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Nigeria demands MTN return $8bn

Nigeria’s central bank has ordered MTN to return $8.1bn back to the West African, reviving a conflict that was thought to have been resolved in 2017.…

Addressing the access-to-energy challenge in Nigeria

In sub-Saharan Africa, lack of access to reliable energy is one of the most pressing social and economic development issues and is a significant contributor to the abysmal outcomes in health, nutrition, food security, education, security, business competitiveness, and employment.…

Should development trump democracy?

Since leaving office in 2015, former Nigerian finance minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has proved a dogged critic of Africa’s status quo, advocating for climate change action, scientific progress and economic development while highlighting the iniquities of corruption and misrule in many African states.…