Nigerians say it’s heat instead of harmattan for the holidays

Nigerians say it’s heat instead of harmattan for the holidays

The temperature in Abuja shortly after 1 a.m. Friday was 26 degrees, with Nigeria’s NiMet forecasting a high of 35° (95° Fahrenheit) by late afternoon – and that’s kept Nigerians talking about the unseasonably warm weather for this year’s Christmas season. This week, Zenith Bank ran a #ChristmasinNigeria campaign to…

Former Niger Delta warlord summoned by Lagos court

Government Ekpemupolo, also known as Tompolo, a former Niger Delta warlord, was required by the Federal High Court of Lagos, Nigeria, to appear in order to answer to a 40-count of suspected N13bn fraud. However, Tompolo has refused to comply. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) accused him of…

Coroner ruling on Nigerian church collapse

The coroner, conducting the investigation into the collapse of the Nigerian Synagogue Church of All Nations building, has said it was due to the “criminal negligence” of the church. The corner has called for the church to be prosecuted for the collapse of the building. September 2014, the guest house…

Wifi hot-spots to be created by Airtel in Lagos, Nigeria

Airtel Nigeria, part of Airtel Africa – an African subsidiary of the Indian telecommunications company, has announced it will be launching high-speed Wi-Fi services in public spaces around Lagos. The service will allow people to connect wirelessly to the Internet using their tablets, smartphones and laptops. Each user will be…