News

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Qatar Airways Plane Tyre Explodes At Lagos Airport

 

 The tyre of a Boeing 767 aircraft belonging to Qatar Airways exploded while attempting to take off at the Murtala Muhammad International Airport, Lagos. The aircraft, which had hundreds of passengers on board, was said to have initiated take-off on … read more

City Guides

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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

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Important Notice: How to spot a fake news story

 

 In this post-truth age of fake news and ‘alternative facts’, you have to be careful who you trust online. Due to the increase in fake news stories right across the globe, we urge you to be more vigilant. Fake news … read more

Technology

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

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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

Sports

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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