Search for Nigeria and
  1. NEW

    6:09PM

    Cordon sanitaire tightens around west African states to beat Ebola

    The dystopian vision conjured up in Hollywood scare movies such as Outbreak and Contagion is creeping closer to reality as...

  2. August 19, 2014

    Shoprite: still not on sale

    Owning Shoprite is a play on, first, a rebound in South Africa’s resource-driven economy and, second, the African consumer....

Special Reports

  1. Investing in Nigeria

    Revised data show Nigeria’s economy is growing rapidly with gross domestic product muc...
  2. Nigeria: Energy 2013

    Hopes rise in battle to beat power deficit...
Search more Special Reports on this topic.

  1. August 19, 2014

    Drama in treacherous territory

    Colonialism is a fraught subject for drama. Any attempt to put it onstage will meet with a swarm of questions – not least...

  2. August 14, 2014

    Moody’s warns Ebola virus could damage west Africa economies

    Moody’s Investors Service has warned that “beyond the tragic loss of life” the Ebola virus could wreak “significant”...

  3. August 10, 2014

    Guinea shuts borders in bid to halt Ebola

    CONAKRY, Aug 9 – Guinea closed its borders with Sierra Leone and Liberia on Saturday in a bid to halt the spread of an Ebola...

  4. August 10, 2014

    Ex-BG Group chief executive joins InterOil

    Chris Finlayson, the former chief executive of BG Group, has found a new home as chairman of InterOil, the New York-listed...

  5. August 8, 2014

    World Health Organisation declares Ebola international emergency

    The World Health Organisation has declared the largest Ebola outbreak on record an international emergency but stopped short...

  6. August 6, 2014

    The Ebola virus that saps Liberia’s economic recovery

    The outbreak of Ebola that began in west Africa and has claimed victims as far east as Nigeria will darken the lives of...

  7. August 5, 2014

    Ghana tarnishes ‘Africa rising’ story

    The world has become used to the idea of Africa being on the march. In the past decade, after two decades of stagnation, the...

  8. August 5, 2014

    African corporates gain appetite for debt

    When Helios Towers Nigeria needed to raise funds earlier this year, it did not turn to a bank for a loan. Instead,...

  9. August 4, 2014

    Pentagon confronts militant dilemma in Africa

    The hum of US drones is becoming more familiar over African skies. From Nigeria to Somalia, US military presence on the...

  10. August 3, 2014

    G4S powers up robotic security

    It’s not exactly RoboCop. But it is a robot security guard – and it could be patrolling office floors within just 10 years,...

  11. August 3, 2014

    US-Africa oil trade wanes after shale revolution

    There used to be a joke in the oil industry that you could walk from the US to Nigeria without getting your feet wet – just...

  12. August 1, 2014

    Kidnap attack shows an expanding Boko Haram now targeting Cameroon

    The family of Amadou Ali, Cameroon’s vice-prime minister, was ready to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, the holiday marking the end of...

  13. August 1, 2014

    Women in Business – Onyanta Adama, MBA student

    Onyanta Adama is an MBA student at Lagos Business School in Nigeria and team leader of Ripple, one of the teams shortlisted...

  14. August 1, 2014

    Chevron boosted by strong crude demand

    Chevron, the second-ranked US oil major by market capitalisation, delivered improved quarterly earnings of $5.7bn as strong...

  15. FT Photo Diary

    July 31, 2014

    Down and out in Glasgow

    Andrew Winning/Reuters Ifeoma Nwoye of Nigeria is carried away by her coach after she lost her women’s freestyle 55kg...

  16. July 31, 2014

    Key dates in 400-year history between US and Africa

    It is in recognition of the changing times that the White House has invited 50 African heads of state, alongside hundreds of...

  17. July 31, 2014

    Investor, by their writedowns so shall you know them

    You can tell a lot about a company by its exceptionals. The extent to which businesses recognise these recurrent one-offs in...

  18. July 29, 2014

    Cost cutting pushes up profits at PZ Cussons

    Currency weakness wiped £12m off sterling profits at PZ Cussons, the maker of Imperial Leather and St Tropez tanning lotion,...

  19. July 28, 2014

    Borders closed to tackle Ebola outbreak

    West African nations have imposed travel restrictions in a last-ditch attempt to stop the worst ever outbreak of Ebola, a...

