An Old Civil War Killed A Million People, But Secession Swells Up Again In Southeastern Nigeria

A pro-Biafra social media campaign portrays President Muhammadu Buhari as a pro-Muslim northerner out to crush the southeast.

In Other Places, Proceeds Of Corruption Are Ploughed Back Into The Economy – Not So In Africa

In the cases of Malawi and Nigeria, the fight against corruption has clearly been favoured by changes in government.

50 Years After Nigeria’s Deadly Biafra War, New Agitation For Divorce: Here’s A Way To Fix The Problem

“We are like second class citizens, of the same status as a colonised people, except that this is internal colonialism, caliphate colonialism”

What Would It Mean For Nigeria’s Economy And Balance Of Power If Ailing Buhari Were To Leave Office Abruptly?

A cynical view of the Buhari government’s reluctance to let the naira float could be that this would cost Nigeria its prized position as Africa’s biggest economy.

Gulf Of Guinea Long Overtook Somalia Coast As Africa’s Piracy Hotspot. Now Set To Be World’s Worst For Ship Attacks

The Gulf of Guinea accounts for more than half of the kidnappings for ransom in 2016, with 34 seafarers kidnapped out of a total of 62 worldwide