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April 21, 2017

Nigeria
Naira High Ranking Nigerian Officials Linked to Mysterious $43 Million

On April 12, Nigeria’s principal anti-corruption agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), announced that it had found $43.4 million stashed in a vacant apartment in Lagos. The cas…

October 6, 2015

Sub-Saharan Africa
buhari cabinet1 President Buhari’s Cabinet List Announced

More than four months after he was inaugurated, and more than six months after President Buhari was elected, a partial list of his cabinet nominees has been made public. The senate president read alo…

May 8, 2007

Nigeria
Symposium on Religious Conflict in Nigeria: Session 1: Religion and the Nigeria Elections

Watch Peter M. Lewis, director of Africa studies at Johns Hopkins University's Paul A. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, and Rotimi T. Suberu, senior fellow for the Jennings Randolph fe…

April 12, 2007

Nigeria
Nigeria’s Creaky Political System

Nigeria has made progress since its return to democracy in 1999. But a political system crippled by corruption and dogged by ethnic tensions threatens to derail the country from its path toward good …

September 3, 2013

Sub-Saharan Africa
A man walks past election campaign posters in Kano, northern Nigeria, April 1, 2011. Nigeria’s Ruling Political Party Splits

Nigeria’s ruling political party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has split into two factions. According to press reports, at a special convention on August 31, seven governors and former vice pr…

October 26, 2011

Sub-Saharan Africa
Nigeria’s Sovereign Wealth Fund: The Issue Is Governance Nigeria’s Sovereign Wealth Fund: The Issue Is Governance

State Governors Timipre Sylva of Bayelsa State (L-R), Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta State and Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State, meet at the South-South Summit to discuss the 2011 presidential election in …

May 8, 2007

Nigeria
Religious Conflict in Nigeria: Religion and the Nigerian Elections - Session 1

This is part of the Religion and Foreign Policy Symposia Series, which is made possible by the generous support of the Henry Luce Foundation.   MR. MEAD:  All right, if I could have everybody's at…