Celebrate the launch of IPS Associate Fellow Carl LeVan’s new book on “The Political Economy of Good Governance in Nigeria.”
Statement in Support and Solidarity with the Abducted Girls of the Government Girls School, Chibok, Nigeria
A coalition of faith-based, human rights groups, and members of the Nigerian Diaspora in the United States will hold a vigil in Washington, DC in support of the abducted school girls of the Government Girls School in Chibok, Nigeria and to show solidarity with the families of the girls.
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.
Twenty-two scholars with expertise on Nigeria note the “horrific violence” perpetrated against civilians and government officials, but argue that responding to Boko Haram ultimately requires a “diplomatic, developmental, and demilitarized framework.”
The Supreme Court is weighing a case with major ramifications for corporate accountability.
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.
Africa’s most populous nation has a unique history of fighting against injustice.
Nigeria is facing a perfect storm of crises including a national strike, widespread protests, and sectarian violence in the north.
Aided by global financial giants, the government of Nigeria welcomes the new year by destroying the safety net for thousands of Nigerians.
Activists plan to hold a demonstration in solidarity with Occupy Nigeria, the Nigerian “We The People” coalition and Nigeria’s organized labor sector, who have called for a general strike to protest the soaring price hikes for oil on Monday, January 9.
How did a right-wing thinktank devise U.S. policy toward Africa?
Two weeks before Nigeria’s election, Ike Okonta takes aim at progressive politics in Nigeria – or the lack thereof.
A Pfizer settlement in a Nigerian lawsuit turns ugly.
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.
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.