Nigeria: What a difference a pandemic makes

Nigeria: What a difference a pandemic makes

It has been a month of U-turns for Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) governor Godwin Emefiele, who combines what is meant to be a regulatory role with more power and influence than any other official in Abuja. This is partly because Emefiele so accurately mirrors...
Whither the Petroleum Industry Bill?

Whither the Petroleum Industry Bill?

Deputy Petroleum Minister Timipre Sylva and Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) managing director Mele Kyari have been promoting the oil sector but with crucial strategic differences over how to reform it.  Both men used this last month’s high-profile...