Foreigners living in Nigeria have been assured of their safety after the attack on a Cameroonian and his Hungarian wife in Ikoyi, Lagos. The family was attacked on Sunday night at home in Ikoyi. The man was stabbed and he is in critical condition while his wife was killed.
In Lagos, Nigeria’s largest city with over 23 million residents, most women give birth in one of the thousands of private health facilities health facilities that thrive in the city. But few of those facilities were offering family planning services. Many women with infants were at risk of getting pregnant with the next child before they were ready.
Partial closure of various sections of the Lagos Ibadan Expressway has caused untold hardship for commuters and residents who reside in Ogun state and work in Lagos. Residents are not happy with the slow progress that the contractors have made so far.
It was a ‘reunion’ time for surviving cast and crew members of The Village Headmaster, a rested television drama series, as Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) on October 28 and 29 celebrated them at the Terra Kulture and at the Freedom Park, both in Lagos, to mark 50 years of the programme’s creation.
British-born Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare has launched a residency program in the West African country's commercial capital Lagos in the hope that it will help the continent to raise its profile in the global art scene.