Notes by Nero Okwa
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Notes by Nero Okwa

BOOK REVIEW: The Looting Machine: Warlords, Tycoons, Smugglers and the Systematic Theft of Africa’s Wealth

Cover of The Looting Machine

Smuggling, Textile and Violence

In partnership with Chinese Manufacturers, Smugglers actively bring into Nigeria, knock-off copies of Wax textile that used to be produced in Nigeria. The World Bank has estimated that textiles smuggled into Nigeria through Benin are worth $2.2bn a year, compared with local Nigerian production that has shriveled to $40m annually.



A collection of Notes, Articles and Musings by Nero Okwa

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Nero Okwa

Entrepreneur, Product Manager and StoryTeller. In love with Business, Technology, Travel and Africa.