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  • 'We'll take any buyer': Brittania-U CEO

    Uju Ifejika, CEO of Brittania-U, discusses how the Nigerian oil industry is looking towards Asia to make up for the loss of exports to the U.S. and highlights what the challenges for the sector are.

  • Nigeria looking East for oil exports: Minister

    Diezani Alison-Madueke, Nigeria's oil minister, discusses the impact the U.S. shale revolution has had on Nigeria and says the country is now looking to strengthen its relationship with India and China.

  • Nigeria not lobbying for OPEC top job: Oil minister

    Diezani Alison-Madueke, Nigeria's oil minister, denies that Nigeria is lobbying for her to become OPEC's secretary-general but says it would be "wonderful" to get the job.

  • Demonstrators protest May 14, 2014 in front of the Nigerian Embassy in Washington.

    The US has deployed 80 military personnel to Chad in its effort to help find and return more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram.

  • Is Nigeria a safe place to invest in?

    Anna Rosenberg, Africa analyst at Frontier Strategy Group, says security concerns in Nigeria are not deterring investors as the country "has always faced volatility."

  • Reforms in Africa present opportunities: Pro

    Malek Bou-Diab, portfolio manager at Bellevue African Opportunities, says structural reforms being carried out by African countries present opportunities for investing in the region, despite some of the political and security tensions that remain.

  • Should investors shun Nigeria?

    Nigeria is an economic powerhouse, says Quintin Primo, Capri Capital Partners CEO, sharing his thoughts on investing in Africa amid the ongoing search for kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls, and social unrest.

  • Video allegedly shows kidnapped Nigeria girls

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera discusses a video that has surface allegedly showing the Nigerian girls being held hostage by the group, Boko Haram.

  • Nigeria is liberalizing its power sector: Fin Min

    Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigerian finance minister, says the country has liberalized its power sector with "radical" reforms, and says the government is serious in resolving Nigeria's problems.

  • Old Mutual CEO: Still invest in Nigeria despite violence

    Julian Roberts, CEO of Old Mutual, says that despite the recent events, Nigeria remains a country in which the group will continue to invest due to the government's "absolute commitment" to resolve the issues.

  • Kent: Nigeria a hub for human trafficking

    Discussing Nigeria's culture of corruption, and the rise in human trafficking there, with Bob Kent, Hafaza International president. "I think the situation in Nigeria going to become increasingly unstable," he says.

  • Former education minister Obiageli Ezekwesilieze, center, marches with concerned residents and parents of the kidnapped girls in Abuja, Nigeria.

    As the World Economic Forum kicks off in Nigeria, the nation reels from the mass abduction of hundreds of young girls.

  • There are new reports of additional kidnappings of school girls in Nigeria, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera.

  • Appetite for investment in Nigeria strong: Stock exchange CEO

    Oscar Onyema, CEO of the Nigerian Stock Exchange, says investors have a strong appetite for investing in Nigeria with a lot of cash "waiting to be deployed".

  • S. Africans 'frustrated' by economy ahead of elections: Pro

    Anna Rosenberg, associate Sub-Saharan Africa practice leader at Frontier Strategy Group, says South Africans are frustrated by the weak economy ahead of elections which could see the ANC lose their dominant position.

  • Builds a trading and industrial empire that shows it is possible to create wealth in the region by other means than tapping its rich natural resources.

  • ExxonMobil oil rig

    The crisis in Ukraine is a reminder that the world is unstable, and oil companies must drill in those places nonetheless.

  • What to expect from Nigeria

    Anna Rosenberg, sub-Saharan Africa analyst at Frontier Strategy Group, discusses what the implications of Nigeria becoming the biggest African economy are for the country and the continent.

  • Services boost Nigeria's economy: Pro

    David Hauner, head of emerging EMEA economics at BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research, comments on Nigeria becoming Africa's biggest economy, saying that the service sector is the main reason behind the boost.

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