30 June 2019
Al Jazeera
West Africa bloc adopts ‘ECO’ as name of planned shared currency
Leaders of a 15-nation West African bloc have called for greater structural reforms as they step up efforts for the introduction of a shared currency, aimed to be launched in 2020…

29 June 2019
Report suggests ECOWAS region may never achieve a single currency
As Leaders of West African countries converge for the highly anticipated Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) summit today, 29th June in Abuja, the recommendation for the single regional currency is expected to be approved. However, huge obstacles are in the way to halt any chance of a single currency agreement among the countries…

24 June 2019
Petroleum Economist
Wave of delta kidnappings rings alarm bells
Fears that militant violence and sabotage in the Niger delta are about to take off again has been fuelled by a spate of kidnappings of oil industry workers over recent weeks…

20 June 2019
Upstream Online
Hopes London talks can net $7 billion of foreign direct investment into sector
Nigeria aims to attract some $7 billion of foreign direct investment into the upstream oil and gas sector based on deals under negotiation in London this week, according to Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) managing director…

11 June 2019
CNBC Africa
Ahmad Lawan elected as Nigeria’s Senate President
Legislators of Nigeria’s 9th National Assembly have elected Senator Ahmad Lawan as Senate President of the upper chambers. While Senator Ovie Omo-Agege clinched the position of the Deputy Senate President…

10 June 2019
Relief Web
Widespread violence ushers in President’s new term
The Nigeria elections in 2019 that brought President Muhammadu Buhari back into office for a second term were marred by political violence, some of it by soldiers and police officers, Human Rights Watch said…

5 June 2019
Nigeria’s oil thieves roar back even as militants kept in check
Just as Nigeria gets to grips with militants who brought the nation’s oil industry to its knees a few years ago, another group of longstanding foes are slowly making a comeback: thieves…

3 June 2019
Premium Times
How Buhari’s Tradermoni, CCT, could ‘ve raised financial inclusion
Shuaibu Sani from Gidan Tsika village in Kiyawa Local Government Area of Jigawa State is a beneficiary of the government Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programme. From the ₦10,000 he is paid bi-monthly, he manages to save ₦600…