APC screens candidates to separate the wheat from the chaff 

APC screens candidates to separate the wheat from the chaff 

Nigeria’s ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) closed the sale of its nomination forms on 13 May and is currently screening the 28 presidential candidates who submitted their forms before the deadline. There are likely to be some defections before the APC’s...
US vote of confidence in Nigeria’s future 

US vote of confidence in Nigeria’s future 

The US has announced it will spend US$537 million to build a new consulate in Nigeria’s commercial capital of Lagos in what many see Washington’s vote of confidence in the future of Africa’s most populous country despite the growing turmoil. ‘When completed, it will...
Nigeria’s revenue gaps and fiscal traps 

Nigeria’s revenue gaps and fiscal traps 

Once again Nigeria is having to grapple with a budget that has been undone by an unexpected factor: the war in Ukraine. While the 2022 Budget was being prepared last year, Finance, Budget, and National Planning Minister Zainab Ahmed announced that the country was...