The primacy of the Niger Delta for the economy| glObserver Global Economics

In the aftermath of Nigeria’s 2015 presidential elections, investor relief over the absence of widespread post-election violence manifested in the country’s All-Share Index registering its highest gains since March 2010.


Voters have provided the opposition APC with clear majorities in both Houses of the National Assembly, which will be crucial to implement the new government’s legislative schedule over the next four years. Spurred by its national success, the APC as well fared well in 11 April’s governorship and national assembly elections, winning 19 of the 28 governor posts. These wins as well reduce the PDP’s political relevance for the time being to the oil-rich Delta.

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