Preparing for flooding and Nigeria’s wet season
Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency says about 74 Local Government Areas in 30 states across the country would experience severe flooding between June and September this year. Timothy Iwuagwu, Chairman of the Lagos State Branch at the Institute of Safety Professionals of Nigeria joins CNBC Africa to discuss ways to mitigate the safety hazards caused by flooding.
Fulani herders seek to tap into Nigeria's booming meat market
With 200 million inhabitants, Nigeria is the largest meat consumer in West Africa. Every day, 50 trucks unload cows, goats and sheep at the main livestock market in Lagos, the country's economic capital. This is an essential supply chain for food in Nigeria, whose livestock is mainly raised by the Fulani spread over about ten West African countries.
Mudashiru Obasa re-elected as Speaker of Lagos House of Assembly
Mudashiru Obasa re-elected as Lagos House of Assembly Speaker.
Lagosians task Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu
On Wednesday, Babajide Sanwo-Olu was sworn in as governor of Lagos. As he begins the “journey to awakening a Greater Lagos,” some Lagos residents aired their thoughts on what they expect from the state’s new chief executive.
Underprivilege kids in Makoko, a Lagos slum, share their dreams and aspirations
Makoko is a neighbourhood across the 3rd Mainland Bridge located on the coast of mainland Lagos. A third of the community is built on stilts along the lagoon and the rest is on the land. Makoko children talk about their hopes and dreams for a brighter future.
Manchester To Mile 12: How a graduate became a porter in a popular Lagos market
Since relocating to Lagos, Nigeria, from the city of Manchester, in England, it has been a story of survival for Iya Yellow, a porter, who is ready to survive at all cost, earning a living at the popular Mile 12 market.
Gidifest 2019: The fun, colours sound, and excitement
The 6th edition of Gidi Fest in Lagos brings together artists and DJs in Nigeria and other parts of Africa for music lovers.
Mile 12: The food basket of Lagos
There is a good reason why the Mile 12 Market is the food basket of Lagos. Mile 12 is arguably the most common name on the lips of many when it comes to food items in Lagos and its environs. And even with the threat by the Lagos State Government to relocate it, trading in this busy market continues to boom.
Nigerian music industry set to explode
Recent studies have indicated that Nigeria's music industry is booming. Lagos-based DW correspondent Malcolm Ohanwe says musicians can make a living even though they don't receive royalties.
Lagos: world's largest oil refinery project backed by World Bank
West Africa correspondent Fanny Facsar talks to DW about the world's largest refinery project in Lagos, Nigeria. Behind it is Africa's wealthiest man, Aliko Dangote. But the World Bank is also supporting it - despite pledging to heavily reduce investment in fossil fuel projects.
Jumia set to list on New York Stock Exchange
Africa's e-commerce Company, Jumia is set for the launch of its Initial Public Offering on the New York Stock Exchange later today. The company plans to sell 13.5 million American Depository shares at a price range of 13 to 16 dollars, in a bid to raise as much as 216 million dollars from the IPO. Collins Onuegbu, Director, Lagos Angel Network joins CNBC Africa to discuss this and the potentials of Nigeria’s tech ecosystem.