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


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


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


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


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


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