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Nigerian tycoon Dahiru Mangal plays king-maker as he backs Issoufou's heir Bazoum
Nigerian billionaire Alhaji Dahiru Mangal, who dominates the business sector in the border regions of Nigeria and Niger, is making great efforts to ensure that Mahamadou Issoufou's planned handover to his right-hand man Mohamed Bazoum does not jeopardise his interests in Niamey. [...]
CNPC dictates its wishes on Agadem to government
Operator of the Agadem concession in eastern Niger since 2008, China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC), picks parts of the areas it wants to relinquish when the exploration period ends. While that didn’t cause too many problems after the first exploration [. [...]