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Nigeria to restore Lagos-Jebba rail link

The Nigerian government has signed a N12.3 billion contract with a Chinese company to rehabilitate the 488 km railway between Lagos and Jebba to the north. The project is part of renewed efforts to re...
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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...
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Nigeria makes mass arrests in bank loan scandal

Numerous people have been arrested by Nigeria
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?No music day

Musicians in Nigeria have declared 1 September
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New tax for Lagos

The new five per cent state-wide consumption tax, raised on goods and services in hotels, restaurants and the hospitality industry, has now come into effect as of 1 August in Lagos. Revenue raised...
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Nigeria extends amnesty to militants.

Militants operating in the oil-rich Niger Delta have been offered an unconditional pardon in exchange for disarmament and rehabilitation as part of efforts to bring peace to the area. Under the amne...
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Angola overtakes Nigeria in Africa oil production.

Angola has overtaken Nigeria as Africa
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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie creative writing workshop.

Nigerian writers are invited to apply for participation in a free creative writing workshop in Lagos from 17-26 September. The workshop is being organised by Farafina Trust, a non-profit literary org...
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Flash floods wreak havoc in Lagos.

Flash floods due to persistent heavy rainfall have wreaked havoc in many parts of Lagos, with heavy traffic congestion along main roads and a slump in business for shops and services as customers stay...
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Many die in Lagos building collapse.

Numerous people died when a three-storey building collapsed in the densely populated Ebute-Metta area of Lagos in the early hours of 28 June during a heavy downpour. The exact number of casualties is...
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Nitel to be privatised.

The state-owned Nigerian Telecommunications Limited (Nitel) could be unbundled and sold as separate operational and service units under government plans to shore up the country
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Banking sector opens to foreign investment.

The new governor of Nigeria
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Lagos looks at rent reforms.

The obligation for prospective tenants in Lagos to pay two or three years
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U17 football world cup hangs in the balance.

Nigeria may be stripped of its right to host the International Federation of Football Associations (FIFA) under-17s world cup from 24 October to 15 November this year due to serious delays in preparat...
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Modern public toilets in Lagos.

Lagosians are to get modern public toilet facilities at key locations across the metropolis, the
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