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Stories with place: Lagos
  • Nigeria preacher: Healer or controversial leader? 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 11:40 am
  • LAGOS, Nigeria - It's Sunday, and 15,000 people are seated in the enormous arena-like church, fanning themselves against the dusty humid air in Nigeria.

  • Nigeria human rights advocate hails progress 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 2:05 pm
  • LAGOS, Nigeria - Two generals and top officials of Nigeria's feared State Security Service had to testify at the National Human Rights Commission's hearing on the killings of unarmed civilians - a "quantum leap" in accountability in Nigeria, according to the country's top rights advocate.

  • Fuel shortages dog Africa's biggest oil producer 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 11:08 am
  • LAGOS, Nigeria - The man in the large SUV forces his way to the front of the line at the gas station, ignoring the blaring horns and threats of fisticuffs from drivers who have slept in their cars and waited for more than 12 hours for the scarce fuel.

  • Nigeria's Nollywood: most prolific movie machine 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 12:09 pm
  • LAGOS, Nigeria - A 15-second drum roll and the title of the film, "Deceptive Heart," comes crashing onto the screen in a groovy 1970s font.