Posts Tagged ‘Lagos’

A generator that runs on urine,designed by three 14-year-old school girls, was on show. People from the tiniest African villages to some of its largest cities have converged on Lagos, Nigeria, this week to talk about making stuff.

The Maker movement – which encompasses traditional handicrafts through to cutting-edge robotics, is growing exponentially around (more…)

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Nigeria’s militant Islamist group, Boko Haram, and the security forces have been accused by Amnesty International of committing widespread atrocities in the mainly Muslim north.

Boko Haram, whose name means “Western education is forbidden”, is fighting to overthrow the (more…)

Commercial motorcycle operators, better known as Okada riders, Monday marched on to Lagos streets to protest the state’s new traffic law, which restricts their movement on about 475 strategic roads in the state.

The protests, which took place in many parts of the state including Ikorodu, Ejigbo and Onipanu (more…)