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Some light but still hazy: though the Nigerian economy is not out of the woods yet, the new administration has instituted a number of measures designed to stimulate growth. Cover story Oct 1, 2015 999
Nigeria: democracy delayed: the Independent National Electoral Commission in Nigeria has pushed back the country's elections by six weeks, citing security concerns. Mar 1, 2015 862
Nigeria elections in focus: a presidential rematch. Feb 1, 2015 1558
Belt-tightening time again. Jan 1, 2015 1291
How Nigeria beat Ebola. Dec 1, 2014 1635
NTA TV leads the pack. Nov 1, 2014 1435
The gathering storm. Oct 1, 2014 1581
Nigeria on track for global top 20 status. Aug 1, 2014 1258
CBN boss Emefiele's sweeping gesture. Aug 1, 2014 1453
Refineries: Dangote and IPMAN cut the Gordian knot. Aug 1, 2014 1173
Nigeria overtakes rival South Africa. Jun 1, 2014 1404
Showing South Africa a clean pair of heels. May 1, 2014 1327
Labour halts refineries sell-off: the Nigerian government's plans to sell the nation's four poorly run refineries to private investors this year has been put on hold following threats by oil workers to go on strike to protest the proposed transfer of ownership. Frederick Mordi reports. Feb 1, 2014 1496
Jonathan's firm ground suddenly turns slippery: after months of speculation, nigeria's main opposition party, the All Progressives' Congress (APC), and the new Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP), the breakaway faction of the ruling party, finally announced a merger with the ultimate aim of defeating the mainstream PDP at the 2015 general elections. Frederick Mordi looks at what this portends. Jan 1, 2014 1405
At long, long last, power is privatised: the successful privatisation of the power holding company of Nigeria (PHCN) in September after several setbacks not only represents a paradigm shift, but may also drive an economic revolution in the country. Nov 1, 2013 1333
To be a statesman or politician--that is the question. Oct 1, 2013 1249
Nigeria among the world's 50 most reputable countries: Nigeria's recent rating among the top 50 most reputable countries in the world by the Reputation Institute appears to confirm that the ongoing reforms embarked upon by the government are yielding fruit, writes Frederick Mordi. Aug 1, 2013 1482
Jonathan makes 'significant' trip to China: Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan paid a state visit to the People's Republic of China in July as part of a strategy to further cement the existing bilateral ties between both nations. Frederick Mordi looks at the gains of the visit to Nigeria, and reviews the relations between the two countries. Aug 1, 2013 1347
Investors brush off Boko Haram violence. Jun 1, 2013 1327
The lady is not for turning: a war of attrition between legislators demanding that Arunma Oteh, right, the director of the Securities and Exchange Commission, stand down and her refusal to go could be damaging to the country's capital market. The legislators are withholding state allocations to the exchange in retaliation. Frederick Mordi has the details. May 1, 2013 1241
Getting the economy on the move: Nigeria has become the number-one destination for foreign direct investment, overtaking South Africa for the first time in a decade. This year alone, high-level delegations from North America have pledged vast sums to bring the country's energy sector up to speed. Frederick Mordi report from Lagos. Apr 1, 2013 1284
Nigeria is FDI destination in Africa: Nigeria has become the number-one destination for foreign direct investment, overtaking South Africa for the first time in a decade. This year alone, high-level delegations from North America have pledged vast sums to bring the country's energy sector up to speed. Frederick Mordi reports from Lagos. Mar 1, 2013 1322
Local is sweeter: the Nigerian government's ban on the importation of packaged sugar into the country, which took effect from 1st January 2013, is in line with its determination to protect local industries and to stimulate economic growth, writes Frederick Mordi. Feb 1, 2013 1581
Creating a smarter Africa. Interview Dec 1, 2012 2167
Note of contention. Oct 1, 2012 1654
Exit of the electricity crusader. Oct 1, 2012 1592
When the hunter becomes the hunted. Aug 1, 2012 2074
New light on old darkness? The Nigerian governments decision to announce new more expensive electricity tariffs from the beginning of June has provoked a spate of protests. Nigerians believe this is putting the cart before the horse as the country's power supply remains woeful. Frederick Mordi reports from Lagos. Jul 1, 2012 1504
Nigeria leads African rebirth charge. Jun 1, 2012 1466
Jonathan's one-year report card. May 1, 2012 1431
