IN THE ANALYSIS

Chart of the week: A new source of tension

Last year, the People's Gazette newspaper reported lopsided recruitment into Nigeria's secret police, the DSS. Like an earlier recruitment scandal in 2017, the recruitment patterns heavily favoured Nigeria's North-East and North-West geopolitical zones, potentially tipping the balance of the country's security architecture in favour of those regions for decades to come ...
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ANALYSIS

Scorecard – assessing our 2019 predictions

2019, like any other, has been an eventful year in ...
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What does Boris Johnson’s Britain mean for Nigeria?

Anti-immigrant sentiment is seldom fully rational, and one cannot understand ...
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The week ahead – Powering down

State Security Service officials forcefully rearrested journalist, activist and former ...
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The week ahead – Sound the alarm

The World Bank has said that Nigeria may become home ...
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Video: Who does the Social Media Bill affect?

The Executive arm of Nigeria’s government has for a while ...
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The week ahead – Give unto Caesar

Investment inflows into Nigeria declined by $460 million from $5.82 ...
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Trade needs a boost

Now that the Q3 2019 GDP results have been released ...
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The week ahead – Maybe it is rocket science

On 15 November, the Supreme Court said all allegations raised ...
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The week ahead – Meter watch

Visa has confirmed that it has acquired a stake in ...
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The week ahead – Who runs this show?

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the extension of Nigeria’s border ...
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ISIS no more

US President, Donald Trump has announced that Abu-Bakr al-Baghdadi, leader ...
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The week ahead – Spot the mismatch

The Supreme Court has dismissed the appeal filed by the ...
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Video: Rice, and Nigeria’s border

From independence till the mid-1970s, Nigeria's domestic rice production was ...
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The week ahead – Facing a reset

Over the weekend, the police in Kaduna State confirmed the ...
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The week ahead – The long walk

The FG and unions have finally agreed on the percentage ...
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The week ahead – Disconnected

President Buhari has presented his proposal for Nigeria’s 2020 budget ...
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Stalemate: Boko Haram’s new strategy means fewer attacks

At its peak in 2014, the Boko Haram insurgency saw ...
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The week ahead – Widen the net

New data from the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) ...
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The week ahead – Empty boxes

The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) said the country’s ...
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The week ahead – Working at cross purposes

The Central Bank of Nigeria has announced additional charges on ...
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How do the Saudi attacks affect Nigeria?

A swarm of drones set off a chain of explosions ...
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The week ahead – Tightening screws

Nigeria’s economy saw a decline of $3.2 billion in investment ...
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The week ahead – Ubuntu no more

The United Nations special rapporteur on extrajudicial killings condemned rising ...
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