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New free medical centre for Lagos.

A medical centre offering free treatment is under construction in the Orile-Agege area of Lagos. Located on Amodu Road, the Clinic of Hope will cost N50 million to build and should be ready for commis...
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Third Mainland Bridge reopens.

Commuters in Lagos can breathe a sigh of relief
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Musicians and performers from west Africa are to embark on a six-month tour of key cities in Nigeria to entertain young Nigerians and foster talent.
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Lagos Book and Art Festival 2008.

The tenth edition of the annual Lagos Book and Art Festival (LABAF) takes place from 7-9 November with the theme
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New cardiac and burns facilities for Lagos hospital.

Lagos state government has approved the creation of two specialist centres at Gbagada General Hospital treating cardiac and kidney patients and burns and trauma victims respectively. The cardiac and k...
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New cabs arrive in Lagos.

Lagos state government has announced plans to roll out a fleet of 200 taxis in the metropolis. The new service, which will complement the existing commercial taxi system, is being offered in partnersh...
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Bridge closure causes chaos in Lagos.

The partial closure of Third Mainland Bridge linking Lagos Island to the mainland for emergency repairs in early August has led to traffic jams and transport price hikes and caused a slow-down of busi...
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Petrol tanker explodes in Lagos.

Several people were killed and many more injured when an oil tanker exploded in the Orile-Iganmu area of Lagos. The tragedy occurred early in the morning of 24 July after the driver of the tanker alle...
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The cost of the Niger Delta oil crisis.

Nigeria will lose up to 30 per cent of its projected revenue for 2008 due to the crisis in the oil-rich Niger Delta, president Umaru Yar
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13 die in Nigerian recruitment drive.

A nationwide recruitment drive for the Nigerian Immigration Service has left at least 13 people dead and many more injured across the country, local news sources report. Some job seekers were killed i...
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Former aviation ministers arrested.

Two former aviation ministers, Femi Fani-Kayode and Babalola Borishade, have been arrested as art of an investigation into the presumed misappropriation of a N19.5 billion fund set up by former presid...
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Lagos bridges in critical condition.

Six bridges in Lagos state are in critical condition according to a team of Nigerian and foreign engineers. The problem bridges include Third Mainland bridge, the longest of three bridges connecting L...
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Ikeja Digital Village opens.

A new information and communications technology (ICT) centre has opened in Lagos, taking to two the number of such facilities in the state. Occupying a modern two-storey building in Alusa, Ikeja Digit...
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Nigeria unoins condemn South Africa violence.

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has condemned the current xenophobic attacks and murders in South Africa and urged the government of president Thabo Mbeki 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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More fire fighters for Lagos.

The Lagos fire service will soon to be strengthen by the arrival of 250 graduate recruits, the state government has said. The new fire fighters are completing basic training before being deployed to s...
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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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Street parties banned in Lagos.

Lagos state governor Babatunde Fashola has signed into law a bill effectively banning street parties in the metropolis. The new legislation makes it an offence to obstruct traffic on any road in the s...
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At least 100 dead in Lagos oil pipeline blast.

At least 100 people including many children have died in an oil pipeline explosion in the Ijegun suburb of Lagos, local Red Cross sources report. The blast occurred on 15 May after a bulldozer alleg...
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Eko Atlantic City development project.

Plans are underway for a massive new property development on Lagos Island. The N416.5 billion Eko Atlantic City project involves reclaiming over eight square kilometres of land along Bar Beach on Vict...
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Documenting urban transformation through art.

A group of local artists has launched an initiative to represent communities through art as a way of preserving their identity, even when their habitat and way of life has been transformed, local news...
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Murtala Muhammed International Airport privatisation.

Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA) in Lagos to come under private management, local news sources report. Other international airports slated for privatisation are Nnamdi Azikiwe internation...
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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...
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Lagos roads to get facelift.

Lagos state government has awarded contracts for the construction or rehabilitation of 31 main roads across the state. Roads set to get an overhaul include Ago Palace Way and the road linking Yaba (Ji...
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Lagos Energy City Project.

2008 should see the start of work on the $1.5 billion Lagos Energy City Project, a public-private initiative to create a comprehensive business and recreational centre serving the Nigerian and foreign...
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Yoruba arts festival in Lagos.

The World Festival of Yoruba Arts and Culture (WOFEYAC) takes place in Lagos in April. The main aim of the event is to promote the artistic and cultural heritage of the Yoruba people of West Africa. B...


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