The Outlook
The Forecast: Nigeria 2018

The Forecast: Nigeria 2018

As 2018 swiftly approaches, Menas is launching annual forecasts to help clients plan for the year ahead. The Forecast is a new section in each of our publications, providing forward-looking analysis and assessments in these key areas: Domestic politics and policy...
Niger Delta Avengers resurface

Niger Delta Avengers resurface

Risk to the Niger Delta’s crude oil production resurfaced after the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) suddenly issued a statement on 3 November — signed by its spokesperson Mudoch Agbinibo — calling an end to the ceasefire that they declared on 22 August 2016. The ceasefire...
Nigeria: crisis rocks Plateau State

Nigeria: crisis rocks Plateau State

Plateau State has been subject to inter ethnic violence that could develop into another major security issue in the country. Within just one week, three different attacks have been launched against communities leading to the deaths of at least 30 people. The first...
Dates for Nigeria’s 2019 elections now set

Dates for Nigeria’s 2019 elections now set

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) set dates for the 2019 elections but neither main party appears ready. The presidential and National Assembly 2019 elections will be held on 16 February, 2019 while the gubernatorial and State Assembly 2019...
Nigeria: Oando shareholders battle for control

Nigeria: Oando shareholders battle for control

Major shareholders of Oando plc — Nigeria’s largest indigenous oil company — are engaged in a major battle for control. On one side there are the founding Oando shareholders Adewale Tinubu — the CEO and one of the major Oando shareholders, with 33% — and Omamofe Boyo...