  20. July 28, 2014

    Q&A: Why the Ebola outbreak is causing such concern

    Ebola spreads West Africa is grappling with the worst-ever outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus. Once confined to rural...

  21. July 27, 2014

    Boko Haram kidnaps wife of Cameroon politician

    Boko Haram militants have kidnapped the wife of Cameroon’s vice-prime minister, one of the most audacious attacks by the...

  22. July 11, 2014

    The new baby boom

    The grey tower blocks that wrap around the Gascoigne Children’s Centre in Barking, east London, are in various forms of...

  23. July 6, 2014

    UK charity collaborates with MBAs to improve cancer care

    More than 40 students from business schools in Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas will assist World Child Cancer this...

  24. July 6, 2014

    Gunmen kill 22 in Kenya coast attacks

    Al-Qaeda-linked militants have claimed responsibility for overnight massacres along Kenya’s coast – the third such attack in...

  25. July 4, 2014

    Meet the dean: Enase Okonedo, Lagos Business School

    Enase Okonedo believes she has one of the most difficult deans’ jobs in the world. As boss of Lagos Business School in...

  26. June 29, 2014

    The Academic Week Ahead

    Monday – June 30 Visit Italy 55 delegates from 20 business schools across Europe are meeting at an Association of MBAs forum...

  27. FT Photo Diary

    June 27, 2014

    Faces of the missing

    Erik De Castro/Reuters Students from an all-girls Catholic school, St Scholastica’s College, wear masks depicting kidnapped...

  28. June 25, 2014

    More than 20 killed in Nigeria blast

    At least 21 people were killed and 17 badly injured on Wednesday when a suspected car bomb exploded outside a shopping...

  29. FT Photo Diary

    June 25, 2014

    Getting Messi at the World Cup

    Stefano Rellandini/Reuters Argentinian fans wear masks as they attend the 2014 World Cup Group F football match against...

  30. beyondbrics

    June 24, 2014

    Geopolitics eclipse EM growth as top investor worry - survey

    Geopolitical risks rank as the top worry among global investors, eclipsing economic concerns such as a weakening Chinese...

  31. June 22, 2014

    Governor’s election signals strength of ruling party in Nigeria

    Nigeria’s ruling People’s Democratic party has regained control of a state in the opposition-dominated southwest in a vote...

  32. June 20, 2014

    Shell wins early round in Nigeria case

    The High Court has ruled in favour of Shell on a number of pre-trial issues ahead of a court case being brought by 15,000...

  33. beyondbrics

    June 20, 2014

    Internet retailer tapping into diaspora dollars

    Money sent home by Nigeria’s emigrant workers traditionally covers basic expenses like housing, education and medicine....

  34. beyondbrics

    June 19, 2014

    New York morning espresso

    ** FT News ** * Pentagon cautious on Iraq air strikes | Obama administration considers drones, but military officials say...

  35. June 18, 2014

    Liechtenstein agrees to return Abacha’s stolen €167m to Nigeria

    Liechtenstein’s government has agreed to return to Nigeria €167m linked to the late General Sani Abacha, ending the...

  36. beyondbrics

    June 18, 2014

    Guest post: how fast is Africa really growing?

    By Razia Khan of Standard Chartered Bank Africa is rising, but poor data availability means that we can’t be sure by how...

  37. June 12, 2014

    PZ Cussons profits hit by weak currencies

    PZ Cussons, the company behind Imperial Leather and Carex soaps, said that its full-year profits would have been 17 per cent...

  38. June 12, 2014

    Kenya increases size of economy by fifth in statistical revision

    Kenya’s economy is a fifth larger than previously estimated, the government has told foreign investors looking to buy into...

Search for Nigeria and

RELATED VIDEOS

Videos from FT.com that closely match this topic

  1. Dean of Lagos Business School says Nigeria poses particular c...
    July 4, 2014

    Dean of Lagos Business School says Nigeria poses partic...

  2. Lex on Shell’s Q2 results...
    August 1, 2013

    Lex on Shell’s Q2 results

  3. Xan Rice reports on the retailers aiming to improve access to...
    May 14, 2013

    Xan Rice reports on the retailers aiming to improve acc...