Africa's biggest economy is reeling from the slump in global oil prices
Country's biggest ever spending plan it meant to wean it off oil, but lawmakers had held it up following glaring errors.
On the upside, in contrast to the other three African nations, Nigeria was issued a stable outlook compared to its peers
Nigeria's Buhari, doing everything to avoid the IMF, brings home Chinese billions; analysts say 'tiny' for a giant
Nigerian president has been to more than 20 countries since taking office a year ago; his countrymen have nicknamed him Mr 'Always Away'
Africa's complicated economy—one country will grow 40% in just five years, another expects 212% inflation
Even the numbers about the continent are never dull.
Come holiday here! Nigeria's plan to attract rare tourists—with what it says are Africa's best kept secrets
Starved of oil cash, West African giant now wants a slice of lucrative tourism, and it is betting on among others its elephants and warm springs.
Africa’s biggest economy is slowing to a halt, and now there are whispers of a recession
Resource curse: 'We were unable to diversify our economy, and we can [now] only afford to live within our means
Shell compensation cash runs out before Niger Delta residents complete their new homes; clean-up yet to begin
Local residents say they don’t trust outside contractors to reverse pollution, and so they want direct cash payments instead.
Nigeria's Buhari comes up against 'the Goodluck Jonathan alibi'—it could see high-profile suspects walk scot free
A deal that ensured Nigeria's historic election went through is coming back to bite the new regime's anti-corruption drive.
The reason political scientists speak of the “commodities curse” is that during periods of high prices, the need to prepare for crashes is forgotten.
What crisis? Investors see opportunities as African assets turn cheap in dollar terms as commodity prices fell and local currencies weaken.
11 of Africa's 14 largest markets have fallen more than 10%, as Chinese demand slows and investors anticipate higher interest rates in the US.
Damning provisions included $4m to update a website, rent for his palace and more cash for a presidential clinic than for the public.
Africa’s biggest economy in talks with World Bank, AfDB as seeks to spend way out of economic crisis—a hint of Keynesian economics.
Abuja’s currency policies harming trade and factories, America's commerce secretary says ahead of key meeting with president Muhammadu Buhari.
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
Billionaire Dangote rides in with a $14 billion rescue; to feed Nigeria’s fuel needs as state refineries age
“From Nigeria...down the coast to Senegal and all the countries in between, there’s almost no functional refinery except the one in Ivory Coast"
World Bank lays down the prospects for the continent in 2016: Countries like Ivory Coast, Rwanda and Tanzania will continue to chalk up robust growth