While the ruling party maintains its grand plans to to transform the economy, critical voices are asking why agricultural production is not meeting targets and how the regime will hold itself accountable. Fulfilling late premier Meles's vision was never going to be easy.
- Thursday, 16 May 2013 17:12
- Gillian Parker in Abuja
With high overheads and poor access to loans, SMEs are suffering. The central bank has launched several risk-sharing schemes to try to boost the sector.
- Monday, 22 April 2013 11:17
- Nicholas Norbrook in Lagos
Through a confluence of good fortune, his own initiative and a team of reform-minded ministers President Goodluck Jonathan is stacking up arguments for re-election in 2015. But his critics are vocal and have formed a new opposition coalition, while pretenders lurk in the ranks of his own party.