News

Bandits kill 18 in Nigeria village raids

 

 Armed bandits killed at least 18 people in raids in rural northern Nigeria, where attacks by kidnappers and cattle rustlers have been on the rise, residents said Friday. Gunmen on motorbikes stormed into four villages in Kankara and Danmusa districts … read more

City Guides

Waves of change: Nigeria’s Lagos battles Atlantic erosion

 

 Can Lagos hold back the waves? Sprawled around a lagoon, Nigeria’s frenetic economic capital faces a threat from the Atlantic on its doorstep. The ocean has pounded the soft, sandy shoreline on a timescale far surpassing human history—but now its … read more

Essential Info

What is monkeypox?

 

 Monkeypox is caused by the monkeypox virus, a member of the same family of viruses as smallpox, although it is much less severe and experts say chances of infection are low. This is the first time the disease has been … read more

Technology

Nigeria secures US$100-million loan to increase broadband rollout

 

 Nigeria has secured a US$100-million loan from the Export-Import Bank of India that will be used to deploy solar-powered telecommunication sites and extend national broadband coverage. At least 1000 sites will be installed across rural areas in Nigeria, beginning with … read more

Arts & Entertainment

Budweiser presents ‘Uncategorized’ with Legendary Hip Hop Photographer Chi Modu at BUDX Lagos

 

 On Saturday 1st & Sunday, December 2nd, the prolific Nigerian-American photographer and documentarian Chi Modu will exhibit his work for the first time in Lagos at Budweiser’s music platform BUDX – which is at the heart of shaping emerging music. The 2-day series will consist of masterclasses … read more

Sports

2019 AFCON: Cameroon Will Face Nigeria In Round Of 16

 

 Holders Cameroon played out their second successive 0-0 draw at the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) when they were held by Benin on Tuesday. The draw means they finished second in their group and must face neighbours Nigeria in the … read more