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Nigeria

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

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A last bid for oil investors

After 20 years of politicking, the National Assembly has passed a landmark law to reform the country’s oil and gas industry

Reaction to the passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB) 2020 through the Senate and House of Representatives on 30 June veered from relief in government, quiet excitement and ...


Debt crisis, what debt crisis?

The government insists it can handle fast-mounting debts but increased security spending is stretching the budget

While the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) say Nigeria's growing debt is sustainable, worries are growing over the cost of debt servicing relative to revenues.


Nnamdi Kanu celebrates

A government social media ban has handed secessionists a propaganda win and fired up other opponents of the President

'Backfire' doesn't quite cover the effects of the government's national ban on the Twitter micro-blogging site announced on 5 June, the day after the platform deleted a tweet from ...


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Two deaths that could strengthen the insurgents

In their different ways, the loss of the Army Chief in a plane crash and the death of the Boko Haram leader create new problems for the government

The crash that killed Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru, three brigadiers and seven other officers, as their air force plane tried to land at Kaduna airport o...

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A country at war with itself

Political disputes between the federal and state governments are making the security crisis more intractable

Another day, another round of crisis meetings to tackle insurgents, armed criminal gangs and communal clashes. As the National Security Council of service and intelligence chiefs m...


The northern nexus

As the security emergency spreads across the core northern states, insurgents and bandits are devastating an already weakened regional economy

Until recently, governors in the northern states were chary of criticising President Muhammadu Buhari's government on security policy. That is changing as the crisis intensifies an...


Oil reform gathers pace

Lobbying frenzy as parliament prepares long-awaited bill to reform and restructure energy industry

Leaks of apparent last-minute concessions on fiscal terms and overseas 'retreats' for lawmakers are the most tangible indicators in years that Nigeria may finally be at the point o...


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