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Lagos, the prayer’s kingdom
Lagos, the prayer’s kingdom
On May 20 this year, Lagos Island in Nigeria shut down for the Eyo festival. The habitually busy streets, lined with traders, were filled with...
[Slideshow]Measles outbreak kills children in Lagos
[Slideshow]Measles outbreak kills children in Lagos
How a measles outbreak devastated a poor Lagos fishing community.
Uber links With Kia to drive growth in Lagos
Uber links With Kia to drive growth in Lagos
Uber Technologies is negotiating cheaper deals for new vehicles with Kia Motors to boost its number of drivers fivefold in the Nigerian city...
[Podcast]Who wrote the gender script?
[Podcast]Who wrote the gender script?
There's a new style of femininity among young, privileged women in Lagos, Nigeria. Department of culture PhD candidate Simi Dosekun delves into it.
Zuma: 67 South Africans dead in Nigeria church collapse
Zuma: 67 South Africans dead in Nigeria church collapse
Sixty-seven South Africans have been killed in a building collapse that occurred at the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) in Nigeria, ...
Fashion with a dusting of folklore
Fashion with a dusting of folklore
Things of beauty Maki Osakwe fashion
Africa’s richest man Dangote plans $16bn investment push
Africa’s richest man Dangote plans $16bn investment push
Dangote Group, the Nigerian company controlled by Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote, plans to invest about $16-billion in cement, petrochemicals and agriculture over the next four years to boost expansion....
Portraits of isolated beauty in bustling Lagos
Portraits of isolated beauty in bustling Lagos
New Nigerian ­photographer Lakin Ogunbanwo follows in the footsteps of the renowned studio photographers who captured Africa's popular...
TB Joshua's cup runneth over
TB Joshua's cup runneth over
In Lagos, Africa's largest metro-polis, the district of Ikotun Egbe has turned into a boom town. The draw? Temitope Balogun Joshua, one of...
'Afropolis': Cities of Africa stake a claim on the future
'Afropolis': Cities of Africa stake a claim on the future
A book with the all-encompassing title Afropolis (Jacana Media) sets itself up for the usual criticism: it promises what it could never...
Rescuers clash over Nigeria plane crash
Rescuers clash over Nigeria plane crash
A plane carrying 153 people plunged into a residential area of Lagos, Nigeria's largest city on Sunday, with all those aboard presumed dead, an...

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