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    1. April 23, 2015

      Plight of malaria victims and huge costs are a call to action

      Little Ahmed was restless and febrile as he sweated profusely in his wooden bed. His temperature soared despite his mother...

    2. April 21, 2015

      Nigeria’s president-elect faces poverty and rancour in oil-rich delta

      The Aridolf hotel in Yenagoa is an unlikely monument to kitsch on a reclaimed swamp in Nigeria’s oil-producing Niger delta....

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      Revised data show Nigeria’s economy is growing rapidly with gross domestic product muc...
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    1. FT Data

      April 20, 2015

      Can we rely on measures of extreme poverty?

      Due to a mix of scarce resources, methodological difficulties and poor incentives, much of the data collected on the world’s...

    2. April 15, 2015

      Nigeria central bank chief proposes selling down oil assets

      Nigeria’s incoming government should consider selling down its majority stakes in joint ventures with multinational oil...

    3. beyondbrics

      April 14, 2015

      State-level leadership in Nigeria holds key to future

      On the African continent, peaceful transitions of power through free and fair elections are a true rarity. Despite the odds,...

    4. April 13, 2015

      Buhari’s APC wins landslide victory in Nigeria state elections

      Nigeria’s opposition All Progressive’s Congress has won a landslide victory in state governorship elections, reinforcing the...

    5. April 12, 2015

      Nigeria’s opposition sweeps ahead in governor polls

      Nigeria’s opposition on Sunday looked set to consolidate its unprecedented victory in presidential‎ elections by sweeping a...

    6. April 5, 2015

      ‘Jagaban’ cements reputation as Nigeria’s Svengali in Buhari win

      From his redoubt on Bourdillon road in upmarket Lagos, a man popularly known as the Jagaban cemented his reputation this...

    7. April 3, 2015

      Muhammadu Buhari’s democratic rebirth

      Nigerians with a grounding in British history have found their analogy for General Muhammadu Buhari’s epic struggle to...

    8. The Exchange

      April 2, 2015

      Buhari’s second chance to give Nigerians hope

      When he starts work as Nigeria’s president in May, Muhammadu Buhari will inherit a deeply divided country — and one that...

    9. April 2, 2015

      Nigeria’s economy in charts: Buhari’s challenge

      Nigeria’s election has been won and the parties are in full swing. The markets are also jiving to an optimistic beat. But...

    10. April 1, 2015

      Remarkable outcome in Nigeria’s election

      Nigeria has defied all expectations. In the run up to last Saturday’s elections, politicians and analysts at home and abroad...

    11. April 1, 2015

      Buhari’s second chance to give Nigerians hope

      When he starts work as Nigeria’s president in May, Muhammadu Buhari will inherit a deeply divided country — and one that...

    12. beyondbrics

      April 1, 2015

      Nigeria’s elections – Africa’s shining moment

      The All Progressives Congress (APC), led by former military leader General Muhammadu Buhari, has won Nigeria’s presidential...

    13. April 1, 2015

      After initial euphoria, Buhari faces daunting task in Nigeria

      The dark clouds have lifted from Nigeria in the aftermath of Saturday’s fraught elections with a speed that has taken many...

    14. April 1, 2015

      Relief and euphoria sweep Nigeria after Buhari election victory

      Nigeria celebrates Buhari’s victory Relief and euphoria have swept Nigeria since Muhammadu Buhari was declared the winner in...

    15. March 31, 2015

      Nigeria Q&A: Impact of a Buhari victory

      Nigeria on Tuesday recorded one of the most significant political events on the continent since the 1994 election of Nelson...

    16. March 31, 2015

      Card reader technology cuts fraud risk in Nigeria poll

      Technology appears to have played a decisive role in ensuring Nigeria’s fraught elections were more credible than they have...

    17. March 31, 2015

      Buhari triumphs in historic Nigeria vote

      Muhammadu Buhari, the 72-year-old former military ruler, has won Nigeria’s presidential election, marking the first time in...

