Security under the spotlight as Nigerians vote

An attack in northeastern Nigeria by suspected Islamist militants just hours before polls were set to open in Nigeria’s presidential election Saturday underscored the challenges confronting Africa’s most populous nation. Nigerians began voting for a new president Saturday after a week-long delaythat … read more

Nigeria counts cost of last-minute vote delay

Nigeria’s main equities index dropped 1.6% by close in Lagos, while Nigerian Breweries, weakened 10%, its largest loss in four years. Nigerian stocks fell the most this month and bond yields rose after Africa’s biggest oil producer delayed last weekend’s … read more