‘Federal, states should map out cities’ expansion plans’
Andy Morkah is a private developer and Managing Director, Property Vault Limited. He spoke to Property & Environment Editor, CHINEDUM UWAEGBULAM on issues relating to the housing industry, especially homeownership, trends in the retail market and strategies to aid site and services schemes
Panic over fresh xenophobic protests as malls’ closure lingers
There were fears yesterday that the simmering cold relationship between Nigeria and South Africa leading to the closure of some South African-owned businesses in Lagos State and other parts...
Deadly parcel from South Africa
In the colonial era, it was normal to see whites brutalizing and oppressing blacks as aptly epitomized by the atrocious Trans Atlantic Slave Trade and other similar obnoxious acts. Although colonialism has effectively ended in Africa, the chilling news from the Rainbow Nation simply shows that the equation has changed.
Jabi Shoprite opens shop, defies planned siege on mall
The Jabi Lake Mall location of Shoprite in Abuja yesterday proceeded with operations despite losses sustained from violence and looting on some of its outlets nationwide.
Security operatives guard Shoprite, DSTV, MTN offices in Owerri, Port Harcourt, Warri, others
As all the DSTV and Shoprite shops in Owerri, the Imo State capital, were closed yesterday, combined team of police and other security agencies were seen guarding the premises of Shoprite located on Egbu Road.
South Africa-owned shops remain shut
Several Shoprite outlets in Lagos State yesterday remained shut following a spate of attacks targeted at the South African stores across the city on Tuesday. Protesters had trooped to several Shoprite outlets across Lagos as a reprisal to the string of xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other foreign nationals in South Africa.
Nigerians attack Shoprite in Lekki
Some Nigerians on Tuesday attacked a South African-owned Shoprite in Lekki, an obvious retaliation for the attacks on Nigerian businesses in south Africa. An eyewitness who shared her account with The Guardian said some youth invaded the shopping mall outlet in Lekki to vandalise it. She added that security operatives have since moved to contain the…
Black Friday sparks commotion in Festac mall
Excited shoppers Friday stormed the shopping mall in Festac to purchase wares at discounted rates following the ‘Black Friday’ promotional programme by Shoprite. The mall was packed full with many customers keen on availing themselves of the reduced price rates. The Guardian learnt that some shoppers arrived at the shopping mall's doorstep as early as 5:00…
Glo named fourth most admired African brand
The telecommunications company, Globacom, has been named as the fourth most admired African Brand, according to the 2017/2018 survey conducted by Brand Africa.
The minister told South Africans not to consume any ready-to-eat processed meat due to the risk of cross-contamination. The announcement prompted a frenzied clearing and cleaning of the shelves by local supermarkets chains Shoprite, Pick n Pay, Spar and Woolworths, which also urged consumers to return the meats for refunds. Neighbouring states acted swiftly. Zambia…