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British Airways Denies Pulling Out of Nigeria

 

 British Airways, Monday, denied reports that it was pulling out of Nigeria due to the operating environment. There had been reports quoting Mr Kola Olayinka, Country Manager British Airways, as saying that the “U.K. carrier is struggling to repatriate its … read more

City Guides

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Global Index ranks Lagos, Abuja among 33 cities with worst quality of life

 

 One of the world’s largest human resources (HR) consultancy firms, Mercer has released its Quality of Living Index, which listed Lagos and Abuja among the 33 cities with the worst quality of life in the world. According to a report … read more

Essential Info

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End of polio in sight as Nigeria celebrates one year polio-free

 

 Nigeria has been free of polio for an entire year, thanks to an aggressive vaccination policy supported by the Gates Foundation. The world’s biggest philanthropic organisation has dedicated itself to eradicating polio by 2018, and CEO Dr Sue Hellman says … read more

Technology

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Are drunk texts a thing of the past?

 

 Always wake up in the morning with regret after drunkenly texting your ex the night before? This could be the news you’ve been waiting for. We’ve all been there – whether it’s drunkenly texting your ex at 3am telling them … read more

Arts & Entertainment

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Nigerian artist features in Beyonce’s visual album, Lemonade

 

 Nigerian-born, Brooklyn- based artist, Laolu Senbanjo is back again with yet another huge gig. This time, his work was featured in Beyoncé‘s recently released visual album, Lemonade. Fresh off his megawatt collaboration with Nike, which saw the talented artist creating … read more

Sports

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Boxing in Nigeria: A life of hard knocks for the poor

 

 Just off the motorway that links the Italian stone mansions of the Nigerian capital’s pricey Minister’s Hill neighbourhood to the settlements of corrugated-tin roof shacks on the outskirts, is a nondescript path. It leads to Dei Dei, one of Abuja’s … read more