‘More Major Attacks’ by Niger Delta Avengers Coming–Verisk Maplecroft

  ‘Realistic Threat’ NDA Will Carry Out More Major Attacks by  Andreas Exarheas   There is a ‘realistic threat’ that the Niger Delta Avengers will carry out more major attacks on infrastructure, says Verisk Maplecroft’s Ben Payton. There is a “realistic threat” that the Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) will carry out more major attacks on…

Muslim Fashion’s $254 Billion Market, A Continuing Challenge to Big Brands

  Muslim Fashion Is A $254 Billion Market—But Big Brands Can’t Crack It Burberry and DKNY missed the mark, but these startups–founded by Muslim women who understand Muslim women–nailed it. BY ELIZABETH SEGRAN   There’s a new must-see event on the fashion calendar. Earlier this month, the fashion elite gathered in Dubai for the first-ever Pret-A-Cover,…

How Nigeria’s Oil Industry Went Local: The Unintended Benefits of Graft

How Nigeria’s Oil Industry Went Local The Unintended Benefits of Graft By Matt Mossman The biggest real-estate foreclosure in Manhattan’s history began with a Nigerian jet-fuel binge. Kola Aluko, now in hiding from the authorities of multiple countries, allegedly spent so much money on jet fuel that he could no longer pay the mortgage on his Midtown penthouse,…