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Metropolis in Nigeria

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Lagos: Metropolis in Nigeria
Lagos is a city in the Nigerian state of Lagos. The city, with its adjoining conurbation, is the most populous in Nigeria and the most populous on the African continent. It is one of the fastest growing cities in the world and one of the most populous urban agglomerations. Lagos is a major financial centre in Africa; the megacity has the highest GDP and houses one of the largest and busiest seaports on the continent.

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Nigeria school building collapse killed 20: Lagos health official

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..
Reuters - Published

Nigeria school collapse left 20 dead, mostly children

Officials say 43 people rescued alive from building collapse in Lagos, but still unclear how many were in there
CBS News - Published

Videos for Lagos

Fusing London's pop electronic music with an African aftertaste [Video]Fusing London's pop electronic music with an African aftertaste

Ibibio Sound Machine is known for its fusion of African and electronic music, singing in both English and the Nigerian language, Ibibio. The group recently performed in London, as Soraya Ali reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:09Published

Rescuers try to account for children after Nigerian school collapses [Video]Rescuers try to account for children after Nigerian school collapses

Rescuers were trying to find a register of children to work out how many died when their school building collapsed in the Nigerian city of Lagos, an emergency official said on Thursday. Mia Womersley..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:02Published

Up to 100 children feared trapped in collapsed Nigerian building [Video]Up to 100 children feared trapped in collapsed Nigerian building

A rescue effort has been launched after a building containing a school collapsed in Lagos on Wednesday (March 13). Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:09Published

At least 8 killed in Nigeria school building collapse [Video]At least 8 killed in Nigeria school building collapse

Rescuers search for more than 100 children feared trapped after collapse of a building that houses a school in Lagos.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:08Published

At Least Eight Dead After a School Building Collapsed in Nigeria With Children Inside [Video]At Least Eight Dead After a School Building Collapsed in Nigeria With Children Inside

Emergency crews sifted through debris to rescue scores of school children and others feared trapped inside a building that collapsed Wednesday in Lagos, Nigeria. At least eight people were confirmed..

Credit: Time     Duration: 01:17Published

Children trapped in Nigeria building collapse [Video]Children trapped in Nigeria building collapse

Emergency services and volunteers worked tirelessly on Wednesday to free people trapped under rubble after a building containing a primary school collapsed in Nigeria's commercial capital, Lagos...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:33Published

Deaths reported in Nigeria school building collapse [Video]Deaths reported in Nigeria school building collapse

At least 25 people rescued after collapse of a three-floor school building in Lagos.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 01:14Published

100 Children Among Those Feared Trapped In Collapse Of Nigerian Building [Video]100 Children Among Those Feared Trapped In Collapse Of Nigerian Building

According to a report by Reuters, on Wednesday, as many as 100 children along with many others, were feared trapped after a building containing a primary school collapsed in Nigeria's commercial..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

'Children trapped' after school building collapses in Nigeria [Video]'Children trapped' after school building collapses in Nigeria

A building containing a school collapsed in Nigeria's capital of Lagos on Wednesday, an emergency agency spokesman said. There was no immediate information on any casualties.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:37Published

The race for Nigeria's presidency heats up [Video]The race for Nigeria's presidency heats up

Current President Muhammadu Buhari and his rival Atiku Abukar are set to battle it out for the top spot in Africa's most populous country on February 16. Saskia O'Donoghue reports

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:31Published

 

Nigerian boy pulled from rubble remains calm amid chaos

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..
Reuters - Published

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

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.
Reuters - Published

Rescuers try to account for children after Nigerian school collapses

Rescuers were trying to find a register of children to work out how many died when their school building collapsed in the Nigerian city of Lagos, an emergency official said on Thursday.
Reuters - Published

More people die after Nigeria building collapse: emergency agency official

More people have died after being taken to hospital in the wake of the collapse of a building housing a school in the Nigerian city of Lagos, said an emergency agency official on Thursday.
Reuters - Published

At least 8 killed and dozens trapped in Nigeria school collapse

Emergency crews sifted through debris as night fell on frantic efforts to rescue scores of school children and others feared trapped inside a three-story building that collapsed Wednesday in Nigeria's..
CBS News - Published

One person killed, dozens of children feared trapped in collapsed Lagos building

At least one person was killed and dozens of children were among those feared trapped after a four-storey building containing a primary school collapsed in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos on..
Reuters - Published

Rescue efforts underway for children trapped in collapsed school building in Nigeria

Rescue efforts are underway in Lagos, Nigeria where a 3-story school building has collapsed. Possibly dozens of children are believed to be trapped. CBS News foreign correspondent Debora Patta joins..
CBS News - Published

100 children, many others feared trapped in collapse of Nigeria building that housed school

As many as 100 children and many others were feared trapped on Wednesday after a building containing a primary school collapsed in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos.
Reuters - Published

Seven children rescued from collapsed building in Nigeria's Lagos: residents

Seven children have been rescued from the wreckage of a building that collapsed in Nigeria's commercial capital of Lagos on Wednesday, residents said.
Reuters - Published

Frantic rescue effort underway after Nigerian school collapses

Unclear how many children could be trapped in rubble of 3-story building that crumbled in Nigeria's commercial capital of Lagos
CBS News - Published

Many people, including schoolchildren, feared trapped in Nigerian building collapse

Many people including children were feared trapped on Wednesday after a building containing a school collapsed in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos, an emergency agency spokesman said, as rescue..
Reuters - Published

Building containing school collapses in Nigeria's Lagos

A building containing a school collapsed on Wednesday in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos, an emergency agency spokesman said.
Reuters - Published

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