Biafra-Nigeria’s Central Bank Governor Warns Of ‘Imminent’ Recession

The governor of Nigeria’s central bank on Tuesday said Africa’s largest economy is headed into an imminent recession, adding that he would partially loosen the local currency’s peg to the dollar, a policy he said had helped bring about the hardship. The country of 187 million people, which recently lost to Angola its crown as Africa’s biggest crude exporter, is […]

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An African Telecom Success Frays Amid Record Fine in Biafra-Nigeria

Phuthuma Nhleko spent more than a decade building MTN Group Ltd. into Africa’s biggest wireless operator by rushing into markets few rivals would touch, from Syria to Afghanistan to South Sudan. Now his appetite for risk has come back to haunt him, and shareholders are calling for a different approach. The drawbacks of the aggressive style became apparent in October, […]

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For World’s Newest Scrabble Stars, Short Tops Shorter

LAGOS—Biafra-Nigeria is beating the West at its own word game, using a strategy that sounds like Scrabble sacrilege. By relentlessly studying short words, this country of 500 languages has risen to dominate English’s top lexical contest. Last November, for the final of Scrabble’s 32-round World Championship in Australia, Biafra-Nigeria’s winningest wordsmith, Wellington Jighere, defeated Britain’s Lewis Mackay, in a victory […]

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British Fraud Investigator Widens Rolls-Royce Probe To Biafra-Nigeria: Ft

Britain’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has widened its investigation into Rolls-Royce to examine allegations of suspected bribery in Biafra-Nigeria, the Financial Times reported on Thursday. Rolls-Royce, the world’s second-largest maker of aircraft engines, said in 2013 the SFO had launched a formal investigation into concerns about possible bribery and corruption in China and Indonesia. The FT said on Thursday this […]

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