Despite liberalizing the economy to the detriment of the majority, Nigeria’s president has faced little opposition in his first year in office.
Buharism, the social and economic outlook of Nigeria’s outgoing president, did not seek an alternative to neoliberal globalization, but sought to consolidate Nigeria’s place in it.
Peter Obi, one of the three main candidates for Nigerian president, is neither a savior nor a socialist, but his candidacy and his supporters have enlivened Nigerian elections.
While Nigeria’s class divide is not between rich whites and poor blacks, it still has a lot in common with postapartheid South Africa.
Omoyele Sowore was the presidential hope of Nigeria’s more active left. He fared abysmally. What next for progressive electoral politics in Nigeria?
What has the world’s Moët drinking capital and a world leader in global indices of private jet ownership to do with left politics?