by Cecile DE COMARMOND It’s a common enough scenario in Nigeria and across Africa: how to get rid of pesky mosquitoes whose buzzing disturbs sleep and whose bites can carry malaria and other diseases. Two Nigerian start-ups have tapped this — and other aspects and quirks of daily life in Africa — to create online […]
A Nigerian was stripped and brutalised by two South African policemen in Cape Town on Thursday. The brutalisation was captured on video by a concerned South African and posted on YouTube. The Nigerian was named as Clement Emekensha. Hre we share the video with you.
Suspended governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi speaks in an upcoming special interview with TheNEWS magazine over the financial allegations levelled against him, the $20billion missing oil money, how President Jonathan once asked him to resign over the letter he wrote last year September drawing attention to the serious shortfall in revenue […]
In one day, President Goodluck Jonathan, hopped from one major Nigerian city to the other, certainly in search of political support. All the cities he visited today lie in the opposition APC stronghold: Kano, Oyo in Oyo state, Ile-Ife in the State of Osun and Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital In all the visits, President Jonathan […]
Governor Rauf Aregbesola of State of Osun and Senator iyiola Omisore occupy opposite political spaces in Nigeria. Aregbesola is an APC governor, while Omisore, a former deputy governor and senator belongs to the PDP. At the weekend, Omisore declared his interest in contesting the governorship seat of the state in the elections scheduled for 9 […]
When Governor Raji Fashola of Lagos opened the Lekki-Ikoyi link bridge in 2013, his objective was to shorten the shuttle time between two highbrow areas of Lagos, the commercial capital of Nigeria. But today, the bridge has given birth to an unintended consequence as residents in the neighbourhood now use it for physical exercises. Everyday, […]