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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Crude oil production starts in Lagos

Lagos offshore field becomes Nigeria's first oil ouput outside Niger Delta. Nigerian firm Yinka Folawiyo Petroleum (YFP) has begun crude oil production from the offshore Aje field located 24km off...
Lagos News

Lagos to generate gas from dumps

The Lagos state government is to begin the first phase of its Landfill Gas Recovery and Utilisation project in the coming months, as part of its plans to turn domestic waste into a steady electricity...
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Increased piracy off Lagos

The waters off Lagos are witnessing an increase in piracy, according to the United Nations. The UN described the pirate attacks as becoming "more violent, sophisticated and systematic", with ships car...
Lagos News

Nigeria to deregulate domestic fuel market

Nigeria is to deregulate its domestic fuel market on 1 November in an attempt to contain costs and increase competition and efficiency in the sub-sector. The federal government can no longer sustain t...
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Nigeria to get wind farm

The Nigerian government has signed a contract with French wind turbine manufacturer Vergnet to design, build, install and maintain a wind farm in Nigeria. The contract is thought to be worth in the re...
Lagos News

Angola overtakes Nigeria in Africa oil production.

Angola has overtaken Nigeria as Africa
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Government overhauls energy sector.

The federal government has announced plans to end subsidies on gasoline and other petroleum products, which cost the country N640 billion last year alone. The move is part of a package of measures to...
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Nigerian project wins Lighting Africa prize.

A Nigerian project using cassava waste is among the 16 winning entries in a World Bank-sponsored competition to provide off-grid energy efficient lighting in sub-Saharan Africa. The idea, developed by...


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