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Nigeria

Population: 190.89 mn.
GDP: $375.77 bn.
Debt: $40.24 bn.

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Why the Vatican vote counts

In Anambra state, the Catholic Church’s blessing could prove crucial for a business executive running for governor

A proxy war between the Catholic Church and the Church of England has become one of the main subplots in the governorship election in a commercial hub on the banks of the River Nig...


State taxes boost devolution

A push for regional states to collect and spend their own VAT is gathering steam, as Lagos passes its own new tax law

Nigeria's Supreme Court is set to rule on the right of states to individually collect and spend value-added taxes in their domain in a landmark case that could dramatically alter t...


Fighting for the fiscus

A high court ruling in favour of local tax collectors could threaten the federal government's authority more than insurgents and kidnappers

A federal court ruling on 7 September backing the right of Rivers State to collect Value Added Tax (VAT) on commodities sold within its borders is a critical victory for its govern...


Energy law unsettles rentiers

Reforms speed up shift from oil to gas and trigger a new race for influence over contracts and regulation

Even before the ink was dry, officials and their sponsors had already begun to lobby for top jobs in the new oil sector management structures created by the Petroleum Industry Act,...


The oil economy breaks up

The architects of industry reform bid a long goodbye to oil and welcome the brave new world of gas for all

Energy companies, trades unions and politicians are beginning to get to grips with the prospect of wide-ranging reform of the oil and gas industry, the foundation of the country's ...


Election bill deepens rivalries

Trumpeting their commitment to a democratic ethos, the two main parties argue over how to rewrite the electoral rules

For years the National Assembly in Abuja is lambasted as hosting among the best paid but least productive legislators. Then within the same month they steer through two of the most...


Abuja takes on the secessionists

The security services haul in militant separatist Nnamdi Kanu then narrowly miss Sunday Igboho in Ibadan

The Department of State Services (DSS) emerged from the shadows at the end of last month with all guns blazing, literally. Its targets were two hyper-populists from the south, both...

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