MTN Nigeria needed just 16 minutes to reverse market fortunes

2019-05-16 19:02

After a lengthy ceremony of speeches, congratulations and rounds of applause delayed the start of trading for more than half an hour, it looked as though MTN Nigeria Communications may not trade at all with the market due to close for the day at 14:30.

MTN is said to prepare for share sale of African unicorn Jumia

2019-02-08 19:45

African online retailer Jumia is planning an initial public offering in New York this year that could value the business at about $1.5bn (about R20bn), according to people familiar with the matter.


2018-08-12 07:00

AN ANGRY wife who has been refusing to poke her husband has pleaded to remain married to him because she says she loves him.

Death toll from Lagos tanker blast rises to 12

2018-07-03 16:41

The death toll from a petrol tanker fire and explosion on one of the busiest roads in Nigeria's commercial hub, Lagos, has risen to 12, the authorities say.


2018-06-02 07:00

SCAMSTERS who used sick people to beg for money have been bust for fraud.

Lagos looks to the water to beat traffic gridlock

2017-12-06 09:10

Making a 20-minute boat trip across a lagoon is great way many Lagos commuters to avoid the monster traffic jams for which Nigeria's biggest city and commercial hub is famous.

Nigeria's top Islamic body condemns mob killing of Christian woman

2016-06-05 21:18

The umbrella body for Nigerian Muslim has condemned the mob killing of an elderly Christian woman in the northern city of Kano.

Bonang: It takes an army…

2016-05-09 13:53

Behind-the-scenes pics from the social media queen.

PIC: Minnie Dlamini shines on the AMVCA red carpet!

2016-03-05 19:50

We’re on the red carpet in Lagos, Nigeria for the Africa Magic Viewers' Choice Awards (AMVCA).

Prophet fails to appear at collapse inquest

2014-11-05 21:09

One of Nigeria's most popular preachers, TB Joshua, has failed to appear at a coroner's inquest to explain how 116 people died in a building collapse at his Lagos megachurch.


Nigerians elect powerful governors amid concerns over violence

2019-03-09 12:32

Chief of Army Staff Tukur Buratai said earlier this week some politicians planned to use bombings and other acts of violence in a bid to influence the vote and vowed that the military will take measures to contain the threats.


2018-09-08 09:00

A GIRL’S life is a mess after she was raped and impregnated by her father.


2018-07-10 10:30

FORMER Malawian president Joyce Banda attended prayers at TB Joshua’s Synagogue Church of All Nations in Nigeria on Sunday – and was felled by the power of his touch!


2018-06-30 07:00

ALL hell broke loose at the memorial of a dad-of-three when his estranged relatives from his village allegedly invaded an event held to celebrate his life.

Lagos set to overtake Johannesburg as 2nd largest African city by GDP

2017-12-24 13:47

Lagos is set to overtake Johannesburg as Africa’s second largest city by gross domestic product by 2035, according to a report by Oxford Economics.

Chance for Akpeyi to cement Super Eagles place, says Erico

2016-11-04 19:34

Former Nigeria goalkeeper Joe Erico has backed Chippa United's Daniel Akpeyi to cement his place in the Super Eagles team.

Nigerian fans mob AKA’s car

2016-05-20 13:59

Lagos was never ready for the bad boy of SA music.

A trip to Lagos: We go behind-the-scenes at the AMVCAs

2016-03-09 12:20

We travelled to Lagos to attend the fourth annual AfricaMagic Viewers' Choice Awards.

Lagos to build a city of brave new vision

2015-07-27 13:29

Pitched as Africa’s answer to Dubai, Eko Atlantic is a multibillion-dollar residential and business development that is located as an appendage to Victoria Island and along the renowned Bar Beach shoreline in Lagos.

Horn free! Lagos tackles noise pollution

2014-10-15 14:53

Officials in the chaotic megacity of Lagos, Nigeria imposed a one-day ban on the use of the car horn today in a bid to raise awareness about noise pollution and “improve quality of life”.

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