Protests mark a generational shift in Nigerian politics

Long-running demonstrations against police brutality this week shut down Nigeria's largest city, Lagos, and produced multiple violent incidents across the country's southwest. The descent into violence has sapped momentum from the protest movement known as #EndSARS—a reference to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), a police unit implicated in extrajudicial killings of Nigerian youth. Nonetheless, the... Continue Reading →

Nigeria, Others Pushed Global Debt To $188tn – IMF

Total global debt rose by $3tn to $188tn at the end of 2018 as Nigeria, China and other countries increased their borrowings, the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday. Nigeria’s total public debt, which stood at N21.73tn as of December 31, 2017, rose to N24.39tn at the end of 2018, according to data from the... Continue Reading →

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