Jonathan Picks His Petroleum Team
Acting president until next year's elections, Goodluck Jonathan has a year to prove himself. Knowing that his election as fully-fledged president in 2011 could well hinge on energy issues, he has reserved the electricity portfolio for himself because of its [. [...]
Niger Delta a Gold Mine for Private Security Firms?
A runaway rise in kidnappings and attacks on oil facilities in the Niger Delta is forcing western groups operating in the region to increasingly retain the services of private security companies. Alongside British firms that have long been established in [. [...]