Malala to Nigeria: Declare Education State of Emergency


 Pakistani activist Malala Yousafzai, on a visit to Nigeria, urged the government to impose a “state of emergency on education” in the African nation. According to Reuters, close to half of primary school-aged children – approximately 10 million – were … read more

City Guides


Visiting Nigeria? Here Are Five Things That You Must Know


 One out of five Africans is a Nigerian. Nigeria dominates the continent and it is hailed as the most populous place in the region. A visit in this tropic place will put anyone in a culturally rich region, diverse society … read more

Essential Info


Contraceptive use in Nigeria is incredibly low. This could be why


  The importance of family planning in addressing a range of challenges in developing countries is now widely accepted. Family planning is a key factor in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. And getting it right can help countries in meeting related targets such … read more



Nigeria hires US tech giants to save costs and fight corruption


 Nigeria is hiring US technology giants such as Oracle and Microsoft as the government invests more to save costs and fight corruption. An initiative led by California-based Oracle has enabled Nigerian authorities to remove 50,000 so-called ghost workers, or fake … read more

Arts & Entertainment


Germany-based Nigerian artists present ‘Wanderlust’ in Lagos


 Six leading and emerging artists with strong roots in Germany and Nigeria will present to the public ‘Wandelust,’ an exhibition of 40 paintings, drawings, photographs, and mixed media works, in Lagos on July 10. Chidi Kwubiri, Junkman of Africa, Emeka … read more



How Becker lost £100m investments in Nigeria


 Boris Becker may have lost his £100m fortune in part because of questionable investments in the Nigerian oil industry, according to claims in the German press. Since the 49-year-old former tennis star was declared bankrupt in a London court last … read more