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. [...] (1143 words)
Issue dated 11/01/2021 Reading time 5 minutes
Nigerian businessman Alhaji Dahiru Mangal.
Nigerian businessman Alhaji Dahiru Mangal. © Dahiru Barau Mangal/Twitter
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