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# lagos - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

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

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

# lagos - Thursday 13 April, 2017

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

The agency has described the fund as “humongous”.

# lagos - Friday 23 December, 2016

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

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

# lagos - Thursday 11 February, 2016

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

This woman got a modelling contract after accidentally photobombing a popstar

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

# lagos - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

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

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

# lagos - Saturday 9 August, 2014

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

It has appealed for volunteers to come forward.

# lagos - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

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

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

# lagos - Sunday 23 March, 2014

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

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

# lagos - Saturday 16 November, 2013

Wexford company to train 1,000 construction workers in Nigeria

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

# lagos - Friday 19 July, 2013

British national kidnapped in Lagos

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

# lagos - Monday 4 June, 2012

Fears of on-ground deaths after Nigeria plane crash Days Of Mourning This post contains images

Fears of on-ground deaths after Nigeria plane crash

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

# lagos - Sunday 3 June, 2012

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

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.

# lagos - Tuesday 8 May, 2012

Almost 800 doctors fired in Lagos over pay dispute

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

# lagos - Sunday 1 April, 2012

Shatter confirms investigation into slashing of Garda on deportation flight

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

# lagos - Friday 16 March, 2012

Gardaí are 'not getting protection they need' - Calleary

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 Exclusive

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

# lagos - Monday 22 August, 2011

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

Chelsea star's father found alive by police

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