The government of Buhari, elected last year on an anti-corruption platform, said it has recovered more than $500 million of missing state funds
Smile Telecoms raised $365 million in August to expand its wireless Internet network in Nigeria, Uganda and Tanzania
Nigerian probe finds contractors stole over $618 million; now Buhari government wants the money back>Yinka Ibukun
The crimes commission has been ordered to investigate some of the 300 contractors to determine if another 75 billion naira should be recovered
Between a rock and a hard place: S. Africa, Nigeria, Angola, Ghana central banks to announce key interest rates>
Growth or inflation? This is the question for continent's big economies this week as commodity prices remain low and investors remain risk averse
Continent sorely needs an economic leader to step up, but standing in the president’s way is an ingrained culture of corruption
“We are seriously concerned that such a drastic…decision could be taken…without any form of consultation of the [Central Bank of Nigeria]”
Nigeria’s answer to Spotify and Apple Music lures investors from giant telco MTN to hip hop mogul Jay-Z>
The country's music industry has seen sales triple in the past five years as mobile downloads surged despite rampant piracy.
Buhari’s Nigeria: Tough day at office for SA multinationals as MTN hit with record fine; bank directors shut out>
The magnitude of MTN's penalty "is way, way higher than the profits they’re going to make from Nigeria for many years to come".
Retail giant franchisee plans expansion blitz in 'consumer-happy' Nigeria: at least 100 stores by 2020>Yinka Ibukun
'Senegal in three years has grown to over 60 spots and they haven’t even gone throughout all Senegal, so you can see the potential is massive'.
In South Africa Uber drivers have taken passengers on more than 2 million journeys this year, compared with about 1 million in 2014.