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NIGERIA | The cost of cheaper petrol

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The government spends a huge amount of money subsiding the electricity and petrol sectors, but in the end is it worth the cost?

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"The World Bank and IMF are necessary evils" Julius Maada Bio, President, Sierra Leone

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The former military leader and current president talks to The Africa Report about cleaning up government, his free universal education programme and development finance

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PTW | The big 2019 governorship races

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Here are the men in the spotlight for governorship elections in five crucial geopolitical zones: the North East, South South, North West, South West and Middle Belt

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NIGERIA | Too close for comfort

Me, myself and I: Atiku Abubakar on the campaign trail - PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP

The Africa Report looks at the promises and performances of the two top contenders for the February 2019 presidential race as they trade insults, outline their platforms and rally their regional bases. For analysts on both sides the election boils down to who do people trust to get Nigeria out of its doldrums

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Selling our crown jewels isn’t the solution - Yemi Osinbajo

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Ahead of the February 2019 elections, Nigeria’s vice-president talks to The Africa Report about how free-marketism does not hold all the answers for Nigeria and how the APC government plans to win voters on issues like corruption, security and devolution

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The old order has delivered misery - Obiageli ‘Oby’ Ezekwesili

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Presidential candidate of The Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, Obiageli ‘Oby’ Ezekwesili, talks to The Africa Report about the education crisis and the need for the politics of ideas rather than personality

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