Global News Blog What do Nigeria's recent kidnappings and bombings spell for foreign investment?

Nigeria's five-year struggle against Boko Haram is beginning to wear on investor enthusiasm, and an attack during the World Economic Forum in Abuja could further shake investor confidence.

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The World Economic Forum (WEF) event that kicked off today, May 7, in Nigeria’s capital Abuja presents a high-stakes test for Africa’s largest economy as its security forces struggle to deal with a spate of car bombings and a highly publicized mass kidnapping.