9 August 2022
Human Rights Watch
Insecurity Grips Nation’s Capital
A series of attacks and threats within close proximity of Nigeria’s seat of government in Abuja by Islamist and other armed groups are causing fear and apprehension among citizens in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and across the country, Human Rights Watch said today…

Sahara Reporters
Nigeria Ranks Fourth On World Bank Debtors’ List With $13bn Debt Stock
According to the newly released World Bank Fiscal Year 2022 audited financial statements for IDA, Nigeria has risen to fourth place, with $13 billion in IDA debt stock as of June 30, 2022…

8 August 2022
Channels TV
2023 Elections: Impact Of PVC Registration Ahead Of The Polls
SBM Intelligence’s Head of Research, Ikemesit Effiong analysed the company’s report on INEC’s just concluded Continuous Voters Registration and its implications for Nigeria’s national elections in 2023…

6 August 2022
Punch
Arms: Why Amotekun, Benue corps may not get AK-47 licence
There are strong indications that moves by some governors to secure licences for their respective volunteer corps to carry assault rifles and combat the raging insecurity in their domain may continue to hit a brick wall…

5 August 2022
AFP
From coffee to toothpaste, Nigerians buy small as hardships bite
From five grams of toothpaste to 10 millilitres of cooking oil, many Nigerians struggling with soaring prices now buy their basic necessities in small quantities packed in tiny plastic bags to be consumed on the same day…

4 August 2022
Nigeria Info
The CBN Needs to Stop Funding the Federal Government – Development Analyst
A report by the credit rating agency Agusto & Co. notes that the federal government’s borrowing from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) will increase to ₦23.2 trillion by the end of 2022…

3 August 2022
BusinessDay
How poverty, insecurity crippling Nigeria’s economy and businesses
Last week, the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) said Nigeria’s debt service-to-revenue ratio has become the highest in the world, as the amount spent by the Federal Government on servicing debts exceeded what it earned in the first four months of this year…

1 August 2022
Business Insider
Popular Nigerian foods like jollof rice are getting more expensive —and it’s forcing locals to change their diets, and even eat less
On a normal day, Adeniyi Shoremi would eat three square meals. Breakfast for Shoremi who lives in Lagos, Nigeria would be bread, eggs, and a chocolate milkshake. For lunch, he would eat fufu (balls of dough made from cassava) with vegetable soup…

Pass Blue
UN Report Fails to Recognize Major Child Abductions in Parts of Nigeria
The United Nations verified the abduction of 4,278 children in 21 countries last year in its recent annual report on children and armed conflict, but it failed to acknowledge widespread kidnappings throughout northwest and north-central Nigeria that were recorded by one of its own agencies in 2021…