Will lobbies and protests pull the plug on Nigeria's reforms?
One month ago Goodluck Jonathan, Nigeria's president, removed fuel subsidies. It caused petrol and transport prices to more than double, and didn't go down well: strikes and protests paralysed the country for a week. Mr Jonathan was forced to back down, and prices were cut by a third.
But today we learn that Nigeria, in the coming weeks, plans to increase electricity rates by up to 88%. Are the streets going to flare up again?Read More