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Nigeria’s currency crisis; How to make a hard-currency shortage worse. The Economist

Mar 19th 2016 | ABUJA THE mutterings of discontent are growing louder in Nigeria’s street markets. The price of a bag of rice has surged by 12.5% in the past month. Supplies of bread have dwindled after bakers turned off their ovens to protest about the…Read More

Majority Nigerians unimpressed by Buhari government’s anti-corruption war – Transparency International

An overwhelming number of Nigerians think corruption is on the rise and that the government is doing little to fight it, a new survey by Transparency International and Afrobarometre published on Tuesday, has shown. The report, which is a result of a survey…Read More


NIGERIA IS A PATHETIC COUNTRY! “Nigeria's national budget is 5 trillion Naira? [in 2013] Nigeria is not a poor country then, Nigeria is a miserable country. Five trillion Naira would be something like 33 billion USD or some 25 billion Euros. And this is the…Read More

CORRUPTION: Why Africa/Nigeria Isn't Rising By James Gibney

To understand why, pick up Tom Burgis's "The Looting Machine," a bracing look at why a continent blessed with one-third of the world's hydrocarbon and mineral wealth remains mired in poverty and dysfunction. A former Africa correspondent for the Financial…Read More

Killing of Shite members: AJ demands impartial, competent panel

Access to Justice condemns in the strongest terms the attack on Sheikh Ibrahim El Zak-Zakyand members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (Shiite Sect) in Zaria on Saturday 12thDecember, 2015 by a detachment of the Nigerian Army accompanying the Chief of Army…Read More

Okorocha Puts Imo in Chains BY SHAKA MOMODU

There is this man with a deceptive appearance from the South-east, Imo State to be precise, who pretends he has what it takes to be the president of Nigeria. In his convoluted and banal imagination, he believes he is the best thing to have come out of the…Read More

CORRUPTION: Tensions build in Nigeria's oil-rich Niger Delta

In the March election, Delta voters backed Jonathan, their local "son", and largely kept their cool when he conceded. But handouts to the youths and former militants have not been paid for three months, according to "Ex-General Pastor" Reuben Wilson who…Read More
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