A bank in suspense: Goodluck Jonathan and Lamido Sanusi

In this blog piece, Michaela Collord explores President Goodluck Jonathan's suspension of the Central Bank Governor, Lamido Sanusi and questions what the potential repercussions of...

How to Revive Africa’s Lost Civic Spaces

It was a hot afternoon at the Obafemi Awolowo University campus, a university situated in the ancient city of Ile-Ife, a little...

Electoral Reform in Nigeria: The Manipulation of the Electoral Bill 2021

The Electoral Bill 2021 is still waiting to be passed by the Nigerian legislature, having missed the two initial deadlines...

Major Event on Promoting Women and Youth Political Participation and Representation!

We at Democracy in Africa are delighted to be teaming up with the Winihin Jemide Series to host a special event on...

What next for UK-Africa relations after Brexit?

The recent UK-Africa Summit in London was big on rhetoric but short on economic commitments in the post-Brexit landscape. Researchers from the University of...

DIA SEMINAR: John Campbell on Nigeria and the Nation-State

NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN DEMOCRACY IN AFRICA SEMINAR SERIES EPISODE 2: THURSDAY 25 MARCH 2021 1:00pm Eastern Time/5:00pm UK/6:00pm Nigeria TO REGISTER CLICK HERE
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Traditional Qur’anic students in Nigeria: Fair game for unfair accusations?

As attacks attributed to the militant Islamic group Boko Haram continue in Nigeria, Hannah Hoechner explores the  ways in which students at traditional Qur’anic schools are...
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In Nigeria, President Buhari hits the ground walking

DiA's own Nic Cheeseman reflects on the first few weeks of President Buhari's second term in Nigeria following his re-election in polls...

Nigerian political parties: more ideology than meets the eye

In this blog, Philip Dorrell argues that, contrary to popular opinion, Nigerian parties are ideologically driven. Philip has recently graduated from the University of...

Good NGOs, Bad NGOs: Nigerian Government Partnership with NGOs in Counter-terrorism...

In Nigeria, what makes an NGO ‘good’ or ‘bad’? In this brief but compelling read, Emeka Thaddues Njoku shows how the Nigerian security services...