A Week in Nigeria: 29 September

Highlights from Reuters coverage of Nigeria over the last seven days

Nigeria’s central bank governor, Godwin Emefiele, held the benchmark interest rate at 14 percent and expressed optimism about the $8.1 bln MTN dispute

In this week’s round-up: Shell’s struggles to shift strategy, a general strike and a tightly contested bellwether gubernatorial race in Osun.

Onshore production has risen in recent years as a share of Shell’s output in Nigeria

While the presidency expressed delight at the result, the opposition PDP alleged that the vote had been marred by violence and voter intimidation.

Nigeria bureau chief for Reuters. Ghanaian family, British accent. Ex-BBC, before that newspapers.