West Africa

West Africa

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 04:45:08 GMT
Nigeria: At Least Eight Dead in Lagos Building Collapse
[Deutsche Welle] At least eight people have been killed after a three-story school building collapsed in a densely populated area of Lagos. Thirty-seven people have been rescued from the rubble, but dozens are feared trapped.

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 10:58:28 GMT
Nigeria: Building Collapses in Lagos, Pupils Trapped in Rubble
[Vanguard] Several victims, including school children are presently trapped under the rubbles of a three story building that suddenly collapsed in the morning at Ita-Faji area, Lagos Island.

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 14:22:29 GMT
Nigeria: Gunmen Attack Electoral Commission Office, Police Station
[Vanguard] Gunmen have attacked the Divisional Police Command at Afuze, headquarters of the Owan-East Local Government Area of Edo, killing the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) and three other officers on duty.

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 12:37:34 GMT
Nigeria: No, Court Hasn't Declared Nigeria's Presidential Election 'Null and Void'
[Africa Check] News site Exclusive 103 claims Nigeria's supreme court has given President Muhammadu Buhari, the winner of the recent presidential election, five days to vacate Aso Rock -- the presidential villa.

Wed, 13 Mar 2019 12:04:43 GMT
Nigeria: Malabu Scandal - Middleman Who Received $520 Million Appears Before Italian Court
[Premium Times] A principal suspect in the controversial Malabu oil scandal on Wednesday appeared as a witness before an Italian court in Milan.