Is the Nigeria’s oil rich “South South”, or Niger Delta region, the “epicentre” of vote-rigging in Nigeria? Voter turnout figures suggest that it is particularly exposed to electoral fraud.
The Nigerian newspaper Vanguard recently reported that Nigeria’s electricity tariff is the “lowest in Africa”. Is this true? And can electricity tariffs be compared across African countries?
Nigeria’s minister of petroleum resources claims the National Assembly needs presidential approval before it can summon her to investigate alleged spending on private jets. There is no such provision in the constitution.
“Nigeria is not a poor country,” President Goodluck Jonathan declared earlier this month in response to a World Bank report which listed Nigeria among the five poorest countries in the world. The claim is wrong and misleading.