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Nigeria school building collapse killed 20: Lagos health official

Mar 15 2019

LAGOS Twenty people were killed in Wednesday's collapse of a four-story building containing a primary school in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos and 45 others survived, the state health commissioner said on Friday.

Nigerian boy pulled from rubble remains calm amid chaos

Mar 14 2019

LAGOS The boy lay wide-eyed on a bed of outstretched arms. The men who carried him, and others looking on, cheered at the sight of the youngster who seconds earlier had been pulled from the rubble of a four-story building that collapsed in Lagos, Nigeria.

Families keep vigil at hospital as rescue at Nigerian school collapse ends

Mar 14 2019

LAGOS Families kept a vigil at a hospital on Thursday for children pulled from the wreckage of a collapsed school building in the Nigerian city of Lagos, as rescue operations came to an end. | Video

Turnout low in vote for powerful Nigerian state governors

Mar 09 2019

LAGOS Nigerian voters returned to the polls on Saturday to elect powerful state governors just two weeks after Muhammadu Buhari secured a second term in a delayed presidential vote, but civil society observers said turnout was low.

Nigerians to elect powerful state governors

Mar 08 2019

LAGOS Nigerian voters return to the polls on Saturday to elect powerful state governors, two weeks after Muhammadu Buhari secured a second term in a delayed presidential vote.

Nigerians to elect powerful state governors

Mar 08 2019

LAGOS, March 9 Nigerian voters return to the polls on Saturday to elect powerful state governors, two weeks after Muhammadu Buhari secured a second term in a delayed presidential vote.

Muhammadu Buhari: Nigeria's converted democrat comes back from the brink

Feb 27 2019

ABUJA Muhammadu Buhari, who has won four more years as Nigeria's president, proved wrong those who doubted he could survive the blows of recession, militant attacks on oilfields and an Islamist insurgency that blighted his first term.

Buhari re-elected as Nigerian president, Atiku vows legal challenge

Feb 27 2019

ABUJA, Feb 27 Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has won a second term at the helm of Africa's most populous state and top oil producer, the electoral commission chairman said on Wednesday, following an election marred by delays, logistical glitches and violence.

Nigeria's Buhari wins second term as president

Feb 27 2019

ABUJA Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari won a second term at the helm of Africa's largest economy and top oil producer, the electoral commission chairman said on Wednesday, following an election marred by delays, logistical glitches and violence. | Video

Muhammadu Buhari - Nigeria's converted democrat comes back from the brink

Feb 27 2019

ABUJA Muhammadu Buhari, who has won four more years as Nigeria's president, proved wrong those who doubted he could survive the blows of recession, militant attacks on oilfields and an Islamist insurgency that blighted his first term.

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