Industrial policy paved the way for Dangote’s empire. Why it didn’t deliver for all Nigerians

Posted on Tue 02 November 2021 in Nigeria • Tagged with Nigeria, Dangote, Nigerian Stock Exchange, Nigerian Economy, Dangote Cement, NASCON, DSR

Aliko Dangote leaves the French Elysee presidential palace after a meeting with the president in 2016. Stephane de Sakutin/AFP via Getty Images

Richard Itaman, University of Cambridge and Christina Wolf, Kingston University

Dangote Industries Limited dominates the Nigerian cement market and is a key player in the rapidly expanding …

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Some thoughts on the current state of affairs in Nigeria (economy)

Posted on Mon 06 June 2016 in Nigeria • Tagged with News, Opinion, Politics, corruption, Buhari, Nigerian Economy, economy, APC, Goodluck Jonathan

As the saying goes, "It's the economy, stupid", what's the point of fighting corruption if there's no jobs with an economy that is mired in recession?

President Buhari came to power pledging to end the scourge of Boko Haram and also fight against endemic corruption in Nigeria. He missed out …

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