The Embraer passenger plane crashed just outside Lagos airport's domestic terminal this morning
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Monday 22 July 2013
A British national kidnapped by gunmen in Nigeria has been released, the British High Commission have confirmed.
Wednesday 15 May 2013
Nigeria has launched a military campaign to flush Islamist militants out of their bases in remote border areas, after President Goodluck Jonathan declared a state of emergency in the north-east.
Friday 12 April 2013
This satire of exile, race and ambition sees a strange America through a keen outsider's eyes
Jailed: the slave trader in Britain who sold women around Europe for sex under the spell of his 'juju' witchcraft
Friday 26 October 2012
Kent factory worker led a double life trafficking Nigerian girls to Britain – selling them into prostitution on the continent
Wednesday 06 June 2012
The search for bodies after a plane crash in Nigeria that killed more than 150 aboard the aircraft and others on the ground has ended, officials said.
Tuesday 05 June 2012
Nigeria's government has suspended the air licence of Dana Air, two days after 153 people died in the country's worst airline disaster for 20 years, the aviation ministry said today.
Monday 04 June 2012
Nigeria recovered more bodies, searched for clues on the cause and declared three days of national mourning today after an airliner crashed in a densely populated area of Lagos overnight, killing all 153 people on board.
Tuesday 06 March 2012
The public authority in charge of building the infrastructure for the Olympics was conned out of £2.3 million by fraudsters who pretended to represent one of its key contractors.
Thursday 01 March 2012
In twenty-first century Britain we might view witchcraft as a harmless superstition from a bygone era. But for many an accusation of sorcery still ruins lives
Tuesday 28 February 2012
On another beach in a different world, Chinasa Paul would be sipping a soft drink bought by his parents. But if the 15-year-old eats today in Lagos, it will be thanks to tips he receives for lugging crates of drinks up and down Kuramo Beach.
Monday 27 February 2012
The former governor of a Nigerian state today admitted fraud totalling nearly £50 million, said to be part of total embezzlement which could exceed £250 million.
Sunday 26 February 2012
India marked a major success in its battle against polio yesterday by being removed from the World Health Organisation's list of countries plagued by the disease.
Saturday 25 February 2012
Albion manager Roy Hodgson is 64. He won his first title in 1976 and has taken charge of 1,000 games but shows no signs of slowing down. He talks to Robin Scott-Elliot about trouble at Liverpool and the 'living hell' of relegation
Monday 13 February 2012
Pirates have killed the captain and chief engineer of a cargo ship they attacked off the coast of Nigeria.
Tuesday 17 January 2012
Union leaders suspended a nationwide strike yesterday after the Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan partially reinstated subsidies to keep petrol prices low and deployed soldiers in the streets to stop widening protests.
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