Investing in Nigeria

Nigeria is a country buzzing with creative energy, from its vibrant start-ups to its irreverent comedy scene. But it is still dogged by infrastructure and security challenges

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Entrepreneurs are springing up throughout the nation’s cities and countryside

Buhari’s government insists it has done enough to make a difference

From banking to cargo bikes to coding, entrepreneurs are attracting capital

A new satirical talk show is also a call to action for the nation’s youth

The optimism that greeted President Buhari’s election has dimmed as time runs out to drive reforms

Challenge is on to provide country’s youth with a reason to stay on the land

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Diamond Bank’s Uzoma Dozie believes the future of the industry lies with digital start-ups

Government called upon to ease the way for new roads and power stations

Investigation demonstrates how tough it can be to track down lost funds

Multinationals looking to enter the market should think digitally

Emmanuel Kachikwu, minister of state for petroleum resources, on closing the infrastructure gap

Crippled by debt, many local companies are on borrowed time

Blackouts blight the country but start-ups are helping to solve the energy puzzle

One in three people will have access to mobile internet by 2020

Tales of aliens, radicals and criminals complement nation’s rich literary tradition

The rise of value beers, encouraged by the naira’s decline, has transformed the industry

Experts size up the country’s political and economic prospects

From Boko Haram militants to financial crisis, leader has faced huge problems