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Roll-out for first made-in-Nigeria cars

Nigeria, now officially Africa’s largest economy, has joined the ranks of countries that manufacture vehicles locally. The Innoson Vehicle Manufacturing Company Limited (IVM) rolled out …

Spreading African TV and film magic

Our Nigeria Correspondent, Fredrick Mordi meets Wangi Mba-Uzoukwu, the regional director, M-Net West Africa. She talks about the changing TV landscape in Africa and how …

Nigeria Elections in Focus

This month, on the 14th (now postponed to 28th March), Nigeria, Africa’s biggest economy and most populous country, goes to the polls to elect a …

Nigeria: Belt-tightening time again

The current slump in the price of oil in the global market has forced the Nigerian government to announce austerity measures aimed at cushioning its …

How Nigeria beat Ebola

Nigeria has shown that with knowledge, rapid and coordinated interventions and painstaking follow-up, the deadly Ebola virus can not only be stopped in its tracks, …

Nigeria: Return of the banking czars

Two of Nigeria’s legendary bankers, Jim Ovia, founder of Zenith Bank Plc, and Tony Elumelu, the former chief executive of the United Bank for Africa …

Nigeria 2015 Elections: The gathering storm

Even though Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan has yet to openly declare his intention to contest next year’s Presidential election, his body language seems to leave …

Nigeria overtakes rival South Africa

Following the rebasing of its GDP in April, Nigeria overtook South Africa to become Africa’s largest economy. But what does all this mean in real …

Dreams of greatness

President Goodluck Jonathan has launched an industrialisation plan that is aimed at turning Nigeria into one of the top 10 economies of the world. But …