Return of Ribadu signals serious battle against corruption. Report Apr 1, 2012 917
'Power' is no longer a dirty word: Nigeria's energy sector has been so apathetic that the word 'power' is regarded as a pathetic contradiction in terms. But it now seems that all this is to change dramatically and the word has reached foreign investors who are visiting in greater numbers. Frederick Mordi tells the story. Mar 1, 2012 1442
Uneasy truce over fuel imbroglio: The removal of fuel subsidies at the beginning of the year, which virtually doubled the price of petrol overnight, caused one of the biggest strike actions in the history of the country. A truce was finally hammered out mid-January and the strike was called off. But underlying tensions remain. Frederick Mordi, in Lagos, examines the issues involved. Feb 1, 2012 1368
Saving for a rainy day: the Nigerian government has finally followed the example of other members of OPEC by launching a sovereign wealth fund (SWF) to encourage savings from crude oil earnings, despite stiff opposition from the state governors. Frederick Mordi looks at the issues involved. Jan 1, 2012 1309
Controversy over Jonathan single-term concept: Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan's proposal for a single term of six years for future presidents and state governors is generating robust public debate. Political experts say this is healthy for the nation's evolving democracy, writes Frederick Mordi. Oct 1, 2011 1944
Goodluck Jonathan living up to his name: Frederick Mordi charts the rise and rise of one of Nigeria's most enigmatic political leaders. Jun 1, 2011 1000
Ban of contention: Nigerians are weighing the pros and cons of President Goodluck Jonathan's decision to lift the ban on some imported items into the country, writes Frederick Mordi from Lagos. Feb 1, 2011 1470
Omatseye manages NIMASA turnaround: for a little over a year, Temisan Omatseye has served as the director-general and chief executive of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA). Having reviewed the nation's maritime sector, he concludes that the future looks bright. Frederick Mordi has the details. Interview Dec 1, 2010 1299
Lekki-Epe Expressway is country's first toll road: construction of Nigeria's first private toll road is under way. The Lekki-Epe Expressway in Lagos is being rebuilt under a private-public partnership arrangement with the concessionaire, the Lekki concession company. Frederick Mordi reports from Lagos. Aug 1, 2010 1341
Lagos's amazing makeover. Jul 1, 2010 1634
Jonathan takes firm grip at the top: after several months of uncertainty surrounding the Presidency, the dust seems to have finally settled and the Acting President, Goodluck Jonathan, appears secure in the top seat. The economy, paralysed by the political impasse, has now begun to pick up. Frederick Mordi reports from Lagos. May 1, 2010 1428
World-quality healthcare at home: wealthy Nigerians may no longer have to fly out of the country to seek top medical attention in foreign hospitals. A new financing package from investors such as the IFC and Satya Capital will see the establishment of state-of-the-art facilities in the country and also help upgrade the general quality of healthcare delivery nationwide. Frederick Mordi reports. Feb 1, 2010 796
Embattled manufacturers fight back: Nigerian manufacturers have been at the receiving end of several adverse economic factors. The central bank's clampdown on ailing banks has made obtaining credit even more difficult, while irregular power supplies and the increasingly high cost of fuel is an added burden. But the national manufacturers' association now appears to be taking the bull by the horns, reports Frederick Mordi. Feb 1, 2010 1050
A Christmas gift for Nigerians? Nigeria's notorious power supply continues to wreak havoc on all sectors of the economy, sometimes driving citizens to fury. Now the government has promised that it will generate 6,000MW of power by the end of the year. But, as Frederick Mordi reports from Lagos, such promises in the past have proved empty. Will it be different this time? Dec 1, 2009 1508
Be patriotic--buy Nigerian: the Nigerian government has launched a new campaign: 'Buy Made-in-Nigeria'. It is designed to rekindle a spirit of patriotism in the population that has long had a penchant for foreign goods. Frederick Mordi reports. Dec 1, 2009 1454
Which is better for business? Ghana seems to have an edge over Nigeria in terms of the ease of doing business, and entrepreneurs are recognising this, to set up shop in Ghana, which is fast becoming an investment destination of choice in Africa, according to Frederick Mordi. Nov 1, 2009 1499

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