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Mozambique Turns To China For Financial Aid After IMF And World Bank Suspension

 After western powers, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank recently suspended financial aid to Mozambique, the country has now turned to China. Mozambican President Filipe Jacinto Nyusi is currently on a 5-day state visit to China in what is being viewed as a move to tie up financing to cover the gap in […]

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JJ, Omojuwa

J.J. Omojuwa: The Conversation on Fuel Price Hike; Between 2012 and 2016

 Having spent a whole week in Germany travelling through villages in Lusatia, Brandenburg and attending lectures in Berlin studying the German Energy Mix for the purpose of understanding lessons Nigeria could learn, today’s article was meant to start a conversation on that but one would be missing an opportunity to address the most pressing issue […]

Nigeria's Minister of State for Petroleum at an OPEC meeting in Vienna

The Politics of Fuel Pricing: How Nigeria Compares with the Rest of the World

 On the 12th of May, 2016 Nigerians woke up to the detestable reality that they will now have to pay ₦145 per litre for Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), otherwise called petrol representing a 40% increase from the previous pump price, ₦86.50 While some are mobilizing for ‘#occupyNigeria season 2′, labour unions in the country are […]