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Nigeria: Mind the gap

Africa is experiencing a sustained period of strong economic growth, which has led to an emerging middle class with more disposable income, who can afford …

Nigeria’s Uche Orji : Investing in investment

Uche Orji is the chief executive of the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA), tasked with harnessing the investment potential of the country’s substantial hydrocarbon revenues. …

Development: Which way Nigeria?

The credit for the headline of this story goes to the late Sonny Okosun, one of Nigeria’s virtuosi of highlife music during his lifetime. The …

Salutations and tributes to Chinua Achebe

Launched at the 40th  African Literature Association Conference on 10  April in Johannesburg, the book attracted 49 eminent writers and academics from the African literary …

Nollywood: Not just a single plot

The beautiful people were out in force on a balmy June evening in Paris, as one of the newest film festivals in the French city …

Separating symbolism from reality?

Is the perception of Africa still being a client state of the West a reality? Let’s look elsewhere at a real client master/relationship. The US …

Nigeria’s unfolding power reform programme

Ejiro Barrett. The construction of critical infrastructure is urgently being rolled out, and dedicated efforts to improve regulations within the sector have commenced. The reconstitution …

Missing in Plain View

Karl Marx famously quipped that history repeats itself – first as tragedy, then as farce. In the Chibok kidnappings, many factors are at play. Then …