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World Bank in bid to put Lagos water in private hands

World Bank in bid to put Lagos water in private hands

| October 9, 2014

(GIN)—As Detroit fights to end a punishing wave of water shutoffs sparked by a payment crisis six years in the making, a bid by the World Bank could put Lagos, Nigeria, in similar straits. Word of a still hush-hush plan to sell off the Lagos water utility to profit-seeking owners reached the ears of Nigerian […]

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Gleaming new Eko Atlantic city leaves historic Lagos in dust

Gleaming new Eko Atlantic city leaves historic Lagos in dust

| January 30, 2014

As developers rush to complete a dream city hopes for a better future are growing dim for the sister city of Lagos, the largest city in Africa.

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