Lagos News

Nigeria introduces motorcycle helmet law.

It is now mandatory for drivers and passengers of private and commercial motorbikes to wear a helmet and a reflective jacket under new rules to improve safety on Nigeria
Lagos News

Ogudu-Alapere bridge under repair.

Work is to begin on 21 December on five weak joints on the Ogudu-Alapere bridge linking the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway to the Third Mainland Bridge and Ikorodu Road. The repairs will be carried out betwe...
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200 killed in Nigeria riots.

Dozens of people have been killed and many more injured in two days of clashes between rival Christian and Muslim groups in the city of Jos in Nigeria
Lagos News

Financial crisis affects remittances to Africa.

Remittances to developing countries could fall by as much as six per cent in 2009 as a result of the global financial crisis according to the latest migration and development report from the World Ban...
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Photographs of Nigeria.

Nigeria, through the eyes of a passerby
Lagos News

Apapa-Oshodi expressway closure.

Motorists in Lagos can expect another difficult four months following the announcement of the partial closure of the Apapa-Oshodi Expressway on the mainland for construction of a new bridge. The traff...
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Local elections in Lagos.

Campaigning has begun for upcoming local elections in Lagos state. On 11 October eligible voters will be called to choose their representatives in 20 local government councils and a further 37 local c...
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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.
Lagos News

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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