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Nigeria: Big for Nothing?

Dele Meiji Fatunla | Posted 06.05.2012 | World
Dele Meiji Fatunla

Similar to India, Nigeria is a big player in its backyard, and has from its birth been hailed as the Giant of Africa; but it's likely in terms of global power, leadership and foreign policy, this giant will never wake from its slumber.

Journalists Beaten, Arrested At Nigeria Court

AP | JON GAMBRELL | Posted 06.05.2012 | Media

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — A magistrate judge in Nigeria ordered the arrest of more than a dozen journalists who were trying cover a court hearing, leadi...

Nigeria's Chance for Reform

Alexandra Gillies | Posted 03.14.2012 | World
Alexandra Gillies

It is not too late for Nigeria's government to make the end of its fuel subsidy the beginning of reform. Citizens will bear the cost of the higher fuel prices.

Nigeria's Role in Africa Over the Next 50 Years

Amb. Robin Renee Sanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amb. Robin Renee Sanders

Nigerians see the struggles that this nation faces today with renewed instability in the Delta, ethnic tensions in the North, corruption issues, and concerns about a successful, and transparent election in April 2011.

Nigeria's Acting President Dissolves Cabinet

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Nigeria's acting president, Goodluck Jonathan, has dissolved the country's cabinet, government sources say....