Nigerian Senate chief named in fresh financial scandal


 Nigeria’s Senate chief has been named in a fresh corruption scandal, with the country’s anti-graft agency accusing him in a report leaked to the media late on Sunday of laundering at least $61.3 million of public funds. The money is … read more

City Guides

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Nigeria: The Next Chapter


 Nigeria presents an interesting tale of seeming opposites in the African growth agenda. While it took pole position as the largest economy on the continent in 2016, it’s also suffered its worst recession in 25 years. The last 24 months, … read more

Essential Info


Napping Can Dramatically Increase Learning, Memory, Awareness, And More


 Many Europeans believe in the benefits of napping so much that they shut down in the afternoon to allow everyone to take a quick power nap, recharge, and come back to work. Unfortunately, this isn’t the case in the U.S. … read more



Airline electronics ban: What you need to know


 Flying direct to the U.S. from major airports in the Middle East and North Africa just got a lot more complicated. The Trump administration has ordered nine airlines to stop passengers from bringing most types of electronic devices into the … read more

Arts & Entertainment


5 reasons Lagos cannot ban live bands at restaurants and bars


 According to newspaper reports, the General Manager‎ of the Lagos State Environment Protection Agency, Adebola Shabi, has proscribed the playing of music by bands in restaurants and bars in the state. This he says is to curtail the menace of noise … read more



FIFA extends ban on top Nigerian officials


 World football’s governing body FIFA on Tuesday said it had extended a ban on five officials who have been involved in a leadership battle for control of the game in Nigeria. FIFA said its disciplinary committee had “decided to extend … read more