Stories written by Toluwa Olusegun

The Resurgence of Polio in Nigeria

Twelve-year-old Sunday Oderinde sits by the side of the road with both legs folded under him and watches his friends play a game of soccer on the streets of Iwaya, a suburb in Lagos, Nigeria. It is a game that he would love to join in but cannot.

Construction at the new Lekki Free Trade Zone outside Lagos: among other things, the LFTZ will be the site of a new privately-owned refinery. Credit:  Caterina Bortolussi/TradeInvest Nigeria

CHINA-NIGERIA: New Refinery Planned for Lagos Free Trade Zone

Nigeria is a place where many more deals are announced than are ever completed. But July saw progress towards the construction of one of three new Nigerian refineries expected to reduce imports of refined petroleum products, a costly and ironic feature of the oil-rich nation's economy.