Nigeria annual review 2012

  • Nigeria annual review 2012 e-book

    All the chapters from IFLR's Nigeria annual review 2012 are available to view in e-book format

  • A time of change

    Investors and lawyers give their perspectives on Nigeria’s thorny reputation and its transformation agenda

  • Equity Capital Markets

    In 2008, Nigerian issuers accounted for 44.6% of all equity issuances in Africa. That figure has now reached 9.3%. The IFLR investigates the boom and bust of the equity capital markets and the subsequent rise of the debt capital markets.

  • M&A and private equity

    Although legislative uncertainty has hindered large investments in oil and gas, commentators and statistics point to positive developments from private equity and ambitious domestic corporates

  • Nigeria’s promising geology

    Nigeria is known as an oil and gas economy and a recent report published in June 2012 by BP reveals the extent of its reserves and the shortfalls in its production

  • Vision 20:2020

    SNR Denton’s Veronika Koroleva and Geoffrey Wynne, with support from Udo Udoma and Belo-Osagie, introduce the ambitious economic reforms underway in Nigeria and look at financing structures, the petroleum sector reforms and the implications of the UK Bribery Act

  • Weathering the storm

    Kalu Abosi of SPA Ajibade & Co analyses Nigeria’s shift from an equity to a debt market following the stock market crisis

  • Force of nature

    Bayo Ojo of Bayo Ojo & Co looks at the regulatory framework guiding foreign investments in Nigeria and the potential rewards the country offers in natural resources, power and infrastructure

  • The future of oil, gas and power

    Kingsley Sawyerr and Chisom Udechukwu of Aina Blankson look at the prospects for Nigeria’s oil and gas and power sectors: examining mistakes of the past, trends and challenges in the present and reforms for the future

  • Strategies for success

    Kehinde Aina, Chinonyelum Uwazie and Banji Adenwusi of Aina Blankson look at strategies for successful M&A transactions in Nigeria

  • Beating the ­system

    Adewale Atake, Igonikon Whyte and Victor Okpara of Templars examine the difficulties of enforcing arbitral awards against Nigerian state entities