Tag: nigeria

Africa: Nigeria-South Africa Trade Hits U.S.$2.9 Billion

June 16, 2021
The volume of trade between Nigeria and South Africa hit $2.9 billion last year with expectation of it rising further with the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement. Nigeria’s Consul General, Malik Abdul, in a statement noted that Nigeria accounts for 64 per cent of South Africa’s trade in West Africa and is one

NIGERIA/UKRAINE/CAMEROON : VP of company building stadiums for Cup of Nations halted Interpol warrant to return to Cameroon

June 1, 2021
The appearance in Yaounde on 15 April of the vice-president of Canadian group Magil Construction, Franck Mathière, alongside sports minister Source link

NIGERIA : Abuja names bigshot oil arbitrator to fight Shell over oil spill

May 21, 2021
The three-member tribunal assigned to arbitrate a dispute between the Nigerian state and oil major Shell dating back to an Source link

Africa: Report – Nigeria to Account for 23% of Oil, Gas Projects in Africa By 2025

April 20, 2021
Nigeria is expected to have about 100 oil and gas projects commencing operations across the value chain between 2021 and 2025, accounting for 23 per cent of all total fresh projects in Africa, a new report has disclosed. According to the report by GlobalData, a data and analytics company, new-build projects would dominate the industry

NIGERIA : South Africa's MTN treads a fine diplomatic line to stay atop Nigerian telecommunications market

April 12, 2021
Karl Olutukun Toriola, who became head of MTN Nigeria, South African telecommunication giant MTN’s biggest subsidiary, on 1 March, has every reason to be happy. The annual results published by Source link

Africa: How the Resource Curse Has Played Out in Nigeria and Angola

February 12, 2021
In weakly institutionalised contexts, natural resource wealth tends to be a curse instead of a blessing. Where citizens are relatively powerless to hold ruling elites to account, resource wealth undermines development prospects. To the contrary, where citizens are able to exert constraints on the use of executive power, resource wealth can generate development outcomes that

NIGERIA : Mike Sangster spearheads lobbying of Total, Chevron, ExxonMobil and Shell on new oil bill

February 5, 2021
Up in arms against the fiscal provisions contained in Nigeria’s new petroleum industry bill, Total, Chevron, ExxonMobil and Shell have Source link

NIGERIA : Why Buhari is dragging his heels on marginal field awards

December 27, 2020
As we revealed (Africa Intelligence, 03/12/20), last week the head of the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), Sarki Auwalu, sent out an email to all of the companies shortlisted in the tender for 52 marginal fields left behind by foreign Source link

NIGERIA/UNITED STATES : Washington to take over Madueke clan's $20m villa after judge rejects Sarbonne Estate's claim

December 15, 2020
US Judge Keith Ellison decided late November that Sarbonne Estate cannot block the Department of Justice’s seizure of Nigerian national Kola Aluko’s villa. Source link

African Geography – Cities and Countries

July 19, 2014
African Geography – Cities and Countries African Geography – Cities and Countries A Tale of Two Kaesong Industrial Zones: Not All Foreign Investment is Created … – 38 North A Tale of Two Kaesong Industrial Zones: Not All Foreign Investment is Created …38 NorthHaving brokered deals in places such as South Sudan and Central African

Nigeria Kidnappings — Who Are the ‘Boko Haram?’

July 16, 2014
By Andrew Lam Editor’s Note: Professor Michael Watts teaches geography at UC Berkeley and is the author of many books, including “Silent Violence: Food, Famine, and Peasantry in Northern Nigeria” and “Curse of the Black Gold: 50 Years of Oil in the Niger Delta.” He spoke to NAM editor Andrew Lam about the recent kidnappings