Govt Declares Tuesday, Wednesday Public Holidays


 The Federal Government has declared Tuesday, July 5 and Wednesday, July 6 public holidays to mark the Muslim festival of Eid-el Fitri. The Minister of Interior, retired Lt. Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau who made the declaration on behalf of the federal … read more

City Guides

Cost of Living

Lagos, Abuja Among World’s Most Expensive Cities for Visitors


 Lagos and Abuja are among the world top 20th most expensive cities to stay, for employees on international assignments, according to the Mercer’s 22nd annual Cost of Living Survey. The survey which studied 209 cities in the world finds that … read more

Essential Info


Social snooping: US border agents want to know about your social media profile


 Watch what you say on Facebook and Twitter or you might not be able to enter the US. A new proposal to ask visitors for their “social media identifier” could help border agents “investigate” your background without having to go … read more



The challenges to Lagos becoming a Smart City


 Last week, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State announced via his official Twitter handle that Lagos State had signed a historic Smart City deal with Dubai. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed at the Emirates Tower, Dubai by the … read more

Arts & Entertainment


Popular Nigerian Musical Heads To London For UK Debut


 Contemporary Nigerian arts, culture and music will be celebrated in London’s West End next month as Wakaa! – the hugely successful homegrown musical becomes the first of its kind to debut at the Shaw Theatre. This big, bold new musical … read more


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Nigeria face Cameroon, Algeria in World Cup qualifiers


 Bitter rivals Nigeria and Cameroon will meet at the Russia 2018 World Cup final round qualifiers after being drawn together in Group B in Friday’s draw in Cairo. Algeria and Zambia are the other teams in their group. Tunisia are … read more