Africa: We lost many officers in Liberia because they were tricked by women into enemies’ trenches – Ex-ECOMOG soldier

THE Liberian civil war ended about two decades ago but there are many facts about the war that are yet unknown to many, particularly as they relate to the engagement of Nigerian officers in peace keeping mission in the former war-torn nation. One of the officers that served in the first batch of the Economic Community Monitoring Group (ECOMOG) peace […]

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Financing Nigeria’s Burgeoning Shopping Malls

As the Nigerians continue to key into the new shopping culture, Stanbic IBTC has created a niche for itself by financing shopping malls. Raheem Akingbolu reports. Euphoria and superlatives flowed freely recently as hundreds of Nigerians thronged the Amuwo Odofin area of Lagos state to witness the formal opening of Festival Mall, a sprawling shopping complex in Festac Town, Lagos, […]

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GBEREFU: From slaves’ ‘Point of No Return’ to Africa’s biggest deep sea port

For almost 400 years, little has changed about Gberefu Island in Badagry area of Lagos State. The vast land is sparsely populated as the communities located on it are few and far between, reports OKORIE UGURU. A stretch of sandy soil runs into miles. The beach has little activities except by some white garment worshippers whose churches are located there. […]

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