Are Nigerians Good at Social Distancing?

No. They are not. But it’s deeper than that. The concept of keeping your distance from loved ones and friends is opposed to the way that Nigerians are brought up and how our culture lives. We all love and enjoy the festive period, when the streets are alive, villages overrun by guests and goats. Dancing […]

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PropTech – What Exactly Is It?

Technology is a driving force across most business sectors. You cannot conduct business without some sort of technology working either behind the scene or in the midst of it all. Real estate is no exception. Property Technology or Proptech is where technology innovates, influences and enhances the various facets of the real estate and property […]

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HouseAfrica- Nigerian Start-Up Launches Africa’s First Blockchain Property Registry

I hope you all remember our post — Blockchain — the Future of Real Estate where we wrote about how blockchain technology will impact and change the way we think about and deal with real estate — forever. Nigeria and frankly most countries in Africa and the third world have a long way to go in registering and indexing property and […]

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Tarkwa Bay Residents Forcibly Evicted

Early Tuesday morning, Nigerian naval forces stormed into the murky waters of Tarkwa bay to forcibly evict thousands of poor inhabitants. Gunshots rang out as soldiers fired into the sky, causing widespread pandemonium and confusion. Residents scrambled around frenetically to pack up as many of their belongings as possible before their homes and entire lives […]

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A Look Inside Dr. Mr. Luther King’s Birth Home

In America, the third Monday of January is a national holiday reserved for one of the most influential, revered civil rights activists and spiritual leaders the country has ever seen — Dr. Martin Luther King jr.  This day was declared a holiday in 1983 to honor arguably one of the greatest humans of the 21st century. It […]

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Broadband To Expand Across Nigeria

The Nigerian federal government has approved the injection of ₦265 billion ($732 Million), to expand broadband penetration across the 774 local governments. This will be done as a partnership between six private infrastructure companies and the administration. This endeavor will provide coverage across the nation giving urban and rural areas connectivity to the internet and […]

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Lagos Adds 360 Housing Units

Lagos State commissioned 360 housing units in Ikorodu according to the Vanguard online. These homes will add to the current stock and put a small dent in Nigeria’s gaping housing deficit. The residential homes consist of one, two and three-bedroom units and the community has a central sewage system, water treatment plant, solid road network […]

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Nigerian Homes and Businesses Continue to Burn in South Africa

With the recent violent xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa, and the retaliation against South African businesses in Nigeria, we stand at a perilous crossroad that could have lasting and damaging impacts on relations between the two African powerhouses.  Nigerians are now responding by targeting South African business in Nigeria; subsequently the South African government […]

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Nigerian School Collapse – 20 confirmed dead

Lagos Nigeria – Tragedy hit Lagos island Wednesday, when a 3 storey (make-shift) school collapsed and killed 20, and trapped several others. The Ohen school, crumbled to the ground mid Wednesday morning, as children teachers and even some toddlers were in the midst of their daily activities. Locals immediately began to try and dig through […]

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Abuja Building Collapse – 1 confirmed dead, several trapped

In our nations capital, Abuja, a four storey building collapsed last Friday, killing one person and trapping up to ten individuals. 6 people were rescued from the rubble and the search continued for a day to try and recover the remaining people, as reported by the Vanguard News. The search and recovery efforts were called […]

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