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    1. May 23, 2016

      FT explainer: Nigerian oil attacks

      Attacks by a new militant group based in the region where more than half of Nigeria’s oil is produced, has reduced the...

    2. May 20, 2016

      Week in Review, May 21

      A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Apple stake is $1bn core bet for...

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      May 20, 2016

      Nigeria suffers shock Q1 contraction

      Painful. Nigeria’s economy has contracted by a shock 0.4 per cent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2016, its worst...

    4. Fast FT

      May 20, 2016

      Oil tanker stuck in Libya sets sail after stand-off

      A tanker that had been blocked for several weeks at the port of Marsa al-Hariga in eastern Libya, in a stand-off over...

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      May 20, 2016

      Rolls-Royce downgraded by S&P

      Standard & Poor’s has downgraded its credit ratings on Rolls-Royce after the UK engineering group’s chief executive,...

    6. May 20, 2016

      Second Nigerian schoolgirl kidnapped by Boko Haram found

      A second Nigerian schoolgirl has been rescued after more than two years in Boko Haram captivity, the army said, shortly...

    7. May 20, 2016

      Nigeria road plan drives fears over last rainforests

      Cross River National Park, home to Nigeria’s last remaining rainforests, is rich in biodiversity and teeming with...

    8. May 19, 2016

      Bribe inquiry highlights Rolls-Royce’s cultural challenge

      Awkward. The Financial Times has established that a probe into suspected bribery by agents of Rolls-Royce has spread to...

    9. May 19, 2016

      Training puts jobs on the menu for smart, young Nigerians

      “Now I’m going to teach you the fine art of presenting wine. How to open it — we’ll get to that.” The young men and...

    10. Fast FT

      May 19, 2016

      Opening Quote: Rolls-Royce; Aston Villa; Royal Mail

      A Rolls-Royce bribery probe has spread to Nigeria, Royal Mail has posted in-line profits, Aston Villa has been sold. FT...

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      May 19, 2016

      FT Opening Quote

      A Rolls-Royce bribery probe has spread to Nigeria, Royal Mail has posted in-line profits, Aston Villa has been sold. FT...

    12. May 19, 2016

      Rolls-Royce faces Nigeria corruption probe

      A UK probe into suspected bribery at Rolls-Royce, the engineering group, has spread to Nigeria in the latest blow to a...

    13. May 17, 2016

      Stocks slip as data fuel Fed rate chatter

      Tuesday 21:00 BST. Wall Street gave back most of the previous day’s strong gains as oil prices turned choppy and a...

    14. May 17, 2016

      Nigeria under fire for not tying fuel price and currency reform

      The Nigerian government’s decision to raise fuel prices is coming under fire and threatens to exacerbate the country’s...

    15. May 17, 2016

      Jet fuel shortages hit Nigerian airlines

      Several Nigerian airlines have cancelled and delayed domestic flights this week as yet another shortage — this time, of...

    16. Fast FT

      May 17, 2016

      Fuel shortage grounds Nigerian flights

      Several Nigerian airlines have cancelled and delayed domestic flights this week as yet another shortage–this time, of...

    17. Fast FT

      May 17, 2016

      Oil still pushing higher, supporting stocks

      Oil prices are continuing their march up toward $50 a barrel, providing support for equity gauges and...

    18. Fast FT

      May 17, 2016

      Asian markets higher as oil continues march to $50

      Oil prices continued their march toward $50 a barrel in Asia on Tuesday, providing support for regional stock markets...

    19. Fast FT

      May 17, 2016

      Fast Asia Open: Oil gives markets a boost

      A jump in oil prices overnight toward $50 a barrel, and strong gains for Apple shares helped Wall Street end a...

    20. Fast FT

      May 16, 2016

      Oil rally: reasons to be wary

      Oil prices have been rallying hard since hitting a 12-year low in January, with Brent crude, the gl0bal benchmark,...

    21. Fast FT

      May 16, 2016

      Treasury discloses Saudi Arabia's US debt holdings

      Saudi Arabia has emerged as one of the biggest holders of US government debt, according to data released on Monday by...

    22. May 16, 2016

      Brent crude extends rally to near $50 on supply fears

      The oil price moved closer to the $50-a-barrel mark for the first time since November, on growing supply disruptions in...

    23. Fast FT

      May 16, 2016

      Crude rally lifts US stocks

      The S&P 500, which has posted three consecutive weekly declines, rebounded on Monday as a rally in crude prices helped...

    24. May 16, 2016

      Africa has to go through its own industrial revolution

      Capitalism is failing Africa. A relatively small number of entrepreneurs have prospered on the continent in the past...

    25. May 16, 2016

      Gabon leader calls for western help to combat terrorist threat

      President Ali Bongo Ondimba of Gabon warned that western powers need to step up efforts to help combat militant Islam...

    26. Fast FT

      May 16, 2016

      Oil prices bounce to 7-month high

      Oil prices have climbed to a 7-month high this morning, lifted by supply disruptions in Nigeria, political wobbles in...

    27. Fast FT

      May 16, 2016

      Goldman upgrades oil outlook as supply glut reverses

      Goldman Sachs is getting bullish on oil – sort of. A supply deficit – driven by disruptions in Nigeria and robust...

    28. Fast FT

      May 16, 2016

      European stocks make downbeat start to week

      European stocks are on the back foot despite Asian bourses shrugging off more evidence of a slowing Chinese economy....

    29. May 15, 2016

      Fragile recovery in emerging markets

      An air of slightly uneasy calm hangs over the economies of emerging markets. EM asset prices — and currencies for the...

    30. May 15, 2016

      Fears rise of threat from Boko Haram-Isis collaboration

      West African leaders and their western allies warned that the threat posed by Boko Haram in Nigeria and neighbouring...

    31. May 14, 2016

      UK's Hammond says Nigeria's trials extend beyond Boko Haram

      Nigeria, in economic crisis, must multi-task to address a range of urgent security challenges, from stabilizing areas...

    32. May 13, 2016

      Cameron’s gaffe helps the fight against graft

      David Cameron’s remarks to Queen Elizabeth about the “fantastically corrupt” countries he was about to host, looked set...

    33. May 13, 2016

      Supply disruptions push oil prices higher

      Oil prices have been boosted over the past week by mounting supply disruptions but the existing glut has stopped crude...

    34. FT Alphaville

      May 13, 2016

      Who would buy London property in a market like this?

      A chart from Deutsche Bank to soothe the minds of London’s middle-class millennials, whose only shot at owning property...

    35. Fast FT

      May 13, 2016

      Coca-Cola Hellenic sales slip; Russia still drags

      Coca-Cola Hellenic suffered a dip in first-quarter net sales, as the Greek coke bottler faced declines in both its...

    36. Fast FT

      May 13, 2016

      Asian markets slide, oil reverses course, yen strengthens

      Most Asian markets went into reverse on Friday as the yen strengthened and oil gave back recent gains. Japan’s broad...

    37. May 12, 2016

      Banknotes company manager guilty of bribing Nigerian official

      A former manager of a polymer banknote manufacturer has been sentenced to 30 months in prison after being convicted of...

    38. May 12, 2016

      Delta threats push Nigeria crude output to 20-year low

      Nigeria faces a growing security threat in the Delta region, where Chevron and Royal Dutch Shell have shut down...

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