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Crypto cross words

Top cryptocurrency platform Binance is accused of tax evasion, currency speculation and money laundering by Abuja

Officials in Abuja say that Binance, an online platform to trade cryptocurrencies, came close to destroying what is now only Africa's third largest economy by facilitating money la...

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The juntas are running out of excuses

Populist rhetoric and ethnic targeting by the military regimes are deepening the region's fault-lines

The lean season in the Sahel this year is starting under the toughest economic and political conditions for generations. Mali and Burkina Faso have been baked by a record-breaking ...


HYPREP's no-shows

Ogoni activists say most of the companies contracted by the Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP) to carry out remediation work on disastrously polluted Ogoniland have...


    Vol 65 No 10 |
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The Gnassingbé dynasty prolongs its grip on the state

The ruling party won a sweeping majority in parliamentary elections, allowing the Gnassingbé family to continue its 57-year rule

The scale of the ruling Union pour la République (UNIR) victory in the parliamentary elections on 29 April dashes the hopes of opposition parties that the vote might have ch...


Cardoso plans a brave new banking world

Tough new capital requirements by the central bank will mean fewer but busier commercial banks

An improbable revolutionary, central bank governor, Olayemi Michael Cardoso, could preside over the biggest shake-up of Nigeria's financial sector for decades. His announcement las...


    Vol 65 No 8 |
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Faure lobbies Washington

President Faure Gnassingbé is seeking to strengthen his government's ties to the United States and secure US investment under two recent laws. This coincides with a contenti...


Oil broker James Ibori returns to Abuja stage

President Tinubu's ties with convicted fraudster and ex-Delta State governor will boost the ruling party and may cut oil theft

In Abuja, the story is of the rise and fall and rise again of James Ibori, former Governor of oil-rich Delta State, sentenced to 13 years in Britain for fraud and money laundering ...


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