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Nigeria is at war. So why are so many generals potentially heading for retirement?

Nigeria is currently facing an asymmetrical war. There are battles against Islamist terrorists, bandits, militants, pirates and separatists, ... a situation which has placed the most populous African country as number three on the Institute for Economics and Peace's Global Terrorism Index. But policy and personnel changes mean that a large number of senior officials could be forced into retirement. With activists and analysts already sounding the alarm about the rise in insecurity, will those personnel changes have a major impact on how the country responds to these threats?

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Across Africa, the energy majors, such as Total, Shell and ENI have prioritised their gas developments. While they remain reluctant to take on new oil projects, they have not entirely abandoned hydrocarbons altogether, with natural gas experiencing an upswing.

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