The Embraer passenger plane crashed just outside Lagos airport's domestic terminal this morning
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Friday 02 July 2010
Books: 'Flash of the Spirit' by Robert Farris Thompson is a book I am reading now. It's about African and African-American art and philosophy. I often express ideas in my work related to current affairs and on a weekly basis I tend to read 'The Economist' and the weekend 'Financial Times'. For 'Crash Willy, a piece on show in the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, I was influenced by the credit crunch and drew from both non-fiction resources as well as fictional tales, such as 'Death of a Salesman'.
Tuesday 22 June 2010
Friday 18 June 2010
Thursday 17 June 2010
Monday 07 June 2010
Respected anti-corruption campaigner Nuhu Ribadu is expected to join the Nigerian government this week after returning from self-imposed exile in US.
Last Night's TV - Storyville: New Kings of Nigeria, BBC4; The Big Personality Test: a Child of Our Time Special, BBC1
Tuesday 01 June 2010
Thursday 06 May 2010
Nigerian President Umaru Yar'Adua has died, the President's office confirmed last night. He was 58 years old.
Wednesday 28 April 2010
The acting President of Nigeria, Goodluck Jonathan, said it was premature to talk of him making a bid for the leadership in elections due by early next year and called for unity in the ruling party.
Monday 19 April 2010
Even giant clouds of volcanic smoke have silver linings – for some people at least. Vincent Onwubiko, 43, a disabled power-lifting champion, is one of dozens of failed asylum-seekers who have won an unexpected reprieve after the intervention of Mt Eyjafjallajokull.
Sunday 18 April 2010
Thursday 15 April 2010
Chaotic, sprawling, dynamic – Lagos inspires and terrifies visitors in equal measure. How do its citizens survive the world's most extreme urban environment?
Wednesday 31 March 2010
Friday 26 March 2010
Tuesday 23 March 2010
Sunday 07 March 2010
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
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