“No Peace, No Election”: Will insecurity undermine Nigeria’s 2023 general elections?

As Nigeria looks ahead to general elections in February 2023, there is growing concern that insecurity will undermine the process, making it...

WATCH: The Political Thought of the Philosopher Kings – with follow...

Check out the latest IDAP event on the political thought of Senghor, Nyerere, Nkrumah, Keïta, Houphouët-Boigny, Kenyatta, Kaunda, Azikiwe, Cabral ... and...
Mental health nurse in front of a community mental health center in Nigeria. Credit: Julian Eaton, Revue de Santé Oculaire, 2004. Creative Commons License.

“No Peace Without Peace of Mind”: The Imperative to Integrate Mental...

In 2014, Boko Haram gained international attention for its brutal attacks—including its abduction of hundreds of schoolgirls—in Northeast Nigeria. This attention, though,...

WATCH! Digital Authoritarianism and How to Resist It

Check out the last show from our sister webinar, the Resistance Bureau. Brilliant speakers talk about the rise of digital authoritarianism and...

More Women, but at What Cost? The Pitfalls of Reserved Seats...

On 9 August, Kenyans went to the polls for landmark general elections that featured the highest ever number of women candidates, resulting...

The Game Before The Game: The Ekiti and Osun Gubernatorial Elections...

Nigeria elects a governor every year. This is because several states have seen their leaders removed via judicial processes that are increasingly...

WATCH! The importance of ideologies and ideas in Africa – IDAP...

Check out the brilliant round table on the importance of ideologies and ideas in Africa. https://youtu.be/iWHxNa8DePQ

IDAP Launch Event! The importance of ideas and ideologies in Africa...

The importance of ideas & ideologies in Africa 19 JULY 2022 4:00 PM UK/Nigeria, 5:00PM...

The False Tradeoff: Revisiting the Democracy vs Security Paradigm in Africa

You would not know it from the news, but sub-Saharan Africa is experiencing its worst surge of political violence in more than...

Nigeria’s new Kingmakers

In a country as diverse as Nigeria, few events provide such a clear melting pot of the country’s different groups as a...