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Nigeria’s elections: no U-turn away from “Buharinomics”

Hopes that Nigeria’s elections would usher in a markedly more business-friendly administration were dashed after the ruling party’s Bola Tinubu was declared president-elect. Economic policy under a Tinubu administration is likely to shift only marginally away from recent unorthodox settings. That points to more of the same for the economy: slow growth, high inflation and balance of payments strains.

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