• Naira crash: Nigerian pilgrims in Saudi patronise local food vendors

    Naira crash: Nigerian pilgrims in Saudi patronise local food vendors

    Many Nigerian pilgrims currently in Saudi Arabia for this year’s hajj have been patronising local food vendors.

    The food vendors have become more popular among Nigerians because their charges are said to be less compared to those of the restaurants and other eateries.

    A number of pilgrims in Medinah told NAN that they have restricted their spending to feeding and commuting within the city.

    Some said they had prepared for this situation by bringing along items such as toothpaste, soap and cream, among […]

  • Photos: Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg eats at a local food joint

    Photos: Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg eats at a local food joint

    Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is in Kenya after a three-day visit in Lagos, Nigeria. Zuckerberg’s first stop was at the popular fish joint Mama Oliech on Marcus Garvey road, Nairobi. He will meet tech entrepreneurs, developers and talk to stake holders in the ICT industry.

    “I had lunch in Nairobi with Joseph Mucheru, the Kenyan Cabinet Secretary of Information and Communications. We talked about internet access and his ambitious plans for connecting everyone in Kenya,” posted Zuckerberg on his […]