President Muhammadu Buhari made it clear when he came into office: "We will no longer allow our markets to be flooded with things we can produce ... ourselves. We must believe in our system. Whenever you need my intervention at any time, please come to me."
A street vendor sells her wares by the light of a kerosene wick lamp in Lagos, Nigeria. Nigeria claims ownership of one of the world's great ... energy reserves, but corruption and mismanagement leave Africa's oil giant chronically short of electricity. SUNDAY ALABAMA/AP/SIPA. By: Max Bankole Jarrett Africa is rich in resources and opportunities. In so many fields, however, the continent is yet to hit its stride, often because there is not enough political will to manage resources better and create necessary incentives. Africa's energy crisis is a prime example.