Paris’s Notre-Dame to celebrate first mass after fire (Guardian)

The Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris will host its first mass on Saturday, exactly two months after the devastating blaze that shocked France and the world. For safety reasons, the mass led by Archbishop of Paris Michel Aupetit will be celebrated…

Yellow vest ‘ultimatum’ rally turns violent in Paris (Guardian)

After weeks of declining participation, France’s “yellow vest” protest movement attempted to rebound on Saturday with a major rally in Paris which quickly turned violent. A large crowd gathered on the Champs-Elysees avenue for the 18th straight week of anti-government…

Eight dead in possible arson attack at Paris apartment block (Guardian)

Eight people have died and 30 have been injured in an overnight blaze at an apartment block in Paris that is being treated by police as a possible arson attack, officials said Tuesday. The fire on the top floors of…

Super Falcons in tough France 2019 draw (Nation)

Reigning African champions, Super Falcons, have been handed a tough section at next year’s FIFA after the draws  were held b at a Seine Musicale in Paris yesterday. The draw was conducted by FIFA Legends Alex Scott and Louis Saha,…

Police clash with protesters over petrol costs (StandardMedia)

Police firing tear gas and water cannons clashed in Paris on Saturday with thousands of protesters angry over rising car fuel costs and President Emmanuel Macron’s economic policies, the second weekend of “yellow vest” protests across France. As night fell,…

There are too many people talking lazily about restructuring – Buhari (Vanguard)

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Paris, France, has told Nigerians outside the shores of the country that ‘there are too many people talking lazily about restructuring’ and that they will not participate in the 2019 general elections. Buhari, who…

Buhari’s Paris comments an insult to Nigeria, says Fani-Kayode (Guardian)

President Muhammadu Buhari delivers an address on “Illicit Financial Flows & Corruption: The Challenge of Global Governance”, at the opening ceremony of the Paris Peace Forum held at the Grande Halle de la Villette, Paris on Sunday, November 11, 2018.…

Trump ditched cemetery visit to avoid causing Paris traffic jams, says Sanders (Guardian)

Donald Trump didn’t attend an event honouring US military dead because he didn’t want to disrupt the traffic in Paris, the White House said on Sunday, as the fallout for his no-show on Saturday continued. The US president had been…

Paris Peace Forum: Full text of President Buhari’s speech in France (DailyPost)

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in Paris, France for the first edition of the Paris Peace Forum. The Nigerian leader spoke yesterday on “Illicit financial flows (IFFs) and corruption: the challenge of global governance.” Here is the full text of…

Nadal pulls out of Paris, Djokovic number one (Punch)

Rafael Nadal pulled out of the Paris Masters on Wednesday guaranteeing Novak Djokovic’s return to world number one spot. Announcing his withdrawal Nadal said: “My abdominal muscles haven’t felt good for the past few days, especially on service, doctors recommended…

thisislagos.ng is the number one site on all things Lagos. It will curate and aggregate news about Lagos - the city and the state as well as the people of the city. It will become the pre-eminent news site covering Lagos and its people, businesses and personalities, events and celebrations, celebrities and criminals. thisislagos.ng will be the beating heart of Lagos when it comes to news. If it’s not here, it’s not Lagos. thisislagos.ng covers Lagos like no other site. We are democratic, non-partisan, all Lagos! Itesiwaju eko!!!
Categories