A growing economy sits uneasily next to poverty and division, writes William Wallis.
Nigeria has often come with superlatives attached. At independence in 1960, it was said to be the African superpower in waiting. After civil war and years of military misrule had turned that hope on its head, Russian diplomats posted to Lagos were still describing Nigeria as “Africa plus something”.
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Unlike the majority of Nigerian cities, Calabar is one that has the unique potential to become a major tourist destination, if developed, branded and marketed accordingly.