News

Two top Boko Haram commanders killed in Nigeria

 

 Nigerian military on Sunday said two top Boko Haram commanders were killed in a military offensive in northeastern Borno state. In a statement, the army said troops launched an offensive around Gumsuri and Gambori areas of the state, clearing and … read more

City Guides

Polio: Lagos to immunise 4.8m children

 

 Lagos State Government has said it would immunize no fewer than 4.8 million children from 0 to 59 months across the state in the second round of 2018 National Immunization Plus Days (NIPDs) polio vaccination campaign which began on Saturday … read more

Essential Info

In Nigeria you need cash for everything, the problem is actually getting hold of it

 

 Anytime Oghenefega Otitifore, an engineer living in Okearo, needs to withdraw cash, she does not bother going to the ATM. In all of Okearo, a suburb just a few kilometers outside Lagos, there are only two ATMs—one is plagued with … read more

Technology

MTN Nigeria battle could impact South Africa’s financial stability

 

 Billions of dollars in fines owed by South African companies MTN and Standard Bank to Nigerian regulators could increase the risk to SA’s financial system. This is according the South African Reserve Bank’s (SARB’s) latest financial stability review, released yesterday. Nigeria’s central bank in … read more

Arts & Entertainment

Nigeria’s ‘Mona Lisa’ shown at home for first time since it resurfaced

 

 The Nigerian Mona Lisa, a painting lost for more than 40 years and found in a London flat in February, is being exhibited in Nigeria for the first time since it disappeared. “Tutu”, an artwork by Nigeria’s best-known modern artist, … read more

Sports

Nigeria name strong squad for Women’s Nations Cup

 

  Nigeria have named a strong squad for their Women’s Africa Cup of Nations campaign in Ghana later this month. Reigning African footballer of the year Asisat Oshoala leads a cast of 14-overseas based players in the Super Falcons squad. … read more