News

Kidnapped Lebanese man in Nigeria released

 

 A Lebanese man who had been kidnapped in Nigeria earlier this week was released, the mayor of his hometown said Friday.Charbel Akiki was released Thursday evening in a forest, Kfar Zebian Mayor Bassam Salameh told the Daily Star. “Everything is … read more

City Guides

Lagos among world’s cheapest cities

 

 Nigeria’s commercial city, Lagos is one of the 10 cheapest cities in the world, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit’s bi-annual survey. Lagos was ranked 127 in the survey that compares the cost of more than 150 items such as … read more

Essential Info

GHANA MUST GO: The ugly history of Africa’s most famous bag

 

 In 1983, Nigeria expelled two million undocumented West African migrants, half of whom were from Ghana. The sturdy, checked bags into which they packed their belongings have become a symbol of exclusion and intolerance. Nearly four decades later, the region … read more

Technology

Biometric verification required for Nigeria’s national college entrance exam

 

 Nigeria’s Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has made biometric identity verification mandatory for the 1.99 million 2019 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) candidates to enter examination centers for this April’s standardized test, Punch reports. JAMB registrar Professor Ishaq Oloyede said … 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

For 1st time ever, Nigeria Cricket team pick World Cup ticket

 

 Nigeria secured a dramatic, first ever spot in the ICC Under-19 World Cup in 2020, after they beat Sierra Leone by two wickets, on the final day of the Africa qualifying tournament in Namibia. Set 139 to win, Nigeria endured … read more