LAGOS A judicial panel investigating claims that Nigerian soldiers shot dead peaceful protesters in Lagos viewed videos on Saturday appearing to show people hurt or saying that they were being fired on, but an army general dismissed the footage.
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LAGOS, Nov 18 The Nigerian bourse won approval
from its members on Wednesday for a stock market flotation that
will turn the exchange into a publicly traded company and
position it as a gateway for foreign investment.
LAGOS, Nov 12 Nigeria expects to get more of its
plundered Benin Bronzes back from Western museums and collectors
as early as next year as global Black Lives Matter protests spur
repatriation campaigns, a senior official said.
ABUJA "Hoodlums" wearing military uniforms may have shot Nigerian protesters campaigning against police brutality and it was too soon to tell if soldiers were involved, the country's attorney general said on Monday.
LAGOS A judge in a Nigerian court on Tuesday threw out a case against 47 men charged with public displays of affection with members of same sex, ending what had widely been seen as a test of the country's laws banning homosexual relationships.
LAGOS Tears fill Ephraim Osinboyejo's eyes as he recalls the idealism that drove thousands of Nigerians like him into the streets to campaign against police brutality - and the night he saw young activists gunned down.
ABUJA/LAGOS Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday called for an end to street protests in the country, as authorities in the commercial capital Lagos struggled to enforce a curfew imposed to contain anger over a crackdown on anti-police protesters. | Video
LAGOS Nigeria's biggest city Lagos and several states were under curfews on Wednesday as unrest rooted in anti-police protests broke out again following a day of violence, including the shooting of civilians by security forces. | Video
LAGOS Soldiers opened fire on Nigerians protesting against police brutality in the Lekki district of the commercial capital Lagos on Tuesday, and at least two people were shot, four witnesses told Reuters.