The gap between the continent’s most democratic and authoritarian regions is likely to continue to grow.
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It's been a decade since Boko Haram morphed into a violent, radicalised, Jihadist sect after the death of its founder. Since then it has caused untold harm in Nigeria.
South Africa and Nigeria have had a turbulent relationship dating back to the early 1990s.
Although Nigeria and South Africa are often cast as rivals they have a strong bilateral relationship
WhatsApp can amplify and complement a candidate’s ground campaign. But it cannot replace it.
June 12 is widely regarded as the most important day in Nigeria's post-independence poltiical history
Nigeria has the world's highest number of out-of-school children and over 60 million of its citizens are illiterate. Here's what the country can do to improve its education sector.
While the 2019 presidential election wasn't perfect, it showed that democracy is gradually being entrenched in Nigeria.
Nigeria's high unemployment rate has created a bloated and unproductive informal sector.
In the end, Buhari possibly won simply because the Peoples Democratic Party wasn't offering a viable alternative.
Investors favoured Muhammadu Buhari's opponent, Atiku Abubakar. So what are the Nigerian president's economic priorities?
The electorate monitored political parties very closely, an indication that democracy in Nigeria is taking root.
Regardless of how the elections are conducted on the new dates announced, losing parties will blame the postponement for their defeat.
Buhari’s handling of the economy has been somewhere between poor and appalling. But the same could be said of past administrations.
Most of the things Nigerians complained about in 2015 are still unresolved -- unemployment, poverty and economic disempowerment.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is hoping to be reelected but he's fallen short on the country's security challenges.
There is concern that Nigeria's attitude towards foreign direct investors may erode inward capital flows.
Despite the large number of aspirants for Nigeria's 2019 elections, women and young people remain underrepresented.
Government remains the major funder of universities. But it hasn't met its obligations even though many institutions face serious infrastructure decay.