Nigeria

 
Turn Africa’s cities into vertical farms
Turn Africa’s cities into vertical farms
African cities, according to a World Bank report, are home to 472-million people — almost half of Africa’s total population. This number is...
Nigeria's new minimum wage: Too much to ask?
Nigeria's new minimum wage: Too much to ask?
On the campaign trail for re-election in February, Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari may have spoken too soon when he backed an initiative to...
Border delays because officials can
Border delays because officials can
Many African governments have, in the past few years, made it easier to travel across borders on the continent. But, as a South African, it is...
Foreign investment continues to dip in Nigeria as HSBC, UBS exit
Foreign investment continues to dip in Nigeria as HSBC, UBS exit
Two global banking corporations – HSBC and UBS – have closed their offices in Nigeria in yet another blow to foreign direct investment in the...
Mo Ibrahim: Africa’s decade of ‘lost opportunity’
Mo Ibrahim: Africa’s decade of ‘lost opportunity’
The 2018 African governance index was released this week. It’s not good news.
Nigeria and Benin make a new break for the border
Nigeria and Benin make a new break for the border
Nigeria's southwestern border with Benin is notoriously chaotic. Travellers and traders battle corrupt officials, hawkers and buzzing moto-taxis...
Nigeria president to run for second term with party endorsement
Nigeria president to run for second term with party endorsement
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will run for a second term in polls scheduled for February 2019 after his party announced his candidacy on...
A billion youths in Africa will be unemployable
A billion youths in Africa will be unemployable
It is time for an entrepreneurial and knowledge revolution in Africa. Only a properly educated workforce and entrepreneurial class will have the...
West Africa’s failed 'war on drugs'
West Africa’s failed 'war on drugs'
Lagos – No matter where you look in West Africa, drug laws are failing. Despite tough sentencing guidelines and zero-tolerance...
Buhari sets out pitch for re-election in keynote speech
Buhari sets out pitch for re-election in keynote speech
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday made his final independence day address to the nation before elections next year, effectively...
Is Nigeria’s youth corps worthwhile?
Is Nigeria’s youth corps worthwhile?
Kwara State — When Tolu Babayemi got the call telling her that she was being sent to Kwara State, North Central Nigeria, for...
Nigeria hits MTN with new, $2bn tax bill
Nigeria hits MTN with new, $2bn tax bill
Nigeria has ordered Africa's leading mobile operator MTN to pay back taxes of $2-billion just days after the government ordered it to repatriate...

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