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.


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.