News

fire-reported-at-nigerian-oil-pipeline

Fire reported at Nigerian oil pipeline

 

 Citing possible terrorism, Nigerian media reported Wednesday an oil pipeline was on fire less than a day after the vice president was in an oil-rich region. Nigerian newspaper Vanguard reported an oil pipeline controlled by the Nigerian Petroleum Development Co. … read more

City Guides

lagos-building

Recession flatlines Lagos swank property projects

 

 With frozen cranes, deserted construction sites and empty buildings, Lagos is suffering a hangover from a construction binge as Nigeria wrestles to overcome a damaging recession. Look no further than Eko Atlantic, billed as the largest real estate project in … read more

Essential Info

flight-data

Lost luggage, endless delays and a broken runway: the perils of Nigerian air travel

 

 Local travelers endure immense amounts of stress getting around Africa’s most populous country by air. The biggest airports are usually overcrowded with poor air conditioning while check-in desks overflow with passengers trying to get on to planes which can be … read more

Technology

Over 100,000 Merchants In Nigeria Now Accept Bitcoin Payments

 

 Bitcoin remains a popular cryptocurrency, despite its value dropping like a brick over the past 48 hours. In Nigeria, Bitcoin continues to be embraced by consumers and enterprises. Most people still see it as an investment vehicle, but it also … read more

Arts & Entertainment

lagos-boogie-pop-_-disco-in-1980s

The Incredible Story of Nigeria’s ’80’s Funk & Boogie Scene

 

 This is what fueled Lagos’ dance floors in the ’80s. British imprint Soundway records has just released Doing it in Lagos: Boogie, Pop & Disco in 1980s Nigeria, a sprawling new compilation that uncovers rare tracks from the country’s unexplored early … read more

Sports

Nigeria want to field bobsled team as they look for spot at Winter Olympic Games

 

 Nigeria are hoping to have representatives at the Winter Olympics for the very first time in 2018. Seun Adigun, Ngozi Onwumere and Akuoma Omeoga, who are based in the United States, are looking to compete for Nigeria in the bobsledding … read more