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Timipre Sylva, in the spotlight

Timipre Sylva, in the spotlight

Timipre Sylva — the new minister of state (or deputy minister) at the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) — has taken on his responsibilities at a time when Nigeria wants to boost production and revenues against a backdrop of heightened oil market uncertainty. In...

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Iran’s anti-corruption campaign

Iran’s anti-corruption campaign

Efforts to tackle corruption have intensified in Iran and, in terms of number of cases and status of targeted individuals, the current campaign is unprecedented. A growing number of former government officials are either in prison or being prosecuted for corruption....

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Will Washington’s Libya policy change?

Will Washington’s Libya policy change?

US President Donald Trump’s decision to sack his National Security Advisor, John Bolton, could have significant consequences for the US posture toward Libya and Field Marshal Khalifa Haftar in particular. Bolton has historically been one of Haftar’s most supportive...

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