Dozens missing in Lagos building collapse
02 November 2021 | 9:06 am
A high-rise collapses in Lagos, Nigeria with dozens feared trapped inside. Rescue efforts are underway, in a search for construction workers caught in the wreckage. And African leaders say Time's Up when it comes to fighting climate change at the Cop26 Summit in Glasgow. The leader of the Seychelles said his country was 'already gasping for survival' and was 'scared of rising sea levels'.
The US Treasury, Federal Reserve and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation have unveiled a plan meant to stem any contagion from Silicon Valley Bank's (SVB) failure on Friday. The Federal Reserve will provide an emergency lending facility that will ensure all of the bank's depositors are repaid in full.
Is America facing a banking crisis? As regulators try to stem the fallout from the collapse of Silicon Valley and Signature Banks, we look at the risks for the rest of the system. Kate Moody speaks to economist Nicolas Veron from the Peterson Institute for International Economics and the European think tank Bruegel.
The president-elect, Bola Tinubu has cast his vote in his polling unit at Alausa in Ikeja, Lagos state.
Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwoolu, Labour Party candidate Gbadebo Rhodes-Vivour and PDP candidate, Dr. Abdul-Azeez Olajide Adeniran (Jandor) voted in Lagos.
GuardianTV compiled the violence and voter harassment that mar the Lagos House of Assembly and governorship election.
This question is mostly for residents of Lagos or those who have at some point in their life resided in Nigeria’s former federal capital: what comes to your mind when you hear the phrase ‘Lagos is no man’s land?’
The excitement of democracy and the opportunity to make their voices heard motivated voters across various parts of Nigeria's commercial capital to come out and vote in the governorship and state houses of assembly elections that took place on Saturday.
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Ecuador has witnessed heavy rainfall this year, causing almost 1000 dangerous events of landslides and flooding. The latest landslide buried dozens of homes in the country's Andean region.
Tinubu will give Nigeria effective leadership – Buhari, Fire razes building in Lagos market and more
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