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.
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
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..
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 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 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 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
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
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 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
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