IN THE ANALYSIS

Chart of the week: Petrol in West Africa

Of the 18 countries in West Africa, nine, including Nigeria, have seen petrol prices drop in dollar terms in the two years since 2018. Nigeria's petrol prices remain by far the lowest in the region ...
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ANALYSIS

Chart of the week: Petrol in West Africa

Of the 18 countries in West Africa, nine, including Nigeria, ...
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The week ahead – Please break glass

A large number of Nigerian households could not afford to ...
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Libya: The struggles within and without

On 20 July 2020, Egypt’s parliament, in a unanimous decision, ...
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The week ahead – A thousand knives

In recent security news, the 333 Artillery Barracks in Maiduguri, ...
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The SBM Jollof Index – Fishing for good prices

Since 2016, SBM Intelligence has curated the Jollof Index by ...
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The week ahead – Missing a trick

Ibrahim Magu, who has acted as the chairman of the ...
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Ndayishimiye: Is the new boss the same as the old boss?

In 2015, Burundi lurched into its worst economic and political ...
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Chart of the week: Comparing COVID numbers

Testing remains an issue in Nigeria. Last week, the government ...
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The week ahead – Tales by moonlight

Nigeria lifted the ban placed on interstate travel on Wednesday, ...
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The week ahead – Fault lines

President Buhari has backed Victor Giadom as acting National Chairman ...
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Rivers of blood: Gang violence in Nigeria’s garden state

Since military rule ended in Nigeria in 1999, gang activities ...
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The week ahead – Time out

Members of the National Association of Resident Doctors have embarked ...
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Video: 8 May 1945 and Africa

This video is an excursion through the history of the ...
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The week ahead – It looks unhinged

A Premium Times investigation across Nigeria’s six geo-political regions has ...
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The week ahead – Brace for impact

Nigeria’s economy grew 1.87 percent in real terms in the ...
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The week ahead – Losing control

Two sources of foreign exchange for Nigeria took a hit ...
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Chart of the week: The SBM state health preparedness index

A note on the methodology: in the first version of ...
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The week ahead – Unprepared to upset the apple cart

About 23,000 residents in northwest Nigeria ravaged by violence have ...
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Victory in Europe, Africa and the current world order

On the 8th of May 1945, Admiral Karl Doenitz signed ...
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The week ahead – Community service

Data from the National Bureau of Statistics show that 82.9 ...
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Nigeria after COVID-19

Nigeria faces a new bout of economic uncertainty arising from ...
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The week ahead – The clouds thicken

Abba Kyari, died on 17 April, after struggling for many ...
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Video: The new scramble for Africa

The world is undergoing a major geopolitical realignment. In all ...
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Chart of the week: Trouble for the sharing formula

Signs of trouble are brewing as the Federation Account Allocation ...
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