schools across Lagos in the 2013-201...
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Floating schools proposed for Lagos water slum

A floating three-storey school has been proposed for the Lagos waterfront shantytown Makoko by Nigerian urban architect Kunlé Adeyemi, whose plans would see the school constructed out of 16 flo...
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Lagos University name change triggers protests

Students at the University of Lagos staged a two-day protest over a decision by Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan to rename the federal institution after a political prisoner who died in custod...
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Lagos Business School in global top 50.

Lagos Business School (LBS) has made it into the world
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Lagos to get new schools.

Lagos state government has earmarked N6 billion for the construction and rehabilitation of public schools across the state. The money will be used to build and equip around 4,000 new classrooms and im...