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Nigeria

Population: 213.4m
GDP: $375.77 bn.
Debt: $40.24 bn.

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Fighting for the fiscus

A high court ruling in favour of local tax collectors could threaten the federal government's authority more than insurgents and kidnappers

A federal court ruling on 7 September backing the right of Rivers State to collect Value Added Tax (VAT) on commodities sold within its borders is a critical victory for its govern...


Energy law unsettles rentiers

Reforms speed up shift from oil to gas and trigger a new race for influence over contracts and regulation

Even before the ink was dry, officials and their sponsors had already begun to lobby for top jobs in the new oil sector management structures created by the Petroleum Industry Act,...


The oil economy breaks up

The architects of industry reform bid a long goodbye to oil and welcome the brave new world of gas for all

Energy companies, trades unions and politicians are beginning to get to grips with the prospect of wide-ranging reform of the oil and gas industry, the foundation of the country's ...


Election bill deepens rivalries

Trumpeting their commitment to a democratic ethos, the two main parties argue over how to rewrite the electoral rules

For years the National Assembly in Abuja is lambasted as hosting among the best paid but least productive legislators. Then within the same month they steer through two of the most...


Abuja takes on the secessionists

The security services haul in militant separatist Nnamdi Kanu then narrowly miss Sunday Igboho in Ibadan

The Department of State Services (DSS) emerged from the shadows at the end of last month with all guns blazing, literally. Its targets were two hyper-populists from the south, both...

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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.


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