Shell sees Nigeria corruption trial lasting many months


 Royal Dutch Shell <RDSa.AS> expects a landmark corruption trial over a Nigerian oil deal to last many months, warning staff of continued critical media coverage in the $1.3 billion case, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters. Shell’s Legal … 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



Nigeria connects 93.3 million unique telephone subscribers


 Although there are about 240 million telephone connections in Nigeria, with no fewer than 160 million active lines, the country has 93.3 million unique mobile phone subscribers. Unique subscribers mean individual connections to a device, but Nigeria has a multi-Sims … 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