Dangote Refinery: 7 Important Facts and Figures you Should Know

The Dangote oil refinery is an ambitious project being undertaken by Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote. when complete, the refinery will have the single biggest impact on Nigeria’s economy as it is expected to be a lasting solution to the country’s heavy dependence on the importation of petroleum products for domestic consumption. Earlier in November, …

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Nigeria’s Survival Fund, all you need to know

  The Survival Fund is a scheme created by the federal government of Nigeria to provide support to over half a million medium and small-scale enterprises MSMEs in meeting their payroll objectives. The scheme became important in light of the economic devastation caused by the coronavirus pandemic – thus, providing support to vulnerable MSMEs in …

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Coronavirus: 5 Reasons Why Africa Has Low Number of Covid-19 Cases

  When Covid-19 was just starting to sweep the globe, experts predicted Africa would be devastated, with millions of lives lost. But 11 months later, the continent seems to be doing better than anticipated. The United States with a population of about 326 million people, has so far recorded over 228,000 deaths from the coronavirus, …

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Top 7 Best African Safari Parks of 2020 & 2021

An African Safari is not just one of the most thrilling experiences on earth for a tourist, but also a huge revenue source for the countries involved. Some African safaris provide you an opportunity to get up close and personal with some of the world’s rarest wildlife, to encounter majestic mountains and wide skies, and …

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5 Reasons Why Arabic Script Should Not be Removed from Nigeria’s Currency

  Nigeria’s federal government is currently in court fighting a lawsuit filed by Malcolm Omirhobo, a Lagos based lawyer, seeking the removal of Arabic scripts from the country’s Naira banknotes because they “represent Islam”. This has generated a lot of controversies and is being debated in religious and political contexts. Here are five reasons why …

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5 Interesting Facts About Akon’s $6billion Futuristic City

US-Senegalese artiste and entrepreneur, Akon is pressing ahead with plans to build a $6 billion city that is described as “a real-life Wakanda” in Senegal. The plans depict gleaming skyscrapers, shopping malls, music studios, and eco-friendly tourist resorts. They envisage that “Akoin”, a cryptocurrency founded by the R&B star, would be the central currency. Akon …

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