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Thousands displaced as police flatten Nigeria slum

Residents of a Nigerian shantytown on Saturday (18 March) spoke of “losing hope”, a day after security forces used gunfire and tear gas to make way for demolitions in defiance of a recent court order,

Residents of a Nigerian shantytown on Saturday (18 March) spoke of “losing hope”, a day after security forces used gunfire and tear gas to make way for demolitions in defiance of a recent court order,

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Warehouse fire in Lagos, dozens of injuries reported

In Nigeria, an explosion in the capital has caused a fire that has destroyed several buildings. The blast occurred in a warehouse on Lagos Island

In Nigeria, an explosion in the capital has caused a fire that has destroyed several buildings. The blast occurred in a warehouse on Lagos Island

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Nigeria tears downs its largest slum

Nigerian authorities have begun demolishing the biggest slum dwelling in the country’s largest city, Lagos. Makoko slum was home to nearly 100,000

Nigerian authorities have begun demolishing the biggest slum dwelling in the country’s largest city, Lagos. Makoko slum was home to nearly 100,000

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Nigerian plane crash death toll rises to 157

Nigerian rescuers said on Tuesday that at least 157 people have died following Sunday’s plane crash in the city of Lagos. Officials said four

Nigerian rescuers said on Tuesday that at least 157 people have died following Sunday’s plane crash in the city of Lagos. Officials said four

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Nigerian president visits Lagos air crash site

The Nigerian president, Goodluck Jonathan, has visited the site of an air crash in Lagos that is believed to have killed all 153 people on board and

The Nigerian president, Goodluck Jonathan, has visited the site of an air crash in Lagos that is believed to have killed all 153 people on board and

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Nigerian oil workers announce output shutdown

Nigeria is on the brink of even deeper economic disruption with oil workers threatening to shut down output of crude. The country is in the grip of a

Nigeria is on the brink of even deeper economic disruption with oil workers threatening to shut down output of crude. The country is in the grip of a