30 August 2018
Nigeria’s Senate head Saraki says he’ll run for presidency
Nigerian Senate President Bukola Saraki said he’ll challenge President Muhammadu Buhari as leader of Africa’s most populous country in 2019 elections…

23 August 2018
Nigeria does not know if it wants to be a socialist or capitalist country
Nigeria’s government often struggles with the idea of a free market, on one hand, it woos investors about the potential of doing business in Nigeria but on the other, it often tries to dictate how their businesses should be run…

21 August 2018
Pulse NG
Social media bots cast dubious shadow over next year’s elections
With Nigeria’s 2019 polls getting ever nearer, politicians are employing every weapon in their arsenals and bots are their shiny new playthings…

20 August 2018
Al Jazeera
Deadly cattle raids in Zamfara: Nigeria’s ‘ignored’ crisis
Besides Boko Haram attacks in northeastern Nigeria and the pastoralist crisis across the central region’s lush vegetation belt, a lesser-known conflict is brewing in the northwest, and casualties are rising…

16 August 2018
Buhari’s not-so-secret weapon to win Nigeria’s vote: Incumbency
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s party may be wracked by defections and his battles against corruption and an Islamist rebellion under fire, but he has one crucial advantage in securing re-election: incumbency…

15 August 2018
CNBC Africa
Tackling Nigeria’s security challenges
The Nigerian army recently uncovered an online platform used by a faction of Boko Haram to recruit new members, this comes days after a recent protest by soldiers in Maiduguri over their redeployment, a move the army described as “unscrupulous”…

Nigeria is trying to spend its way out of extreme poverty by cash handouts
The Nigerian government has just launched a collateral-free loan scheme which will see two million petty traders receive $28 repayable in six months…

2 August 2018
Al Jazeera
In Nigeria, Anglophone Cameroonians turn to low paid labour
Thousands who fled a government crackdown on protests struggle for basic necessities in neighbouring Nigeria…

1 August 2018
Nigeria’s ruling APC bleeds as key figures abandon Buhari
Nigerian leader Muhammadu Buhari lost a key supporter in his northern stronghold, a day after the senate president walked out of the ruling party amid a wave of defections to a swelling opposition movement ahead of elections in February…