Thursday, 23 September 2021
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Nigeria suffers crippling power shortage.

Nigeria is in the grips of a power generating crisis that risks strangling the local economy, the Financial Times reports. Power generation in Africa
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The rise and rise of Nollywood

Nigeria has a thriving film industry called Nollywood, after Hollywood and Bollywood, the names of the respective industries in the United States and India. With full-length films being shot with just...
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New Nigerian banknotes.

Redesigned banknotes have been introduced in Nigeria to make the country
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Pedestrian bridges in Lagos to get overhaul.

Lagos state government has said it will repair old footbridges and build several new ones following complaints by residents about the danger to pedestrians due to the lack of safe crossing points on t...
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Nigerian wins spot news World Press Photo award.

Nigerian photographer Akintunde Akinleye has won first prize in the spot news category of this year
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Night street sweeping begins in Lagos.

Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has begun sweeping main roads at night as part of efforts to clean up the state,
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Leisure and recreation in Lagos

Despite the United Nations and other organizations ranking Nigeria one of the poorest countries in the world with a gross domestic product of approximately $1 a day, Lagos
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Night flights possible between Lagos and Abuja.

Scheduled night flights between Lagos and Nigeria
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TB treatment centre opens in Lekki.

Residents of Ilasan housing estate in Lekki peninsula and the surrounding communities now have access to a tuberculosis (TB) diagnosis and treatment centre, the
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New classrooms for local schools.

New classrooms are under construction at schools across Lagos state as part of efforts to restore public confidence in the local public education system. Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board (S...
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Price hikes on public transport.

Nigerians returning to work after the long Christmas and New Year holiday period got a nasty shock on 8 January when they found the cost of public transport had risen by over 100 per cent. According t...
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Population statistics released.

Nigeria has a population of 140,003,542, confirming its status as the most populous country in Africa according to the results of a census conducted by the National Population Commission (NPC) in Marc...
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More street lighting for Rome

The city has launched a new project to light areas of Rome not already illuminated at night. Over 53,000 lights will be installed in approximately 3,700 streets at a cost of


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