Paris is working on a new, and fairer way to engage with Africa, especially as it looks to expand its bilateral relationship with Nigeria - the ... biggest economy on the continent, says Franck Riester, France's minister of foreign trade and attractiveness, in an interview from Abuja
Returnees who moved back to their native states in southern Nigeria -- including Akwa Ibom, Delta, Rivers, Ondo and Bayela -- have largely been ... left to their own devices, as political maneuverings stall almost every opportunity to resettle and reintegrate the returnees.
Nigeria's ruling party and main opposition are both stumped: each have heavyweight contenders whose shot at the presidency is stymied by an informal ... political arrangement, which holds that power should rotate between the north and the south. Bola Tinubu, Atiku Abubakar, Yahya Bello... the list of politicians kicking against zoning taboos, grows by the day. Already, there are fears of a faction of the ruling APC breaking away if it does not get the candidate it wants.
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President Muhammadu Buhari has embarked on another medical tourism trip to the UK for two weeks. By the time he comes back to the country next ... week, he will have spent more than 200 days going on medical tourism since he was sworn-in as Nigeria’s President in May 2015. In comparison, millions of Nigerians do not have access to healthcare and have no form of health insurance cover.
The International Monetary Fund managing director Kristalina Georgieva says the IMF spent nearly $300bn in resuscitating the global economy when ... Covid-19 struck. There are unorthodox noises being made at the top of the institution best known for austerity in public spending. What comes next as rich countries bounce back and poor countries stay on the mat? And will the IMF run out of money? An exclusive interview with the head of the IMF.
In an article published in 1994 titled 'The Coming Anarchy', the American journalist Robert Kaplan predicted an impending Armageddon for West ... Africa due to what he considered its notoriety for breeding crime, coups and tyrannical regimes. 26 years later, it bears examining whether the region has measured up to this grim forecast.
Too often, founders and executives of businesses in Nigeria do not leave a trace of what they have done. In this review of 'Leaving the Tarmac. ... Buying a Bank in Africa' by the founder of Coronation Capital, and Managing Director of Access Bank, Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, Folahanmi Fagbule celebrates the transparency delivered by biography.