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Professor Attahiru Jega on election management and democracy in Nigeria

This long form interview with former INEC Chairman Professor Attahiru Jega reflects on election management and the state of democracy in Nigeria

Reforming Nigeria from within

Drawing on experience of working within Nigeria’s political system, former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Dimeji Bankole, puts forward some ideas for reform.

Nigeria’s states: Another big headache for Buhari

Oluseun Onigbinde argues that despite missed opportunities Buhari can make up for lost time. As the man with the greatest leverage, he must lead the way in reforming Nigeria’s states.

TRT World, 18 May 2016

Our consultant Paul Adams was interviewed by TRT World news on the Nigerian fuel strike .

State(s) of crisis: sub-national government in Nigeria

Paul Adams examines the origins and purpose of the Nigerian federation, state governments’ financial management and responsibilities, governors’ arbitrary power, and the need to increase internally generated state revenue.

10 things to watch in Africa in 2016

Rising debt, the ever-growing prominence of social media and a battle for the soul of the ANC are just some of the things Jamie Hitchen and Nick Branson are expecting to see in Africa in the year ahead.