Nigeria`s General Election is on track to be "volatile and vicious", the International Crisis Group (ICG) said Friday, warning that "an increasingly violent" political climate must be checked to avoid widespread unrest.
The South African government said Tuesday that it was ready to repatriate on the weekend the bodies of 81 of its nationals killed in a September church building collapse in Nigerian economic capital Lagos.
The dismal state of Nigeria`s roads is a constant source of exasperation for the long-suffering population but a tongue-in-cheek campaign on social media is trying to shame the authorities into action.
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan on Saturday visited the collapsed guesthouse at a mega-church in Lagos, promising to investigate the cause of the tragedy as the death toll hit 86, rescuers said Saturday.
The toll in a building collapse at a church complex in Nigeria`s commercial capital Lagos reached 70 Wednesday, a spokesman of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said in the latest development on the incident which occurred last week.