Former presidents Obasanjo and Mbeki have arguably made the most important contribution to Africa in the 21st Century by promoting peace, democracy, regional integration and pan-Africanism.
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
Despite the large number of aspirants for Nigeria's 2019 elections, women and young people remain underrepresented.
Young aspirant politicians lack support structure and the money, both of which remain strong factors in deciding politics in Nigeria.
Inefficient policing in Nigeria has forced many communities to rely on vigilante groups for security. Despite using force and violence, many groups even have support from authorities.