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Minister Simon Coveney calls on Nigerian authorities to investigate violence against protesters
# Lagos
# Lagos

Minister Simon Coveney calls on Nigerian authorities to investigate violence against protesters

Oct 24th 2020, 8:30 AM 17,304 Views 36 Comments

Amnesty International said that at least 12 peaceful protesters were killed in an incident involving the Nigerian army this week.

Nigeria’s president addresses nation on unrest but doesn't mention protesters’ deaths
# Lagos
# Lagos

Nigeria’s president addresses nation on unrest but doesn't mention protesters’ deaths

Updated Oct 22nd 2020, 10:21 PM 30,399 Views 7 Comments

Nigeria has been gripped by protests against police brutality.

Explainer: What is happening in Nigeria?
# End Sars
# End Sars

Explainer: What is happening in Nigeria?

Oct 21st 2020, 1:32 PM 56,916 Views 8 Comments

Several people have been killed by security forces amid ongoing protests against police brutality.

Nigeria security forces fire on protesters as curfew imposed amid widespread demonstrations
# Lagos
# Lagos

Nigeria security forces fire on protesters as curfew imposed amid widespread demonstrations

Oct 21st 2020, 7:35 AM 16,566 Views 8 Comments

Defiant protesters at the scene had sung the national anthem and pledged to remain out on the streets despite the stay-at-home order.

Eight killed and dozens injured after building housing 'illegal school' collapses in Nigeria
# Lagos
# Lagos

Eight killed and dozens injured after building housing 'illegal school' collapses in Nigeria

Mar 13th 2019, 10:33 PM 8,404 Views 12 Comments

Reports suggested that dozens of children were trapped inside the building.

Nigerian anti-corruption agency, facing criticism for lack of action, finds $43 million sitting in empty flat
# Humongous
# Humongous

Nigerian anti-corruption agency, facing criticism for lack of action, finds $43 million sitting in empty flat

Apr 13th 2017, 9:23 PM 26,384 Views 21 Comments

The agency has described the fund as “humongous”.

People are selling 'rice' in Nigeria that is actually just coloured plastic
# Fake Plastic Rice
# Fake Plastic Rice

People are selling 'rice' in Nigeria that is actually just coloured plastic

Dec 23rd 2016, 3:08 PM 16,553 Views 21 Comments

The country’s inflation is running at 18.5%, driven by higher food prices partly caused by a ban on rice imports.

This woman got a modelling contract after accidentally photobombing a popstar
# Daily Bread
From The Daily Edge
# Daily Bread

This woman got a modelling contract after accidentally photobombing a popstar

Feb 11th 2016, 2:04 PM 11,786 Views 3 Comments

Rapper Tinie Tempah was being photographed in Nigeria when this beautiful bread-seller walked into shot.

Kerrygold is opening up a new factory... in Nigeria
# Powdered Milk
# Powdered Milk

Kerrygold is opening up a new factory... in Nigeria

Dec 2nd 2015, 10:31 AM 15,864 Views 50 Comments

Powdered milk will exported to and packaged at the facility in Lagos.

Nigeria's largest city is struggling to find medical personnel to help fight Ebola‎
# Lagos
# Lagos

Nigeria's largest city is struggling to find medical personnel to help fight Ebola‎

Aug 9th 2014, 3:15 PM 9,689 Views 23 Comments

It has appealed for volunteers to come forward.

Second Ebola death confirmed in Nigeria as Spain plans evacuation of sick missionary
# EBOLA
# EBOLA

Second Ebola death confirmed in Nigeria as Spain plans evacuation of sick missionary

Aug 6th 2014, 12:08 PM 8,440 Views 24 Comments

Almost 900 people have died since the latest outbreak of the disease earlier this year in West Africa.

Rotting bodies and skeletons found in Nigerian ‘House of Horror’
# Ibadan
# Ibadan

Rotting bodies and skeletons found in Nigerian ‘House of Horror’

Mar 23rd 2014, 8:30 PM 72,929 Views 163 Comments

Police also rescued several severely malnourished people found wandering nearby. It’s reported that others were found alive, shackled inside.

Wexford company to train 1,000 construction workers in Nigeria
# Training
# Training

Wexford company to train 1,000 construction workers in Nigeria

Nov 16th 2013, 6:30 AM 8,134 Views 23 Comments

The partnership deal is worth €3 million over three years.

British national kidnapped in Lagos
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

British national kidnapped in Lagos

Jul 19th 2013, 9:45 PM 8,012 Views 15 Comments

It is reported that the man was abducted while travelling into the city after landing at the airport.

Fears of on-ground deaths after Nigeria plane crash
# Days Of Mourning
# Days Of Mourning

Fears of on-ground deaths after Nigeria plane crash

Jun 4th 2012, 9:50 AM 3,657 Views 7 Comments

The airliner crashed into a densely-populated area of Lagos yesterday.

Over 150 feared dead after plane crashes into building in Nigerian city
# Nigeria
# Nigeria

Over 150 feared dead after plane crashes into building in Nigerian city

Jun 3rd 2012, 6:39 PM 4,650 Views 8 Comments

The plane crashed into a two-storey building in Africa’s largest city. Residents said the plane had been coming in low and making a loud noise before it crashed.

Almost 800 doctors fired in Lagos over pay dispute
# Lagos
# Lagos

Almost 800 doctors fired in Lagos over pay dispute

May 8th 2012, 2:08 PM 2,570 Views 6 Comments

Doctors went on indefinite strike last month over the implementation of a pay raise agreed in late 2010.

Shatter confirms investigation into slashing of Garda on deportation flight
# Attack
# Attack

Shatter confirms investigation into slashing of Garda on deportation flight

Apr 1st 2012, 1:36 PM 6,409 Views 38 Comments

The government has for the first time confirmed the details of an incident on board a repatriation flight from Madrid to Nigeria last month.

Gardaí are 'not getting protection they need' - Calleary
# Attack
# Attack

Gardaí are 'not getting protection they need' - Calleary

Mar 16th 2012, 6:54 PM 3,358 Views 34 Comments

The Fianna Fáil TD has raised a number of concerns after it emerged that a garda was attacked and slashed with a sharp object aboard a repatriation flight last week.

Garda slashed by detainee on deportation flight
# Attack
# Attack

Garda slashed by detainee on deportation flight

Mar 16th 2012, 6:00 AM 11,346 Views 77 Comments

Representatives of rank-and-file gardaí have accused managers of “reckless endangerment”, saying there were not enough officers on the aircraft.

Chelsea star's father found alive by police
# Safe
From The42
# Safe

Chelsea star's father found alive by police

Aug 22nd 2011, 7:51 PM 526 Views 0 Comments

Michael Obi, father of Mikel John Obi, was released by his abductors today.