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Nigeria

Population: 227.71m
GDP: $252.74bn
Debt: 46.6% of GDP (2024)

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Naira politics rules – but the pace picks up

Federal lawmakers jostle to run the most lucrative committees in Abuja as accountability plummets

Nigerians are eagerly waiting to see President Bola Ahmed Tinubu's choice of ministers, likely to be announced in the next days, but he has already made many of key decisions that ...


Tinubu's team looks for shock absorbers

Having chosen to push through radical reforms in the government's first weeks, officials are scrambling to address the political consequences

After the policy advisors around President Bola Ahmed Tinubu backed a shock therapy approach to ending fuel subsidies and floating the naira, their next priority is to cushion the ...


Tinubu tries shock therapy on sluggish economy

Ending subsidies, selling oil assets and devaluing the naira are on the agenda as the new government goes for growth

Proclaiming the end of fuel subsidies at his inauguration on 29 May and his intention to merge the multiple exchange rates for the beleaguered naira, President Bola Tinubu signalle...

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When – not if – Emefiele leaves the bank

The central bank governor's days appear to be numbered as President Tinubu changes economic tack – and lines up a handy scapegoat

Making clear his position on Central Bank of Nigeria Governor Godwin Emefiele's future, President Bola Tinubu announced the bank needed 'house-cleaning' in his inaugural speech on ...


Shell holds up clean-up payments in graft row

Sacked director of Ogoniland project spells out corruption concerns in rebuke to environment ministry

Shell is withholding payments towards the Ogoniland clean-up until it sees a full accounting for the disputed contracts issued to date, Africa Confidential has learned from sources...

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