The Third Mainland Bridge is one of the three bridges linking Lagos Island to the mainland. It is longer than the other two bridges, the Eko and Carter bridges.
Nigeria has more far Muslims (75 million) than Saudi Arabia (22 million), the birthplace of Islaam. There are more Muslims in Nigeria than there are in any other country in Africa. The largest church in the UK, the Kingsway International Christian Centre, is owned by a Nigerian, Matthew Ashimolowo. The largest annual Christian gathering in […]
On Monday 22nd April 2013, the Nigerian Communications Commission launched the first phase of the Mobile Number Portability Service (MNP) in Lagos. What this means is that Nigerian mobile phone users can now move their mobile numbers from one network operator to another.
Alhaji Aliko Dangote was on April 10 1957 in Kano, Northern Nigeria into the family of Mohammed Dangote and Mariya Sanusi Dantata. His mother was the granddaughter of Alhassan Dantata, a legendary Hausa businessman. Right from his childhood years, Aliko Dangote showed keen interest in business. Back then, he would buy small cartons of sweet […]
The Nigeria coat-of-arms is the country’s symbol of national unity, state power, and authority. It was created in line with the National Flag and Coat-of-Arms Ordinance number 48 of 1960. The Nigeria coat-of-arms was adopted officially in 1975. Before this time, each of the country’s constituent political units had its own coat-of-arms. Features The Nigeria […]
One of the main reasons why letters, parcels and goods are not delivered to their right destinations is that they are tagged with the wrong postal codes. Please note that no single postal code works for all areas within Nigeria. (So, if you’ve always thought 23401 or 110001 applies to the whole country, you’re wrong.) […]
If you’ve been confused for some time about what the correct Nigeria ZIP code is, then this post is for you, as it gives some clarification. For your information, ZIP (Zone Improvement Plan) codes apply ONLY to the United States. The US does not regard postal codes from other countries as “ZIP” codes. In all […]