At least nine people were wounded and around 500 families had to abandon their residences in Brazil's southern Sao Paulo state. The torrential rainfall is expected to continue until Tuesday.
On 27 January 2002, Lagos, Nigeria's commercial capital, witnessed one of the biggest disasters that have ever hit the state and country. 20 years after, the memory is still fresh. A continued blast at the military cantonment in Ikeja left many dead. The bulk of the victims did not die under the exploding shells. Most were hauled from canals into which they jumped or were driven - some still in their cars - by the huge crowds fleeing the shrapnel descending from the sky.
The bulk of the victims did not die under the exploding shells. Most were hauled from canals into which they jumped or were driven - some still in their cars - by the huge crowds fleeing the shrapnel descending from the sky. Full video: January 27
30 Jul 2021
The Lagos State Government, through the Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), has hundreds of men and women employed as street sweepers with the duty of cleaning up the state’s roads and highways. On Thursday, two of those sweepers were killed in a hit-and-run incident. Sadly, it is not the first time.
2 Jul 2021
Watch till the very end to see how arguably the best pound-for-pound mixed martial artist in the world and UFC welterweight champion, Kamaru 'The Nigerian Nightmare' Usman, translated the above sentence into English in this GuardianTV exclusive, in which he discusses life in and out of the octagon, his relationship with his parents and siblings, his daughter, and much more.
1 Jun 2021
Southern, Middle belt leaders urge FG to declare state of emergency on insecurity
25 May 2021
The wife of Enugu State Governor, Monica Ugwuanyi, has advised mothers to always ensure they take a proper records of their children’s immunisation.
23 May 2021
The Irish budget carrier, a vocal critic of state bailouts for legacy competitiors, hailed the ruling by judges in Luxembourg. It said aid granted to TAP and KLM only succeded in "rewarding inefficiency."
Lagos State government compensates owners of buildings to be affected by mass transit red line project
16 Apr 2021
Governor Babajide Sanwo-olu has presented cheques to Project Affected Persons of the Lagos Rail Mass Transit Red Line Project.
26 Jan 2021
Ghana has begun its final farewell to Jerry Rawlings, who ruled the West African nation for two decades first as a military leader and then as elected president. The burial of "JJ" will take place on Wednesday.
Katsina school attack: 54 students missing, state govt closes boarding schools, UK, EU begin final Brexit talks and more
12 Dec 2020
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