Lagos which is the most populous and most populated city in Nigeria and Africa at large. With an estimate of over 20million people living there from different state and countries.
Lagos as the slogan goes “centre of excellent” is the capital city for businesses and arena for which young entrepreneur seek to explore. This city covers a wide range of different people from all part of the world, coming together on a daily basis to transact one businesses or the other.
With this lagos trend, it has been rated one of the best and biggest city in the world, and has been placed on a high rank in Africa. Lagos state is one place were everybody in Africa and part of the world will love to visit.
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Here are some facts you probably know or are yet to discover about Lagos city.
- Lagos is the large city in Africa with the population of over 20million people including people from different countries living in it. This population is according to the previous census carried out in 2006 and it is estimated to have increased by 5% or so.
- Lagos is a no man land as many Nigeria will call it. Due to different people from all over the world which the state has accommodated, the state is therefore recognizes as a “No man land” a land with different people from different ethnic group meet together. Lagos state is open to accommodate anyone from any part of the country.
- Lagos city is the home for entertainment industry. Based on the population and different activities been carried out there, all entertainment industry are build and raised in lagos. Many artists, actors, movie director, song producers, comedian and many more have found a dwelling place in lagos, as they tend to build a better entertainment career in lagos than any other place in Nigeria.
- The lagos third mainland bridge in lagos is recorded to be the longest bridge in Africa, with a long kilometers distance of about 11.8km. The bridge which is the major link between the Lagos mainland and the island was build in 1996 by the Julius construction company.
- Lagos state seaport is rank among top ten in Africa, as it handles over 70% of Nigeria import goods from different countries. The seaport is located in Nigeria at the southwest beach line in lagos.
- Lagos state also has the record number of high internet fraudster as it is popularly called “yahoo yahoo” in Nigeria. The rate of this crime is on a high increase in the city of Lagos as many individuals are intimidated by the good things and other fansy things display by the wealthy people of state.
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- Another interesting but funny fact about Lagos state is that, it is one of the most smallest state in Nigeria, but has the highest population in the country. This has been one of the major problem of Lagos, land spacing. Because of it popularity and economic development most people want to live in the state and thus making it filled with people.
- Lagos state has the highest number of millionaire in the country. As earlier said it is an economical state with different kind of businesses across the state. Thus enriching plenty people with there businesses and creating jobs for many. Even with the of millionaire, it also have poor people living there.
- Lagos state also known for high record of traffic jam In the country. One major issue and discouraging fact about Lagos is the traffic which occurs everyday and up till now no possible solution. If you plan on living in lagos or planning a vsit to lagos, you have to put this into consideration. People living in Lagos are finding it a normal way of life as they experience it everyday.
Lagos is one of the beautiful place to visit in Nigeria. With the good number of people there and blessed land, be rest assure to get a well hospitalize by the good people. Take a visit to Lagos Nigeria and have great memories.
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Dave Santa brings up another catchy hit Track title system featuring Afro pop God Starboy Wizkid following up his body work project.
Dave Santa and wizkid did amazingly Soo well on this track as fans got the best from the by listening to System.
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Google announce lifting of ban on crypto exchange advertisment
The most popular search engine channel Google, has finally lift ban on crypto exchange for advertisments.
Google announced the lifting of this ban following the suspension of a nearly three-year-old policy banning Crypto exchanges from using its ad services.
From the month of August, 3rd to be specific advertisers of Cryptocurrency Exchanges and Wallets targeting the United States may advertise those products and services when they meet the following requirements and are certified by Google.
To be fully certified by Google advertisers need to register the following
- FinCEN as a Money Services Business and with at least one state as a money transmitter; or
- federal or state-chartered bank entity
And must meet all legal requirements.
Nigerian Social Enterprise Selected For The 2021 Duke Unicef Innovation Accelerator Program
A Nigerian social enterprise working on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) have been recognized as one of the best 7 social enterprises tackling sanitation challenges in Africa
Building on UNICEF’s legacy of innovating for children and Duke’s track record of success in entrepreneurial education, the Accelerator supports social enterprises tackling the most pressing challenges facing children and youth around the world.
The Accelerator’s second cohort of innovators come from diverse academic professional and geographic backgrounds. Through the two-year program, the entrepreneurs will have access to a multitude of resources, including UNICEF subject matter experts, mentorship opportunities, Duke University faculty and students, monthly capacity building webinars, and a one-time grant to support scale.
The Accelerator’s second cohort consists of four non-profit organizations and three for-profit companies operating in Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Nigeria, South Africa, and Sierra Leone. The innovators’ solutions—which range from distribution models, to recycling programs, to hygiene products—all relate to Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)
Selected with the mission of supporting gender equity and representing inclusive, diverse solutions, four of the cohort members are female entrepreneurs and three are male. Additionally, five of the cohort members are from Africa,including Ethiopia,Tanzania, Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda; one is from the United States and one is from India.
The Nigerian Social enterprise, Toiletpride Initiative which is helping improve access to quality and affordable toilets through strengthening of the sanitation product supply chain and local education campaigns to urban and peri-urban schools and impoverished people, is the first social enterprise from West Africa to participate in the DUIA Cohort Program
For more than 4 years now, Toiletpride has been active working with organizations and individuals to provide innovative solutions for strengthening Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Schools and communities across Nigeria. In 2020, Toiletpride launched the Accelerating Access to Rural Sanitation in Nigeria (AATRISAN) project, designed to reduce open defecation and improve access to sanitation and safe hygiene Practices in Nigeria through market-based approaches
“We are very pleased to be part of the DUIA cohort as It is an exciting platform to take our idea to scale and translate it into improving more lives in Nigeria. The Duke UNICEF Innovation Accelerator program will also afford me and the team, a new opportunity to move 30,000 new households from basic to improved sanitation facilities and contribute significantly to reducing open defecation in Nigeria ” Says Chukwuma Nnanna, Founder and Executive Director Toiletpride
To learn more about the Duke-UNICEF Innovation Accelerator,
visit www .dukeunicef.org
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