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News Nigeria » Lagos: A nineties Japanese mini car is the unlikely taxi of choice in one of Nigeria’s biggest cities

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Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

In Lagos and Abuja, Uber and Taxify are competing in Nigeria’s still relatively new e-hailing taxi space. But in Ibadan, Nigeria’s largest city by geographical area and the country’s third most populous city with three million people, an informal ...

News Nigeria » Lagos: BBC launches Igbo, Yoruba language services in Nigeria

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/bbc-launches-igbo-yoruba-language-services-nigeria-060849965.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Lagos (AFP) - The BBC this week launches its new Igbo and Yoruba services in Nigeria, as part of an expansion in local languages aimed at more in-depth reporting of countries around the world. The digital-only services go live online and on social media on ...

News Nigeria » Lagos: Nigeria releasing 475 Boko Haram suspects for rehabilitation

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/02/18/nigeria-releasing-475-boko-haram-suspects-for-rehabilitation.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

LAGOS, Nigeria – Authorities in Nigeria are releasing hundreds of people accused of supporting an Islamic extremist group, citing a lack of evidence. Salihu Othman Isah, a special adviser to Nigeria's attorney general, said in a statement Sunday that 475 ...

News Nigeria » Lagos: Nigeria: Lagos Shuts Eight Houses, Arrests Nine Over Illegal Construction

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201802190217.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

The Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) at the weekend shut eight more houses at Ebute-Metta and Surulere areas of the state for failing to comply with building laws. The agency also arrested nine persons found on site during the enforcement ...

News Nigeria » Lagos: More than 40 dead in Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/msn/lassa-fever-outbreak-leaves-43-dead-in-nigeria/ar-BBJe2Bt
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Lagos, Nigeria (CNN)At least 43 people have died and 450 people are ill in a Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria, according to the World Health Organization. Lassa fever, an acute viral hemorrhagic illness, is endemic in most of West Africa, especially Nigeria ...

News Nigeria » Lagos: 'The Dream Has Been Realized’: Simidele Adeagbo Becomes Nigeria’s First Winter Olympics Athlete

News channel or source: https://www.si.com/olympics/2018/02/16/simidele-adeagbo-skeleton-nigeria-winter-games-history
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

While a light snow began falling in between Adeagbo’s first and second heat in PyeongChang, it was 88 degrees in Ezeoke’s home city of Lagos, Nigeria. Perhaps that stark contrast added to just how improbable it all seemed. “For me, apart from having ...

News Nigeria » Lagos: Banters In Lagos, Poverty And Disease In The Niger Delta

News channel or source: http://naija247news.com/2018/02/19/banters-in-lagos-poverty-and-disease-in-the-niger-delta/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

The Eko Convention Centre, Lagos, venue of the meeting was lavishly decorated to ... conference(WAIPEC), hosted recently by the Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria(PETAN). As expected, the meeting featured well-crafted topics for discussion ...

News Nigeria » Lagos: Language As Development: The Lagos Example, By Festus Adedayo

News channel or source: https://opinion.premiumtimesng.com/2018/02/18/language-as-development-the-lagos-example-by-festus-adedayo/
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

No state in Nigeria, prior to this, had enacted such law which seeks to preserve and promote its indigenous language. Perhaps even bolder as an initiative was Lagos’ resolve to translate into Yoruba all its laws and “de-criminalise” the use of Yoruba ...

News Nigeria » Lagos: The Spirit of Lagos That Nigeria Needs

News channel or source: http://www.thisdaylive.com/index.php/2018/01/28/the-spirit-of-lagos-that-nigeria-needs/
Publication date: Saturday 27 January 2018

Simon Kolawolelive!, Email: simon.kolawoe@thisdaylive.com. SMS: 0805 500 1961 You know elections are close when politicians begin to confess their love for Nigeria. Suddenly strange bedfellows are walking side-by-side, arms locked, lovey-dovey. Arch rivals ...

News Nigeria » Lagos: ‘Deadliest Drive In Africa’: The Harrowing Bus Ride From Abuja To Lagos, Nigeria

News channel or source: http://www.ibtimes.com/deadliest-drive-africa-harrowing-bus-ride-abuja-lagos-nigeria-1461296
Publication date: hursday 07 November 2013

But they only told me later. The day I embarked on a bus ride from Lagos to Abuja, Nigeria, I had no idea of any of that. And on the morning of Aug. 25, everything seemed to be going as smoothly as could be expected. I was in Nigeria to take photos with my ...