    18. March 30, 2015

      Nigeria poll counts shows signs of ‘interference’, warn US and UK

      Britain and the US said there were signs of “deliberate political interference” in the counting of votes in Nigeria’s...

    19. March 30, 2015

      US jobs report crowns active week ahead

      For investors the focus this week will probably switch from blockbuster corporate deals to economic and political...

    20. March 29, 2015

      Nigeria extends voting after tech problem hits polling stations

      Tensions were building in Nigeria on Sunday as partial results from presidential elections, posted unofficially on the...

    21. March 27, 2015

      Democracy on show in Africa’s modernist revolution

      Modern architecture spread rapidly across sub-Saharan Africa as its nations attained independence one by one. The...

    22. March 27, 2015

      Victor Ehikhamenor: Shaped by memory and tribal tradition

      “I was born in a village,” says Victor Ehikhamenor. “The majority of my art influences are from those village traditions of...

    23. March 27, 2015

      Insults thrown as Nigeria nears end of divisive election campaign

      The two principals in Nigeria’s cutthroat battle for political supremacy have appealed jointly for peace at the end of one...

    24. March 26, 2015

      Nigerian banks: wrong concentrations

      The more Nigeria tries to rebalance its economy away from oil and gas, the more it slips and gasps on the source of 35 per...

    25. March 26, 2015

      Africa’s soldiers of fortune join fight against Boko Haram

      A cast resembling the South African guns for hire who inspired the Hollywood thriller Blood Diamond is starring in Nigeria’s...

    26. March 25, 2015

      Fears for missing women and children after Nigerian rebels flee

      About 500 women and children are missing from the northeastern Nigerian town of Damasak which was liberated from Boko Haram...

    27. beyondbrics

      March 24, 2015

      bb review: is Nigeria really the most attractive frontier market?

      “Buy when there’s blood in the streets,” Baron Rothschild once famously said. Applying that wisdom to emerging markets,...

    28. March 22, 2015

      ‘Boko Haram: Inside Nigeria’s Unholy War’, by Mike Smith

      Boko Haram’s pledge of allegiance to Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant has seized attention for an insurgency that has...

    29. March 20, 2015

      S&P downgrades Nigeria as oil price and poll risks stir concern

      Standard & Poor’s has downgraded Nigeria’s credit rating to B+ from BB-, citing the impact of seven months of declining oil...

    30. March 15, 2015

      Movers & shakers: March 16

      Seyi Owodunni has moved to Emerging Capital Partners, the pan-African private equity firm, as managing director of the...

    31. March 13, 2015

      Afren shareholders’ stake cut to 11% after swap

      Afren, the Africa-focused oil and gas explorer, has agreed a recapitalisation plan with its lenders that will substantially...

    32. March 12, 2015

      The missing audit into Nigeria’s missing billions

      Goodluck Jonathan’s presidency in Nigeria has been defined as much by what has gone missing as by what his government has...

    33. The Exchange

      March 12, 2015

      The war against Boko Haram

      Last week Abubakar Shekau, leader of the Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram, reportedly pledged allegiance to the Islamic...

    34. FT Data

      March 12, 2015

      Open data in Burkina Faso

      This is a guest post by Liz Carolan, International Development Manager at the Open Data Institute Literally translated...

    35. March 10, 2015

      Muhammadu Buhari vows no witch-hunt if he wins Nigeria presidency

      Muhammadu Buhari is under no illusion about the circumstances he will inherit should he this month become the first...

    36. March 8, 2015

      ‘Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global Security’, by Sarah Chayes: On tour with kleptocrats and their cronies

      In a 2009 video, a prominent Egyptian denounced the venality of rulers in the Islamic world. “Popular awareness,” he said,...

    37. March 8, 2015

      Nigeria’s Boko Haram declares allegiance to Isis

      LONDON — Nigeria’s militant Islamist group Boko Haram on Saturday pledged allegiance to the Islamic State of Iraq and the...

    38. March 6, 2015

      Jobs report deepens emerging market rout

      The rout in emerging market currencies accelerated after Friday’s better than expected US jobs report sent the US dollar...

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