Boko Haram’s ISWAP faction splits in two

Boko Haram’s ISWAP faction splits in two

The removal of ISWAP’s leader, Abu Musab al-Barnawi, could weaken the group In what may turn out to be positive news for the country, there are indications that Boko Haram’s Islamic State for West Africa Province (ISWAP) faction is breaking up. This is occurring...
Big win for Buhari

Big win for Buhari

Muhammadu Buhari wins a second term in Nigeria’s Presidency Having won 56% of the popular vote in the presidential election on 23 February and even higher margins of victory in the House and Senate elections, Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress...
Presidential elections postponed by one week

Presidential elections postponed by one week

Just five hours before polls were to open, INEC announced that Presidential and National Assembly elections postponed by one week The country was left disappointed when, very early on 16 February, it was announced that the presidential and National Assembly elections...
Challenging year ahead for Nigeria’s economy

Challenging year ahead for Nigeria’s economy

Nigeria’s economy has remained sluggish despite recovering from a recession in 2017. Growth remains below 2.0%, with per capita growth consistently falling since 2015. Lack of key reforms means growth has largely depended on the oil sector’s performance. There...