Jump to navigation

Displaying 231-240 out of 2305 results.

Tinubu fights for his legacy

Public opposition to the elite's handling of the #EndSARS protests will cost votes in the coming national elections

The Lagos state government's handling of last October's Lekki Toll Gate shootings has angered many in the commercial capital, especially young voters. That could derail the chances...


Cancelling the opposition

Sentenced to 20 years in jail on terrorism charges, the outspoken ex-minister Reckya Madougou has been formally removed from the Béninois political scene, as has the respect...


Clogged-up commission

What is holding up publication of a major report into how oil spills have wrecked the ecology of Bayelsa state in the Niger Delta? The Bayelsa State Oil and Environmental Commissio...


Buhari gambles on cash transfers on his way out

As the government ends fuel subsidies, the president plans to introduce an even costlier social grant to over 40 million citizens

Just over a year before he's due to step down, President Muhammadu Buhari is taking some uncharacteristic risks. His government is phasing out politically sensitive subsidies and a...


Bonds and budget blockers

As opposition lawmakers initially block the budget, the finance ministry and central bank face new economic headwinds

Faced by a powerful opposition party, Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta's 2022 budget statement, presented on 17 November to Parliament, was always unlikely to have an easy passage. ...


Shooting the messengers

The row over the shootings at Lekki toll gate in Lagos a year ago is set to spill into the campaign for national elections in 2023. After an independent tribunal set up by Lagos St...


A new political launchpad

After winning the governorship in Anambra, Charles Soludo has positioned himself for a future presidential campaign

Former central bank governor Charles Chukwuma Soludo stormed to victory in Anambra state's gubernatorial elections on 6 November in a blow to the two biggest parties and militant c...


Lagos probe accuses military

Activists doubt that evidence of systematic killings by police and soldiers will prompt a serious response by government

The report by the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry was damning and contradicted all official accounts, especially those by the army and police, of what happened at the Lekki t...


    Vol 62 No 23 |
  • MALI

Meeting Moscow, battling Brussels

European Union sanctions on those who impede the transition back to democracy, following those imposed by the Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas), deepens confrontat...


Displaying 231-240 out of 2305 results.