News

Eni officials tried to tamper with witness in Nigeria case

 

 Officials from Eni sought to convince a witness, a former Eni manager, to withdraw some statements he made during investigations into a Nigerian corruption case involving the Italian oil group, a court heard on Wednesday. Prosecutor Fabio De Pasquale made … 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

Trump’s clampdown on US visas for Nigerians is cultivating fear—and “fake news”

 

 Few things unite Nigeria’s middle classes like anxiety over international visa application processes—and none more so than for the United States. Depending on social class and income, the visa can mean anything from facilitating a business trip or a summer … 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

Nigeria Win Bronze at AFCON

 

 Odion Ighalo scored the only goal as Nigeria beat Tunisia in the third-place play-off at the Africa Cup of Nations. Ighalo, the tournament’s top scorer with five goals, tapped in after keeper Moez Ben Cherifia deflected the ball off his … read more