In this week's pick of some our favourite discussions over 2020-2021, we revisit the making of the nation of Nigeria. Its turbulent history has ... plenty to tell us about the current malaise. After all, as the poet Maya Angelou once said: "If you don't know where you have come from, you don't know where you are going."
The post-war reconstruction coincided with huge rise in oil prices, and the rise of China’s presence in Africa.
Some $600bn was generated in oil sales over that period. A large chunk of it went missing.
So where did all the money go? Who are the characters involved? What is being done to get it back?
In the latest edition of The Africa Report magazine, we investigate.
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