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Nigeria’s ‘Democracy Day’ marked with protests and tear gas rounds

To mark Democracy Day, nationwide protests were called across Nigeria over bad governance and the unending cases of insecurity.  Tear gas was fired on anti-government protests during those riots that...
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Germany to return bronze artifacts to Nigeria

  Precious artifacts to be returned to Nigeria. Precious artifacts looted from the ancient Kingdom of Benin in West Africa (now in present day Nigeria) during the colonial era will be returned. T...
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Kamaru Usman, the ‘Nigerian nightmare’ retains UFC title

Kamaru Usman clinched the UFC title, Ultimate Fighting Championship, over Jorge Masvidal to clinch the after an impressive fight. In one of the most eventful rosters in modern history, UFC 261 turn...
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Nigeria’s Burnaboy to perform at the Grammy's 2021 Premiere Ceremony

  The Nigerian has been nominated for the Best Global Music category.  Riding off successful African giant and Twice as Tall albums, Burna Boy will perform at the Grammy’s 2021 pre-show, 3 pm. EST...
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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala becomes first African and first woman director general of WTO

#AnkaraArmy, #BeLikeNgoziChallenge trend as Nigeria’s Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala heads the WTO Nigeria marked the appointment of Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala in style after her role as the new  World Trade Organizat...
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10 Best things to do in Lagos

Lagos is a city that never sleeps; businesses here are in active motion 24/7. Thus, Lagos has something to offer to every tourist. If you are planning your next trip to Lagos, here are 10 best things...
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French MPs approve the return of looted artifacts to Benin and Senegal

  France is set to return ancient artifacts looted from Benin and Senegal during its colonial past. This was part of a restitution agreement approved upon by the two countries. Benin will receive...
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Hundreds of students abducted after gunman attack Nigeria school

Hundreds of students are feared missing in Nigeria’s Northwestern Katsina state after a raid on a school by armed gunmen. Police reports indicated that the bandits stormed into the Government Scienc...
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African films that touch on the protest culture and history

African countries have experienced history-changing events marked by protests, demonstrations, and episodes of oppression. Some of these events have been captured well through cinema. The recent #End...
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Nigeria protests over police brutality in the SARS police unit

Nigeria’s government disbands the notorious police unit (SARS) that has instigated social unrest with allegations of abuse of authority and extrajudicial killings. The spate of protests was sparke...
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Domestic flights resume as covid-19 cases rise in Nigeria

The first case of covid-19 in Nigeria was recorded on February 28. Today there are 30,000 more confirmed cases and a death toll approaching 700. Lagos state leads in cases followed by FCT then Edo....
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Nigeria after eased covid-19 restrictions

Never before has a nationwide emergency tested the resilience of Africa’s most populous country as that of the covid-19 pandemic. Health systems in most of the 54 countries are fragile and unable to...
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Deaths in Kano confirmed as covid-19

  Nigeria's presidential task, which ordered an enquiry into the sudden rise of deaths in Kano, has confirmed that the deaths are due to covid-19. The deaths were all among people over 60, almos...
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5 Popular Beaches In Nigeria

It’s a shame that Nigerian beaches do not feature among the top in Africa. The oil-rich West African nation boasts of stunning white coastlines. The region’s private beaches offer a great opportunit...
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Nigeria to lift some covid-19 lockdown restriction on 4 May

Nigeria's president Muhammadu Buhari has announced some easing of the covid-19 restrictions as from 4 May. Restrictions were imposed on Lagos, Abuja (Federal Capital Territory) and Ogun on 30 March,...
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Lagos, Abuja and Ogun state in Nigerian lockdown for 14 days

  Lagos, Abuja and Ogun have been locked down for 14 days under the emergency measures announced by Nigeria's present Muhammadu Buhari on 29 March to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Travel betwee...
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Best Museums in Lagos

Being the largest city in Nigeria, it is not at all surprising that Lagos is home to countless tourist attractions and fun-filled activities suitable for the whole family. While places such as the T...
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5 most visited cities in Africa

The kinetic vibe of these 5 most visited African cities is everywhere, from the ancient architecture, restaurants, street art, music clubs, open-air markets, and festivals.  Beneath the grit and pande...
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Nigeria working to lift US visa ban

Nigerians are hoping that the travel ban gets lifted after a short period of time. Nigeria has firmly committed to resolving issues that resulted in the suspension of immigrant visas to the United St...
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Lagos bans popular Okada taxis

Lagos delivered on its new tough law and order deliverables by effecting a ban on tricycles immediately. Congestion from motorcycles and tricycles (Kekes) had become a normal spectacle given they are...
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5 Best Malls in Lagos

If you are looking for any city in Nigeria that takes shopping malls seriously, or if there's a must-try brand you want in Nigeria, chances are you will find it in one of the many huge shopping malls...
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China to build Lagos’ Lekki deep sea port

  A $1,100 million deal. Nigeria’s Lekki deep sea harbour, planned as West Africa’s biggest port, is to be built by a Chinese consortium in a $630m loan agreement signed with the China Development...
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Best International Schools in Lagos Nigeria

Nigeria is unarguably the biggest country in Africa and the most populous black nation in the world. It has an estimated population of roughly over 200 million inhabitants, as of September 26, 2019, a...
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Lagos water transport to develop new routes

During the Lagos Boat Regatta at the beginning of May the head of the Lagos state government, Akinwunmi Ambode, confirmed that nine new jetties and shelters for ferry transport are in various stages o...
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BBC inaugurates new office in Lagos

BBC increases services in west Africa. The BBC has officially opened its new office in Lagos which will provide the region with three additional news services. The BBC is adding Igbo, Pidgin and Yo...
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Lagos bans cart and wheelbarrow operators

Cart ban in line with the Cleaner Lagos Initiative.Operators of carts and wheelbarrow have been banned from plying their trade in Lagos following new legislation by the Lagos state government. Descri...
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Uniforms for Lagos bus conductors

Move to "restore dignity" of Lagos bus staff. From 1 January bus conductors in Lagos will be issued with uniforms and formal identification tags, according to the Bus Conductors Association of Nigeri...
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Lagos warned against sand filling in lagoons

Environmentalists warn of flood dangers from filling lagoons in Lagos.A leading environmentalist has warned the Lagos state government that its policy of filling lagoons with sand will lead to extreme...
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Nigerian president returns to Nigeria

Buhari spent over three months in London for treatment.Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari addressed the nation in a televised speech on 21 August following his return to the captital Abuja after more...
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Lagos to demolish properties blocking drainage

Residences built in Lagos canals face demolition.The Lagos State government has warned that it will demolish properties built illegally in drainage channels across the state.Lagos environment commissi...
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