Revealed: Country where Fuel is cheaper than Water

Don’t be surprise, it is true!! In this country water is costlier than petrol. Petrol costs about N2 Naira per litre!! In Nigeria the cheapest satchet water is N5 or N10 for 50cl or 60cl (0.5-0.6 litres). In Venezuela gasoline is the cheapest thing, most motorists can fill up their tank with less than $1… Read More »

10 Top Most Visited Nigerian Websites in October 2014

We are bringing back our monthly listing of top Nigerian sites; this time we are expanding it to showcase the top 20 for each month. Considerations for this list are traffic, social and web influence and we have used several web analytics platforms to arrive at this list. All sites are either Nigerian owned or… Read More »

Google to pay a Woman N370k for showing her breast in search result

Google has been ordered to pay a woman $2,250 USD about N370,000 Naira for showing part of her breast in a search result. The woman Marai Pia Grillo said Google invaded her privacy by showing a photo of her sitting outside of her house with part of her breast exposed on Google Street View. Google… Read More »

Federal government released 1m cocoa seedlings for 40,000 farmers

According to reports on Vanguard Newspaper Federal Government had released over 1 million cocoa seedlings to 400, 000 farmers of the cash crop across the cocoa geo-ecological zones in the country to boost the production and export of the commodity. The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Mrs. Ibukun Odusote, represented by Director, Engineering and Mechanisation… Read More »

Chinedu Ubachukwu wins Gulder Ultimate Search 11 2014

Twenty-four year old Chinedu Ubachukwu has emerged the winner of this year’s edition of Gulder Ultimate Search. The Anambra state indigene thus became the 11th winner of Africa’s first and longest running reality TV show. To attain the feat, he edged out 28-year old Emmanuel Afolabi and 29 year-old Nne Cosy Joe. After more than… Read More »

Nigeria records over N80 billion Electronic Transactions daily

Who said money no dey this country! According to reports on Punch Newspaper a whooping sum of N80bn is electronically transferred daily from one bank account to the other in Nigeria. According new Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Diamond Bank Plc, Mr. Uzoma Dozie, during ‘Media Trends in Business and Big Data… Read More »

Nigerian-British Girl Dies During Buttocks Enhancement

A Nigerian lady from a Nigerian-British parentage has died in Bangkok where she went to have buttock enhancement surgery. Joy Williams, 23, from Thamesmead, died on October 23 after travelling to Bangkok to have £2,000 buttock augmentation surgery. She even stayed in a £11-a-night Vabua Asotel hotel, used by the clinic as accommodation for its… Read More »

Startimes Nigeria Announces 9 New Channels

StarTimes Nigeria has launched nine new channels in an effort to increase local content on its broadcasts, The Guardian Nigeria reported. The channels include the brand new Wazobia TV and Cool TV, Da Vinci Learning, PoP TV, Trace Sport Stars, StarTimes Sport 2, Dadin Kowa, Tiwa Ntiwa and QYOU. The new channels will be free… Read More »

How to Get the Best from Your Salary and Improve Your Finances

Standard of living costs are getting higher and for many people the take home pay from work just doesn’t improve corresponding with the cost of living. Many workers find that their pay packet hardly takes them through the month cycle to another pay packet. Learning how to manage your finances effectively has never been more… Read More »

Zambia Gets New Interim President; Guy Scott now First White Democratic Leader in Africa

We earlier published a post announcing the death of Zambia’s President Michael Sata in a London hospital. His Vice President Guy Scott a white whose parents were born outside has been announced as the interim President. Guy Scott is being called Africa’s first White leader by various media outlets. South Africa had white presidents during… Read More »

Kano Governor Rabiu Kwakwanso Declares for President in 2015 Elections

Governor of Kano State, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso, yesterday declared formally declared his intention to run for president in the 2015 elections. He will be running on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC), Vanguard reports. There are now three presidential aspirants in APC: Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari, and… Read More »

Zambia President Michael Sata Dies in London

Zambian government has announced the death of the country’s President Michael Sata in a London hospital. Michael Sata had been unwell for some time but refused to give details of his illness and the treatment he was receiving. The 77-year-old died shortly after 11pm on Tuesday at the King Edward VII hospital where he was… Read More »

10 Highest Earning Comedians in Nigeria

This is the definitive list of the comedians that pull in top dollar and the most Naira per year in Nigeria. They are the Ogas at the top in the comedy business. The list is not necessary in order of highest earning; Bright Okpocha (aka Basketmouth) Basketmouth is one of Nigeria’s most recognisable faces in… Read More »

Rich Churches, Poor Members

This article first appeared on Vanguard Newspapers In the early days of Christianity in Nigeria the church was at the forefront of society’s development building schools, hospitals, vocational skills acquisition centres, farms and cottage industries, among others. They offered scholarships, gave free books and teaching aids, and gave food, clothing and shelter to those deprived… Read More »

Nigeria drags Coca-Cola to Court over Sprite

Attorney General of Nigeria has taken Coca-cola to court for allegedly refusing to comply with orders from the Consumer Protection Council over two half-empty cans of evaporating Sprite. A consumer complained to the Consumer Protection Council, which investigated the short-filled cans of Sprite bought at a supermarket in Abuja and recommended legal action. Coca cola… Read More »

Speaker of House of Reps, Aminu Tambuwal Defects to All Progressives Congress

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal, has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC) from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). According to a report by Channels TV the Speaker said his defection was because of his political future and the political consideration of his own state, Sokoto. Before now rumours have been… Read More »

National Council on Transportation Recommend Nationwide Okada Ban

The commercial use of motorcycles popularly called Okada in the Southern part of Nigeria and Achaba in the Northern part might be coming to an end. The ban was proposed was made by the National Council on Transport after its annual conference in Enugu State which was endorsed by the Minister of Transport, Sen. Idris… Read More »

Nigeria’s Wealthy Buyers Who Have Spent £600million on London Property

The Dailymail has published a report that details the super rich Nigerians and West Africans who buy up exclusive and very expensive property in London spending over £4 million weekly. Folorunsho Alakija, oil tycoon named in the Forbes billionaire list is one of the country’s biggest investor in London real estate. She recently bought four… Read More »