Ms. Lauryn Hill sends a message of apology to MayDay Live organisers. Very sweet of her.
In February, Kim Kardashian co-hosted a concert held by big-name local musician Dare Art Alade, and she reportedly collected US $500,000 for her 45-minute stay in Lagos. I was not shocked when I heard of the visit. What bothered me was that some genius in the Lagos State Government thought she was worth that much money for that little work.
The first African city edition of the famous board game Monopoly has been launched in Lagos. The Nigerian metropolis is one of the fast-growing cities in the world.
The April presidential election in Nigeria exposed the fragile union in the country and shows the efforts made over the years to make Nigeria one has not been so successful. This was evident from the voting patterns in the Northern and Southern parts of the country.
It’s another election year in the most populous black nation and as Nigerians queue up at polling stations across the country, whatever happens during this election may go a long way to affect the country’s emerging democracy.
On the 1st of October 2010, I made a few calls to my Nigerian friends across the globe wishing them a happy 50th independent celebration of the most populous nation in Africa.