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GDP: $375.77 bn.
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Diminishing returns in Beijing

The President returned from his July trip with US$1.1 bn. in loans and promises of new projects – but it’s far less than the $3 bn. his goverment had targeted

President Goodluck Jonathan’s state visit to China delivered much-needed finance for infrastructure projects but the final amount was rather less than his officials had origi...


How the big projects fell short

The promised deregulation of the refined petroleum market is just one reason for the investment delay

Political and financial concerns have stalled or forced the reformulation of many of the major projects trumpeted since 2008. Back in May 2010, the Nigeria National Petroleum Corpo...

Sanusi Lamido Sanusi

Governor, Central Bank, Nigeria

Sanusi Lamido Sanusi wrote an op-ed in London’s Financial Times in March that compared Chinese involvement in Africa to that of the Europeans in the colonial era. ‘China takes our...

Sanusi's message from Davos

Central Bank of Nigeria Governor Lamido Sanusi took to the stage at the World Economic Forum (23-27 January) in Davos, Switzerland, to argue that Africa’s relationship with China m...

More dam delays

Two new large dams will be built before President Goodluck Jonathan’s first presidential term expires in 2015, according to the government. The companies constructing the dams, how...

Zainab Ibrahim Kuchi

Minister of State for Power, Nigeria

Only weeks into her new role as Minister of State for Power, Zainab Ibrahim Kuchi announced a major project to address Nigeria’s chronic power shortfall. In early November, she rev...

Boko Haram looks to Mali

As the army steps up its crackdown, the Islamist militia’s leaders are strengthening their ties with northern Mali

The bombing of a church in Kaduna State on 25 November and attacks on a police station in Abuja on the following day seemed designed, at least in part, to show that the Boko Haram ...

The $100 billion bash

Government efforts to ignore a comprehensive new report on oil and gas industry corruption arouse deep suspicions

Findings by a government-commissioned task force that over US$100 billion has been siphoned off from Nigeria’s oil and gas industry since 2002 is causing a political storm. It may ...

Shell and the Delta litigations

The next hearing of the case of the 11,000 people of Bodo versus the Anglo-Dutch oil company Shell in the High Court is scheduled for 5 November, when a judge will hear arguments a...

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