Lagos, Nigeria Newswire (Page 6)

Lagos, Nigeria Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Remembering Sam Okwaraji: The quintessential offensive mid-fielderCYRIL C. NWOKEJI, BelgiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Nigeriaworld

    Sam Okwaraji died wearing the colours of the Super Eagles of Nigeria, in a 1990 World cup qualifier, against Angola, at the National stadium, Lagos. He slumped and died with about 15 minutes left to play; in a match in which he was not at his usual best.

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  2. How can already huge city prepare to double in size?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | CNN

    The Population Reference Bureau has published a report of the most populous countries in the world in 2050. Go through the gallery to find out the top 10 nations.

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  3. Oklahoma State football: Emmanuel Ogbah's Nigerian roots set...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | NewsOK.com

    ... journey to super-human status began in the unlikeliest of places. His planet Krypton just happens to be Lagos, Nigeria. Although it might seem worlds away now, as Ogbah prepares for what could be his final college football season, his humble roots ...

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  4. Nigeria defeat Gabon in basketball tournamentRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Xinhuanet

    Nigeria's senior men's basketball team D'Tigers on Thursday defeated Gabon 88-64 to qualify for the semifinals of the ongoing 2015 Afrobasket Nations Cup Basketball tournament holding in Tunisia. The Nigerian side went into an early lead, outscoring Gabon, 23-11 in the first quarter and putting the game beyond their opponents reach, scoring 26-14 in the second quarter.

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  5. Nigerian Protesters Mark 500th Day Since Girls' KidnappingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Voice of America

    Bring Back Our Girls campaigners gather at a candlelight ceremony in Abuja marking the 500th day since the abduction of girls in Chibok, Nigeria, Aug. 27, 2015. Protesters held a march and vigil in Nigeria's capital on Thursday, the 500th day since more than 200 schoolgirls were kidnapped in Chibok by Boko Haram militants.

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  6. We hope to bring relief to out-of-school girls - Action Health IncorporationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Vanguard

    AMINAT Yusf is a 16 years old girl who resides in Iwaya, Lagos. Having been denied of having any basic form of education by her parents, she ran away from her home and came to live in Lagos.

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  7. Relationships that transcend politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Vanguard

    Last weekend, a Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, senator I've known for many years heard that I had a personal problem that was giving me sleepless nights; and he contacted me, invited me to his home and went out of his way to help me solve my problem. I was deeply touched by his brotherly concern and practical assistance, especially since we had been on opposite sides during the recent elections.

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  8. Ambode again vows to run transparent govtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Vanguard

    L agos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Wednesday restated his administration's commitment to run an open, credible and transparent administration. The Governor, who spoke when he received the 51st President of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria , Otunba Olufemi Deru in Ikeja at the Lagos House, said as a student who passed through the Institute, Lagosians should not expect anything less than an administration of good governance in the next four years.

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  9. CBN, IFC push for strong Credit System in NigeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Vanguard

    The Central Bank of Nigeria and the International Finance Corporation , a member of the World Bank Group, have said that the current difficulties being faced by Nigeria's micro, small and medium enterprises in accessing funds to develop their business will be greatly reduced by the strengthened credit reporting system and the launch of a national collateral registry for moveable assets before the end of the year. The assertion was made during the workshop for the Working Group of the Credit Reporting and National Collateral Registry Education and Awareness programme held on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at the Lagos Branch of the CBN.

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  10. Ambode expresses optimism on safe return of Chibok girlsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Vanguard

    Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State,Thursday, expresses optimism that the search for the over 200 Chibok school girls kidnapped on April 14, 2014 will end in the safe return of the girls back home. The Governor spoke when members of the 'Bring Back Our Girls' Campaign Group, under the auspices of the Women for Justice, staged a peaceful protest to the Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja.

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  11. Terragon Group releases Digital Insights on the Nigerian Banking IndustryRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | PressReleasePoint

    Terragon Group, Africa's largest Digital media company, has released its Research Report which highlights digital insights on the Nigerian banking industry. The research, which was based on analysis carried out for a period of three months, focuses on key activities carried out by the banks utilizing digital media, their innovations and what impact these activities have on their overall business achievements.

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  12. Young hopefuls vie to become first black African in spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The China Post

    ... be in a position to inspire a generation and the continent," said Osonuga, a doctor at a teaching hospital in Lagos, Nigeria's largest city. "It would be a rare opportunity to be a beacon of hope to the continent, that truly we can literally reach ...

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  13. Nigeria: Dubai Investors to Inject $10bn Into Lagos EconomyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | AllAfrica.com

    The effort of Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, to attract foreign direct investments wednesday yielded the desired outcome as a group of investors from the United Arab Emirates , Smart City Dubai, disclosed an ambitious plan to inject $10 billion into the state economy. However, the governor gravely lamented the annual spending on rice importation, which he put at N300 billion, noting that the state could produce only five percent of rice its residents consumed per annum.

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  14. .com | Nigeria shuts down churches over noisy worshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | News24

    Zimbabwe's state security agents reportedly threatened MDC legislators with unspecified action after accusing them of embarrassing President Robert Mugabe by heckling him during his state of the nation address. Lagos - Authorities in Nigeria's financial capital Lagos have shut down churches across the city after a glut of complaints over noisy worship.

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  15. Video: Welcome to 'Dustbin Estate': The poor community build in a Nigerian garbage dumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | The Globe and Mail

    "Dustbin Estate" is a long-standing slum comprised of tin shacks and built directly on top of 16 feet of garbage -- where Lagos' very poor call 'home' "Dustbin Estate" is a long-standing slum comprised of tin shacks and built directly on top of 16 feet of garbage -- where Lagos' very poor call 'home'

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  16. Lagos frozen fish seller docked for alleged N3.9m fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Vanguard

    A frozen fish seller, 55-year-old Tawa Kollington, on Thursday appeared before a Yaba Chief Magistrates' Court in Lagos for allegedly obtaining N3.9 million frozen fish under false pretences. But the prosecutor, Insp.

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  17. Nigerian boxers lack supports that can make them world champion, says AjoseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Vanguard

    Former World Boxing Title Challenger, Olusegun Ajose, says Nigerians boxers lack the necessary support and adequate preparations that can make them world champions. The United Kingdom based-boxer told pressmen in Lagos on Thursday that these inadequacies were responsible for most of the country's boxers' dismal performance at the world championships.

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  18. Yaya Toure asks for Ivory Coast restRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | BBC News

    Manchester City's Yaya Toure has asked not to be included in Ivory Coast's squad for their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sierra Leone. Coach Michel Dussuyer has also left out Newcastle's Cheick Tiote, plus Siaka Tiene and Lacina Traore for the match on 6 September.

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  19. Dangote Cement to Built Plant in Ethiopia Again - Thursday, 27 August 2015 13:39Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Walta Information Centre

    Addis Ababa, 27 August,2015 - Dangote Cement Plc, Africa's biggest producer, will add 25 million metric tons of capacity across 11 countries after agreeing to contracts with Chinese construction company Sinoma International Engineering Co. Ltd. The total project cost is expected to be about $4.34 billion, Lagos, Nigeria-based Dangote said in a statement on Wednesday.

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  20. Travel to France, Nigeria and SenegalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | State Department

    ... meet with government and business officials to discuss how Nigeria can be a key source of regional growth. In Lagos, Nigeria September 8-9, the Assistant Secretary will meet with heads of rising Nigerian conglomerates and technology officials and ...

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