Housing Rights, Property Rights, and Human Rights in Abuja

Housing Rights, Property Rights, and Human Rights in Abuja

Attend this talk with IPS Associate Fellow Carl LeVan, an assistant professor in the School of International Service at American University, who will discuss his recent field research exploring how the poor are organizing for housing rights, human rights, and self-help in Abuja.

Bad-Judgment Jonathan Incites Public, Boko Haram

Bad-Judgment Jonathan Incites Public, Boko Haram

Can Nigeria’s government manage public dissatisfaction with the economy, ethnic divisions, and the violent Boko Haram? An interview with former ambassador to Nigeria John Campbell.

Occupy Nigeria

Occupy Nigeria

Africa’s most populous nation has a unique history of fighting against injustice.

Nigeria’s Perfect Storm

Nigeria’s Perfect Storm

Nigeria is facing a perfect storm of crises including a national strike, widespread protests, and sectarian violence in the north.

Assessing Women’s Rights in Nigeria

The Nigerian government needs to show commitment to the Protocol on the Rights of Women in Africa by passing relevant laws and allocating funds to women’s rights.

Nigeria @ 50

The direction that Nigeria takes — towards a future of hope and growth, or one of backsliding and defeat — depends, to a great extent, on the country’s future leadership.