The Promise and Peril of Nigeria’s 2023 Elections

Posted on Tue 27 December 2022 in Nigeria • Tagged with Buhari, INEC, Elections, PVC, PDP, APC, Obi, Atiku, Tinubu

Buhari's Military Past

Michelle Gavin, The Council on Foreign Relations

Nigeria’s 2023 general election is just weeks away. With incumbent President Mohammadu Buhari term-limited, the country will be choosing a new leader. That new president will immediately confront an exhausting array of challenges, from multiple, complex security crises to a disastrously mismanaged …

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Money is breaking democracy in Nigeria

Posted on Mon 27 June 2022 in Nigeria • Tagged with Democracy, Nigerian Politics, INEC, PDP, Peter Obi, APC, Buhari, Tinubu, Atiku, Awolowo

Some Nigerian women displaying their voter cards at a polling units during one of the country’s elections. Photo:aap/ Peter Obe. Obe

Ayo Olukotun, Olabisi Onabanjo University

Nigeria has had 23 years of unbroken civilian rule since 1999, and commemorates this return to democratic …

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