Tag Archives: Port Harcourt

Moving ‘White Man’s Deads’ is no second hand business

I wrote this for Chimurenga Chronic a while ago: Since the 1970s, the importation of second-hand clothing has been banned in Nigeria. People give different reasons for the policy. An official of Nigerian Customs told me the practice was banned because they are dirty clothes picked from the streets of Europe, something unfit for Nigerians… Read More »

A Nigerian financial class action suit

A Lagos High Court has given nod to 80 aggrieved investors, bonded in a class action suit, to seek legal remedies against a Lagos asset management company, BGL Ltd., for an alleged N30 billion financial fraud in a private placement offer. In the nation’s first class action lawsuit in the margin loan crisis, Justice Charles… Read More »