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ANALYSIS: Nigeria's Border Closure: Implications for Africa's economic integration

Nigeria, Oct. 28 -- Nigeria recently partially closed its border with Benin in an effort to stem the smuggling of rice. It then went on to close its land borders to the movement of all goods from Beni... Read More


How traditional beliefs and systems are used to fight crime in parts of Lagos

Nigeria, Oct. 7 -- As the commercial nerve centre of Nigeria, Lagos naturally draws lots of people to it - good and bad. With an estimated population of 21 million, fighting crime in Nigeria's former ... Read More


Nigeria's Akure is a good example of how not to build a city

Nigeria, Oct. 7 -- Akure is one of Nigeria's emerging cities. Located within Ondo State in the country's south west, it's a settlement about 350kms from Lagos where roads meet from major towns such as... Read More


Lagos's chequered history: how it came to be the megacity it is today

Nigeria, Oct. 2 -- Ndubisi Onwuanyi, University of Benin Lagos was an orderly urban environment 70 years ago. This was the case from the 1950s, when the city was a federal territory through to the 19... Read More


Digital technologies are transforming African businesses, but obstacles remain

Nigeria, Sept. 11 -- Digital technology has created new opportunities for businesses in sub-Saharan Africa to compete on a more equal footing. However, these businesses have yet to enjoy the full bene... Read More


EXPLAINER: How Nigeria got hit with a $9.6 billion judgment debt in London

Nigeria, Sept. 11 -- Nigeria has received a legal hiding after a UK court awarded a private company a US$9.6 billion judgment debt against the West African nation. The ruling has generated significant... Read More