What can Buhari win from the summit season?

What can Buhari win from the summit season?

Alone among the leaders of Africa’s big economies, President Muhammadu Buhari attended the UN General Assembly in person, in the week starting 19 September. It was Nigeria’s opening shot in a sequence of economic and political summits taking place between now and the...
Will Nigeria soon become a one-party state?

Will Nigeria soon become a one-party state?

The defection of another key member of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has increased fears that Nigeria may soon become a one-party state. Femi Fani-Kayode, a long-time critic of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), defected and claimed that he...
What Abuja sees in the Taliban’s takeover

What Abuja sees in the Taliban’s takeover

Rarely has President Muhammadu Buhari been so quick to explain the impact of a geopolitical shift on Nigeria to the international press. That he chose to release an op-ed, written by his top foreign policy advisers, to the Financial Times just hours after the fall of...