Pandora Papers: Inside Peter Obi’s secret businesses — and how he broke the law by PREMIUM TIMES

Peter Obi Peter Obi, the ex-governor of Anambra State in Southeastern Nigeria, is widely regarded in Nigeria as an advocate of good governance, openness, and transparency. In addition to speeches on his governance records and statistics-laden prescriptions for Nigeria’s development, he likes to talk about how hugely successful he became in business before diving into …

Cornflakes for Jihad: The Boko Haram Origin Story by David Hundeyin

Nigeria's organised Islamic terrorism problem did not start in 2009. It's a lot more insidious than you think. In May 2021, a 96 year-old businessman died in Rome, Italy. In his lifetime, Ahmed Idris Nasreddin might have amassed a personal fortune of close to half a billion dollars, but the death of NASCO Group’s multimillionaire …

After one year, Governor Obaseki Inaugurates Edo State Executive Council

Mr. Godwin Obaseki The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has sworn-in 11 commissioners and two special advisers as members of the Edo State Executive Council (EXCO). Edo state executive council They include Joseph Eboigbe, the Commissioner for Finance; Prof. Obehi Akoria, Health; Mrs. Otse Momoh-Omorogbe, Budget and Planning; Dr. Joan Osa Oviawe, Education; Isoken …

Nollywood booming while African film industries could create 20m jobs – report by Emmanuel Akinwotu

UN study finds streaming services have increased demand for film productions from across the continent, but warns piracy and underinvestment hampering growth Film industries in Africa could quadruple in revenue to $20bn (£15bn) and create an extra 20m jobs in creative industries, according to a report about cinema on the continent. The booming film industry in Nigeria …