August 06, 2021
The China-US Arms Trade Arms Race
By Jacob Parakilas
For all its military technology advances, China remains far behind the U.S. in arms exports. The example of Nigeria helps explain why.
April 09, 2021
Kidnappings Plague Chinese Worksites in Nigeria
By Shannon Tiezzi
Two Chinese workers were abducted this week, at least the third such incident this year.
January 12, 2021
China’s Foreign Minister Revives Belt and Road on 5-Country Africa Tour
By Eleanor Albert
Wang Yi's visit added two new partners for the BRI, among other agreements.
August 25, 2020
How China Lost Nigeria
By Adagbo Onoja
Even as China built up its influence, it remained deeply vulnerable to negative counter-narratives from the United States. That’s the paradox of hegemony.
August 12, 2020
Did Nigeria Really Cede Its Sovereignty to China in a Loan Agreement?
By Laure Deron
A legal review of the public debate sparked by a Nigeria-China commercial loan agreement.
July 12, 2019
Fresh Kidnappings of Chinese Nationals in Nigeria
By Eleanor Albert
The latest kidnappings highlight security risks for Chinese expatriates in Nigeria. But so far, that hasn't slowed Chinese investment.
October 25, 2018
What Will the US-China Trade War Mean for Africa?
By Bonnie Girard
The collateral damage and potential opportunities, as seen from Uganda, Nigeria, and Ethiopia.
September 19, 2016
Déjà Vu: Pakistan and Nigeria to Sign JF-17 Fighter Jet Deal in November
By Franz-Stefan Gady
Pakistan and Nigeria purportedly already inked a memorandum of understanding covering the sale.
July 12, 2016
China-Nigeria Relations: A Success Story for Beijing's Soft Power
By Samuel Ramani
According to one survey, Nigeria has the world's most positive view of China.