Who Is Africa?s Richest Man?

Forbes has upped its wealth estimate for Aliko Dangote, founder and chief executive officer of the Dangote Group, to $11.2 billion.

Eradicate Boko Haram: Chadian Leader

Chadian President Idriss Deby Itno said on Tuesday that a regional security force must be established to stop Nigerian rebel group Boko Haram before it's too late.

Nigerian Fuel Subsidy Fund 'Defrauded' Of $6 Billion

The fuel sector probe -- which will be discussed in a live televised parliamentary session -- uncovered a litany of abuses, including allegations that fifteen oil importers collected more than $300 million without delivering a single drop of oil.

Nigeria: Boko Haram's Violence Moves South

Nigerian rebel group Boko Haram has established bomb-making factories in the southern state of Kogi, a sign that the group is spreading around the country and could be gaining strength.


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GE Signs Power Deal With Nigeria

General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE) and Nigeria signed an agreement for the U.S. company to build power plants as Africa's most populous nation continues to privatize and expand its power generation capacity, Reuters said Monday.
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Developing Nations To Name 2 Candidates To Head World Bank

Nigerian Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala and former Colombian Finance Minister Jose Antonio Ocampo are set to be nominated to lead the World Bank, sources with knowledge of emerging market efforts to find candidates said on Tuesday.