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Pidgin perfect: Slang spreads message for Nigeria's 'opera queen'

14 Nov 2019

LAGOS Dressed in a bright red and blue robe and backed by a local band with an eclectic range of instruments, Helen Epega beats a steel drum as she declaims dramatically to an unseen audience. | Video

Wanted: Artists to live and work in Lagos, Nigeria

07 Nov 2019

(This 4th November story is refiled to fix punctuation in name of foundation) | Video

British-born Nigerian actor hopes black skinhead film will "heal" pain

23 Oct 2019

LAGOS British-born Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje was taken into foster care by a white family near London as a baby in the 1960s. As a youth, the unthinkable happened: the black boy joined a gang of violent white supremacists. | Video

One-wheeled juggling: Lagos children learn new skills at unicycle academy

21 Oct 2019

LAGOS In a driveway of a suburban Lagos house, 14-year-old Kehinde Oguntokun juggles colorful circus clubs as he swings around on a unicycle. | Video

Uber launches boat service in Nigeria's megacity Lagos

14 Oct 2019

LAGOS Global ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc on Friday launched a pilot test of a boat service in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos to attract commuters seeking to avoid the megacity's notoriously congested roads. | Video

West African slavery lives on, 400 years after transatlantic trade began

08 Aug 2019

LAGOS Blessing was only six years old when her mother arranged for her to become an unpaid housemaid for a family in the Nigerian city of Abuja, on the promise they would put her through school. | Video

MTN Nigeria debuts in Lagos in $6.5 billion listing

16 May 2019

LAGOS MTN Nigeria, owned by South Africa's MTN Group, listed in Lagos on Thursday in a 2 trillion naira ($6.54 billion) flotation turning the telecoms company into the exchange's second-largest stock by market value. | Video

100 children feared trapped in collapse of Lagos building that housed school

13 Mar 2019

LAGOS An unknown number of people died and up to 100 children were among those feared trapped after a four-storey building containing a primary school collapsed in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos on Wednesday.

Nigerian millennials fuel domestic tourism

18 Nov 2018

IKOGOSI, Nigeria Deola Akeju stood under the gushing waterfalls of Ikogosi in western Nigeria, laughing with her friends and other travelers as they explored the forest's pools and streams. | Video

Soccer: Nigeria's amputee football team prepares for World Cup debut

12 Jul 2018

LAGOS Sixteen years after Emmanuel Ibeawuchi lost a leg in a road accident, his dream of playing soccer in a World Cup is about to become a reality.

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