News

Nigeria loses $6bn from ‘corrupt’ oil deal linked to fraud

 

 A court in Milan is considering charges of corruption against Eni and Shell in a controversial oil deal that led to Nigeria losing an estimated $6bn. The campaign group Global Witness has calculated the OPL 245 deal in 2011 deprived … 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

World AIDS Day: Know your HIV status, Agency urges Nigerians

 

 The Director General, National Agency for the Control of AIDS, Dr Sani Aliyu, on Saturday called on Nigerians to get tested to enable them to know their HIV status. Aliyu made the call in Abuja during a Road Walk organised … read more

Technology

Samsung Nigeria tweets update using Apple iPhone

 

 Samsung Mobile’s promotional Twitter account in Nigeria has been caught sending updates about the Korean firm’s phones via an Apple iPhone. YouTuber Marques Brownlee spotted the mistake and shared an image of a tweet sent out using the iPhone Twitter … 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 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