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Shell leads oil majors' exit from the Niger Delta

Companies accused of under-investment – arrangements on financing and liability for pollution may be contested

When the British oil major Shell announced on 16 January that it would be selling its interests in 18 oil licences in shallow water and onshore Niger Delta it raised awkward questi...

Abductions prompt security alert

The reported deaths of Nabeeha Al-Kadriyar, who was kidnapped along with 22 others in the Bwari Area of Abuja, and 13-year-old Folasade Ariyo, who was abducted alongside eleven oth...

Tinubu risks overplaying his hand

Career-politician President Tinubu's espousal of business-friendly economics could cost him support this year

As the President's lengthy convoy snaked its way through the bustling streets of Isale-Eko (Lagos Island), where he was to attend the last Friday prayers of the year at a mosque, t...

Opposition left outmanoeuvred

After fighting formidable presidential campaigns, Peter Obi and Atiku Abubakar have failed to follow up

Whether it is the 1,400-strong Nigerian delegation to the UN COP28 climate summit in Dubai, or the supplementary budget that allocated US$35 million to items such as a presidential...

Tinubu struggles to rebalance the budget

Based on ultra-optimistic data on oil exports and tax, the President insists his market reform policies are on track

The Central Bank of Nigeria's second successive postponement of a bi-monthly meeting of its influential monetary policy committee (MPC), in November, points to dissension behind t...

Central bank’s Cardoso faces policy fight

The radio silence from President Tinubu's economic reform team is unsettling financial bigwigs

Mystery surrounds the failure of the Central Bank's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) to meet since its new governor Yemi Cardoso was appointed in late September. Bankers don't like ...

South-west bias claims weaken Tinubu's standing

The President is accused of stacking the cabinet and the military with his fellow Yoruba – and the critics are getting louder

The government's policy team has won plaudits internationally but at home it is struggling to reignite the economy and the burden of its reforms is hitting middle-class and poorer ...

Tinubu tightens grip, opposition regroups

Violence, low turnouts and blatant vote rigging raise doubts about the APC's latest state election victories

Such was the nature of the victories for the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in the off-cycle state governorship elections on 11 November in Kogi and Imo states, that they h...


Low turnout at governor elections

Fears of violence and rumours of vote rigging resulted in fewer than 20% of voters going to the ballot box in polls that saw the APC win two states and the PDP take one

President Bola Tinubu's ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) had a convincing win in two out of three state elections at the weekend as turnout slumped below 30%.


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