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Vol 51 No 8

Published 16th April 2010


Nigeria

A government in a hurry

In just twelve months Acting President Jonathan’s team wants to fix the power crisis, reform the NEC and reorganise the state oil company

The mixture of military officers, bankers and feisty female politicians in Acting President Goodluck Jonathan’s new cabinet has just over a year to make an impact in five key areas. These are electricity supply, accountability in economic management and financial sector reform, establishing a competent and independent electoral authority, passing wide-ranging reforms in the oil and gas industry, and consolidating peace in the Niger Delta.

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