Nigerians now to pay tax on foreign income and assets — or face the law


 President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday signed an executive order directing Nigerian taxpayers to voluntarily declare and pay tax on their offshore assets. The new executive order No. 8 is tagged Voluntary Offshore Assets Regularisation Scheme (VOARS) and went into effect … read more

City Guides


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


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

Arts & Entertainment


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



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