Lords of Poverty; Graham Hancock.

Introduction by Ross Coggins. Excuse me, friends, I must catch my jet I’m off to join the…


Money Laundering and Trans-Organized Financial Crimes in Nigeria.

Owalabi Bakre.* Nigeria loses US$600 million annually to money laundering. Between the mid-1980s…


Why Africa is poor and what Africans can do about it.

Editor's choice of a must-read book for readers interested in African development. Analysis by…


Former Director General of Nigeria’s National Intelligence Agency Arrested

John Campbell.* On February 7, the Federal High Court in Lagos issued a warrant for the arrest of…


Africans are about to learn the harsh realities of borrowing from China

John O. Ifediora. Zambians woke up last week to the sight of Chinese nationals in Zambian police…


The Apostles of hope now fill the economic vacuum in Nigeria

Just a few years back, calling a politician corrupt in Nigeria was synonymous to calling a kettle…


Why Credible Census Matters in African States

Editorial Commentary. Knowing how many residents in a country who are properly invested with civil…


In flawless form Nigeria confirms once again its international reputation

John O. Ifediora* At 2:30AM on February 16 few hours before polling stations were scheduled to…


As Nigerians prepare to elect a new president Islamic State militants now control hundreds of square miles of land mass

Joe Parkinson and Drew Hinshaw.* YOLA, Nigeria—The battle began with two small drones buzzing over…


Senegal: Testing for democracy in Nigeria and Senegal in 2019

Melvin Foote*. Without question Africa is a continent that is very much on the move towards…