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Where African Art Is No Longer In The Dark

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When traveling to another country, some of the things you’d probably want to see are the famous sites and landmarks that tell the story and origins of that country. These may include: iconic buildings, natural wonders, museums, and of course, [Read story...]

10 Ways to Say “I Love You”, In Nigeria

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Sometimes finding the best way to express your love to your special person can be hard. Not to worry, because we’re here to help. If you’re looking for something spontaneous and romantic to do in Nigeria, check out the following ideas. Spend s [Read story...]

Twitter hashtags propel mass protest in Nigeria

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Widespread protests across Nigeria. The current climate in Nigeria is a turbulent one to say the least. Fuelled by an economic recession and uncertainty over the health of current president Muhammadu Buhari, citizens of Africa’s most populous country [Read story...]

Cancer: Nigeria to launch strategic plan

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By Henry Opondo Focus on cancer detection, prevention and treatment will form the bulk of the Nigeria’s five-year national strategic plan for control of cervical cancer, a senior ministry official has disclosed. Dr Ramatu Hassan, the National Coor [Read story...]

Nigerian President death rumours- how twitter reacted

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Rumours have been circulating on whether or not the Nigerian president is alive. Over the past week, sparked by a report in Metro.co.uk, social media has been agog with rumours and chatter about the wellbeing of President Muhammadu Buhari of Nige [Read story...]

Nigeria calls for investment in local software

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The Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria  has called on the Bank of Industry in Nigeria to fund Nigerian software sector. The Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria (ISPON), President James Emadoye has called on the Bank of Industr [Read story...]

#3 Buhari Delivers Nigeria’s Budget Speech

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Two of the issues of concern raised by Nigerians with regards to the 2017 budget are: how the government is going to fund the budget and the global price of oil and the level of oil production in Nigeria. Source: Ventures Africa [Read story...]

Nigeria Launches First Renewable Energy Association

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Yesterday industry leaders came together for the launch of the Renewable Energy Association of Nigeria (REAN) at the West African Power Industry Convention. The launch was attended by guests from over 100 organizations working in, and supporting, the [Read story...]

Cancer: Africa taking the bull by the horn

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By Henry Opondo Roman Tesfaye, First Lady, Ethiopia when she got elected Chairperson of Forum of African First Ladies Against CancerReports from the many African representatives at the ongoing World Cancer Congress in Paris show a continent just waki [Read story...]

SAP Africa Code Week Unlocks Africa’s Future

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Nigeria ups resources for this year’s Africa Code Week event Over the next two weeks Nigeria will play host to a series of official train-the-trainer (TTT) sessions as the country takes on a leading role in the build up to SAP Africa Code Week (ACW [Read story...]

Lagos Startup Week 2016 Grand Finale

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The weeklong celebration of entrepreneurs and Startups in Lagos has offered interesting sessions and Masterclasses and has left entrepreneurs inspired and fully fired up to take on new challenges. The week has featured an interesting line up of speak [Read story...]

Nigeria: eBay partners with Mall for Africa

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eBay partners with Mall for Africa. (Image Source: http://sgm-arch.com/). According to a report via Tech Crunch, online retailer eBay has teamed up with MallforAfrica.com to enable US sellers to gain access to Africa’s largest consumer markets. [Read story...]

#3 – CaptainAmericaInNigeria Trends

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One of the movie’s opening scenes is set in a market in the Nigerian capital Lagos. Even though it was reportedly filmed on a set in Atlanta in the U.S., it inspired Nigerians to tweet and create memes about how the superhero would fare in the coun [Read story...]

#3 – Nigeria’s 100 Most Inspiring Women

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Nigeria is full of outstandingly accomplished women, and YNaija shares its picks for the country’s 100 most inspiring. Read More >> Source: YNaija The post #3 – Nigeria’s 100 Most Inspiring Women appeared first on Africa.com. [Read story...]

McKinsey: Eradicating Polio in Nigeria

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The country’s novel approach to disease control can offer lessons for other countries facing urgent public-health challenges. Nigeria recently celebrated a full year and a half without a new case of wild poliovirus. The World Health Organization [Read story...]

Nigeria Summit 2016

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The dawn of a new day? Join the conversation @EconomistEvents #NigeriaSummit Over the years, The Economist Events’ Nigeria Summit has charted a country in the process of great transition. The year 2015 was particularly significant with the country [Read story...]

Nigeria: Telecom subscriber base on the rise

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Nigeria’s telecommunications operators reported an 11.9 percent rise in the year to September 2015 in their subscriber figures, according to statistics released by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). This is according to a report by t [Read story...]

Top 3 BlackBerry devices that you can find on Jiji.ng

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BlackBerry Z3 takes Africa by storm. (Image Source: Darryl Linington) JiJi.ng is a fast-growing online classifieds website which is based in Lagos, Nigeria. The online E-commerce platform began its journey in 2014, and has since been backed by naij.c [Read story...]

Nigeria’s ICT industry set to explode

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With the nation possessing a burgeoning market size, experts predict high returns on investments for venture capitalist who driving the revolution of the industry. The leadership of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) have called on local an [Read story...]

October Issue of African Business – Out Now!

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“I believe that we will be able to transform Africa by ourselves. Not alone, but we will lead and others will follow”. October Issue of African Business – Aliko Dangote These are the words of Nigerian billionaire Aliko Dangote, who is featured [Read story...]

The Nigeria Higher Education Foundation Gala

The Nigeria Higher Education Foundation (NHEF) is pleased to announce it will hold its 2015 gala on September 30th at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, New York, NY.  The event will be a festive occasion as the NHEF celebrates its accomplishments, looks [Read story...]

Lagos Based WeCyclers Wins $55K Investment Prize

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LAGOS-BASED WECYCLERS WINS $55K INVESTMENT PRIZE FROM INTERNET PIONEERS, INVESTORS AND PHILANTHROPISTS JEAN AND STEVE CASE, ECHOVC AND iDEA “Pitch for Lagos” Competition Hosted by Case Foundation, Co-Creation Hub, EchoVC, Lagos Startup Week and [Read story...]

Top 8 Apps to help navigate traffic in Lagos Nigeria

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8 Apps to help navigate traffic in Lagos Nigeria. (Image Source: http://businessdayonline.com) While sitting in traffic in Lagos, the most populous city in Nigeria, may seem like a necessary evil… several app developers have found ways to make [Read story...]