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How difficult is it to prevent “domestic gas” explosions in Nigeria?

It’s 9.45pm and I’m not doing much. In fact, I’m almost ready to go to bed. The generator has been turned off to conserve..

July 16, 2014 with 0 Comments

Behold, the economics of taxi prices in Nigeria – by Chuba Ezekwesili

by Chuba Ezekwesili I take cabs/taxis a lot in Abuja, Nigeria and they can easily burn your trouser- not a hole in your pocket, your whole..

July 16, 2014 with 0 Comments

Distance education opens doors for Nigerian students and professionals

By Jemima Codrington  Last week, a proud father posted a congratulatory photograph of his son’s graduation on Facebook – and..

July 12, 2014 with 0 Comments

How do you create an army almost as evil as Boko Haram? (by the good people of Twitter)

[View the story “How do you create an army almost as evil as Boko Haram?” on Storify] About Zima Meli

July 11, 2014 with 0 Comments

New mums: East or West – Is breast best?

“Please stop starving the poor child. Mix some formula and get some sleep”. I had just had a baby, and my twice-experienced,..

June 30, 2014 with 0 Comments

A story of how your hashtags freed a young man from SSS custody.

By Jemima Codrington   When gunfire broke out between detained Boko Haram suspects and Nigerian security at SSS headquarters in Abuja,..

June 29, 2014 with 0 Comments

Is ‘igba boy’ the answer to the Nigerian job crises?

“I cannot even imagine the number of people that stamped on me” is what one survivor[1] said when the Nigerian Immigration..

June 29, 2014 with 0 Comments

Battle of the current accounts: Sterling Classic vs First Bank accounts

Banks are constantly offering new products, services and promotions, and it usually isn’t long until anyone seeking a new financial..

January 29, 2014 with 0 Comments

Change your network, keep your phone number

Number portability is a regulated facility which enables subscribers of publicly available telephone services (including mobile services)..

January 29, 2014 with 0 Comments

Saving money in Nigeria – for beginners.

Imagine you had ₦50,000 with you. You know you have expenses that would be due in a matter of months. What do you do? Most people in..

May 6, 2013 with 1 Comment
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