The Nigerian business community and international investors into Africa's most populous country are still reeling from the shock of the suspension of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governor Lamido Sanusi.
- Friday, 28 February 2014 17:07
- Thursday, 20 February 2014 13:15
Lamido Sanusi leaves as he began, not with a whimper, but with a bang. And in a sense, it was ever going to be thus: the closely-woven elites that have monopolised power in Nigeria for decades only allowed a reformer into such a powerful position as central bank governor because of the unprecedented financial collapse of 2009.
- Thursday, 06 February 2014 15:48
- Heinrich Bohmke
As South Africans ponder the failed DA-Agang attempt at constructing a hybrid political machine that did not run mainly on racial fuel, an alliance of the country's politically inclined labour unions appears to be holding.
- Tuesday, 28 January 2014 12:09
- Konye Obaji Ori
Nigeria's newly appointed Chief of Defence Staff, Air Marshal Alex Bade boasted recently that the violent Islamist sect, Boko Haram insurgency, which has devastated the North East part of Nigeria, "will end by April this year". But Bade's statement defies the belief that beyond the Boko Haram insurgency lie the consequences and implications of the sect on religious relations and public perceptions of unity and statehood.