Following talks between the Buhari administration and Niger Delta stakeholders on 1st November, militant groups have issued varying responses
New corruption allegations have come to light concerning questionable transfers at BGFIBank DRC, involving members of the political elite and the embattled CENI.
The Federal Government is to meet leaders from the Niger Delta community and militant groups to end ongoing conflict and reduce attacks on oil infrastructure.
Kabila is travelling to Luanda to attend the 7th inter-ministerial meeting of the UN Great Lakes Summit in search of regional allies; Angola is unlikely to be courted.
The Kinshasa government has announced that it plans to publish all of its large-scale agricultural contracts in an effort to increase transparency over land deals.
The current status of the relationship and tensions between the ruling Frelimo party and its long-time political opponent, Renamo.
As Nigeria battles Boko Haram, the mission gets complicated with diverging allegiances – some of which appear allied with ISIS.
Since February 2016, the NDA has claimed responsibility for attacks against oil infrastructure. In an effort to quickly mitigate damage, the government is trying negotiations.
The most recent militia to emerge from the Delta, the NDA is an enigma. With limited transparency, rumours about their origins and modus operandi abound.
Ali Modu Sheriff appointed acting National PDP Chairman – a polarizing figure, he is tasked with reshaping a party still suffering from its spectacular defeat in the last elections.
There is ongoing debate surrounding the Buhari-Tinubu relationship, and the influence the latter exerts over the President. Although some regard Tinubu a falling star, evidence suggests he is still a player.
Once considered an economic powerhouse, Nigeria has slowly fallen victim to extensive corruption and the looting of its vast oil resources. With a tainted history, President Buhari is set on reversing the corruption epidemic.