AN INSECURE DEMOCRACY: WHAT NIGERIA STANDS TO LOSE IN ITS NEXT PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS
By Andrew Muse-Fisher Staff Writer In the past year, mainstream news outlets have accentuated Nigeria’s extremist Boko Haram, reporting how the group has kidnapped, bombed and murdered Nigerians to promote their Islamic values. Though the threat that Boko Haram poses is the nation’s foremost security problem, it is only one item of debate between the…
#BRINGBACKOURGIRLS AND THE LIMITS OF INTERNATIONAL ACTION
Staff writer Rashika Rakibullah examines the factors that limit the value of foreign intervention in Nigeria, especially if outrage overpowers understanding and context.
THE ABUSE OF ENTRUSTED POWER: COMBATING CORRUPTION IN NIGERIA
By Alexis Coopersmith Staff Writer A video uploaded to YouTube in August showed a Nigerian police officer stop a car, sit down in the passenger seat and demand 25,000 naira, or $155, from the driver, claiming that he committed an offence. When the driver responds saying that he does not have that much money to…