News

Nigeria’s new minimum wage: too much to ask?

 

 On the campaign trail for re-election in February, Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari may have spoken too soon when he backed an initiative to hike his country’s minimum wage by a whopping two thirds. Buhari, who had been advised on the … 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

Technology

Nigerian Firm Takes Blame for Routing Google Traffic Through China

 

 Nigeria’s Main One Cable took responsibility Tuesday for a glitch that temporarily caused some Google global traffic to be misrouted through China, saying it accidentally caused the problem during a network upgrade. The issue surfaced Monday afternoon as internet monitoring … 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

Nigeria name strong squad for Women’s Nations Cup

 

  Nigeria have named a strong squad for their Women’s Africa Cup of Nations campaign in Ghana later this month. Reigning African footballer of the year Asisat Oshoala leads a cast of 14-overseas based players in the Super Falcons squad. … read more