Lebanese men kidnapped in Nigeria


 Gunmen in Nigeria’s oil-rich Rivers state kidnapped two Lebanese workers helping to build a road, a police spokesman told Reuters. The workers were abducted from a site in the Andoni local government area, Rivers state police spokesman Nnamdi Omoni said. … read more

City Guides

Lagos among world’s cheapest cities


 Nigeria’s commercial city, Lagos is one of the 10 cheapest cities in the world, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit’s bi-annual survey. Lagos was ranked 127 in the survey that compares the cost of more than 150 items such as … read more

Essential Info

GHANA MUST GO: The ugly history of Africa’s most famous bag


 In 1983, Nigeria expelled two million undocumented West African migrants, half of whom were from Ghana. The sturdy, checked bags into which they packed their belongings have become a symbol of exclusion and intolerance. Nearly four decades later, the region … read more


Egypt’s Swvl set to launch in Nigeria


 Swvl, the Egyptian transportation startup, is set to launch in Nigeria’s Lagos in July by first operating 50 buses, with Swvl’s Country General Manager in Nigeria also announced, according to a Swvl representative who revealed no further details to MENAbytes. … 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


For 1st time ever, Nigeria Cricket team pick World Cup ticket


 Nigeria secured a dramatic, first ever spot in the ICC Under-19 World Cup in 2020, after they beat Sierra Leone by two wickets, on the final day of the Africa qualifying tournament in Namibia. Set 139 to win, Nigeria endured … read more