News

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Nigeria grazing violence kills 1300 people, poses stability threats

 

 Violence in Nigeria between semi-nomadic cattle herders and settled farmers has killed around six times more people than deaths related to the Boko Haram insurgency in the first half of 2018, and poses a major threat to the country’s stability, … read more

City Guides

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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

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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

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Nigeria connects 93.3 million unique telephone subscribers

 

 Although there are about 240 million telephone connections in Nigeria, with no fewer than 160 million active lines, the country has 93.3 million unique mobile phone subscribers. Unique subscribers mean individual connections to a device, but Nigeria has a multi-Sims … read more

Arts & Entertainment

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Vivendi’s Universal Music to launch division in Nigeria

 

 Vivendi’s Universal Music Group (UMG) will launch a new division in Nigeria as part of efforts by the world’s largest music label to expand into Africa’s most populous nation and the wider region. The global music entertainment group said on … read more

Sports

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Nigeria to host 2021 West African Football Union Cup

 

 The 2017 runners-up have been chosen to host the finals of the third edition’s showpiece event of the sub-regional tournament. Nigeria will host the 2021 West African Football Union Cup, according to sponsors, Fox Sports. In a statement on its … read more