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Nigeria’s Lagos State rejects findings of ‘massacre’ of protesters last year

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Nigeria's Lagos State rejected findings by a judicial panel that security forces carried out a "massacre" of unarmed protesters last year, maintaining that only...

Nigerian women take action as rape, assault cases surge during pandemic

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When Kehinde Osakede’s university closed due to COVID-19 last year, the visual arts student returned home to Lagos. A visit to a family friend...

Crew kidnapped in chemical tanker hijacking off Nigeria

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On 11 March, about 220 nautical miles south-southwest of Lagos, the Malta-flagged chemical tanker Davide B was boarded by nine armed men and 15...

Nigerian government warns against protest at Lekki shooting site

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Nigeria’s information minister called on activists to drop plans for a protest in the commercial capital Lagos over the reopening of the site where...

‘He said Victor was shot’: Brother grapples with loss after Nigeria...

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It was after midnight in Lagos on 21 October when Elisha Sunday said he got a call from his brother Victor’s phone: a stranger...

Nigerian general dismisses bloody Lagos protest videos as fake

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A judicial panel investigating claims that Nigerian soldiers shot dead peaceful protesters in Lagos viewed videos on Saturday appearing to show people hurt or...

‘The soldiers kept shooting:’ witnesses testify in Lagos protest probe

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Nigerian soldiers shot dead peaceful protesters at a demonstration in Lagos last month, trucking away the bodies, said written witness testimonies submitted to a...

Nigerian authorities return police brutality activist’s passport

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Nigerian immigration officials returned the passport of a prominent activist against police brutality after it was seized when she tried to leave the country...

Nigerian minister says it’s unclear who shot protesters in Lagos

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“Hoodlums” wearing military uniforms may have shot Nigerian protesters campaigning against police brutality and it was too soon to tell if soldiers were involved,...

Nigerian army says it intervened in protests at Lagos government’s request

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Nigeria’s Lagos state government asked the army to intervene to restore order amidst anti-police brutality protests, but soldiers did not shoot civilians, the military...

‘Perfect storm’: How Nigeria’s peaceful police protests turned violent

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Tears fill Ephraim Osinboyejo’s eyes as he recalls the idealism that drove thousands of Nigerians like him into the streets to campaign against police...

Nigeria’s president urges end to protests but remains silent on demonstration...

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday called for an end to street protests in the country, as authorities in the commercial capital Lagos struggled...

Fires burn in Lagos after Nigerian soldiers shoot anti-police protesters

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Nigeria’s biggest city Lagos and several states were under curfews on Wednesday as unrest rooted in anti-police protests broke out again following a day...

Lagos locked down after protesters fired on, president urges calm

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Lagos was under a round-the-clock curfew on Wednesday enforced by police roadblocks, as smoke rose from a flashpoint area in Nigeria’s biggest city where...

Lagos lockdown

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s announcement imposing a 14-day lockdown on sub-Saharan Africa’s biggest city triggered a last-minute rush as people hurried to stock up...

Buhari’s Lagos no-show dismays Nigerian business

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At least the taxi drivers of Lagos are happy, even if businessmen in Nigeria's commercial capital are not. A year after becoming president,...

Pirates attempt to hijack tanker off Nigeria

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Two pirates were killed by onboard security when they attempted to hijack a tanker off the coast of Lagos last month. According to...

U.S. warns of plan to attack hotel in Nigerian business hub...

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The United States has warned its citizens of a plan to attack one of two Sheraton hotels near Lagos, Nigeria's main commercial...

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