The outcome of elections in Nigeria is easy to predict. Around this time next week, Nigerians will be 48 hours from electing state governors and the main political parties should be preparing for legal battles to challenge the results of …Continue reading
Almost all of Nigeria’s 68 political parties have wrapped up their primaries and chosen candidates to stand in the country’s February 2019 general election. The poll is likely to be yet another two-horse race: a contest between the All Progressives …Continue reading
In Nigeria, you need as much as US$125,000 to buy a presidential nomination form. These exorbitant amounts are aimed to keep the highest political office in the hands of the monied, the connected and the corrupt.
If you were a …Continue reading
Nigeria is losing $50 billion to illicit financial inflows (IFF) through money laundering and corruption yearly, Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), has revealed.
CISLAC Executive Director, Mr Auwal Ibrahim Musa, disclosed this in Abuja, Nigeria’s political capital, during a …Continue reading
British ministers in 1948 discussed development investment needs for African colonial territories. The focus was not on the needs of those countries, but on how colonial development might best support the British economy. There was also a political calculation to …Continue reading