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Political spills

A new burst of militancy is haunting the Niger Delta less than a year after the amnesty deal delivered an uneasy peace

Delays over cash payments, the coming national elections and rising concern over oil pollution are behind the latest wave of protests and attacks in the Delta. Scores are being set...

Father Kukah, Professor Jega and the vote

In the Nigerian tradition of irrepressible optimism periodically suffused with brutal realism, Father Matthew Hassan Kukah argues that the last decade's attempts at democracy in Ni...

Welcome to London

Britain’s Metropolitan Police have told Africa Confidential that they are confident they will secure the extradition of Nigeria’s former Delta State Governor James Ibori from Dubai...

Into the unknown

An exciting election looms next year: no one knows who is going to run and, more importantly, who is going to win

President Goodluck Jonathan has a year to make good on his promises to tackle the electricity crisis, lead a credible anti-corruption campaign and implement the electoral and polit...

Dangote is a Gooner

The eagerness of the United States-based private equity firm Blackstone to talk up the value of Nina Bracewell Smith’s 16% stake in Arsenal Football Club may have prompted Nigerian...

The gung-ho Governor

The ruling party is set to win next month’s elections amid growing criticism at home and abroad

Nine months after he ordered the sacking of six bank chief executives and took their institutions into state management, the Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi...

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...

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