Nigeria Decides 2023

How to Not Waste Your Vote What Voter Turnout Will Mean in the 2023 Elections

Since its return to democratic rule in 1999, Nigeria has enjoyed uninterrupted democracy. The nation has conducted six successive electoral cycles. These elections, however, are occasionally flawed and often marked by violence. Additionally, a constant issue that has beguiled the process of electing leaders is the issue of low voter turnout and voter apathy.

A Compendium of Controversial Pairings APC’s Muslim/Muslim Ticket and Nigeria’s 2023 Presidential Elections

Nigeria has not endured such high decibels of uproar and frenzy over the religious affiliations of a presidential/vice-presidential ticket pairing since 1979. Not only did Tinubu’s announcement on 10 July 2022, cause a nationwide discourse mill, it also fundamentally shaped the personnel positions, campaign strategies, and politicking steps of numerous parties.

Voting For Nigeria’s Potential The 2023 Elections Matter but Have Nigerians Suffered Enough?

As Nigeria approaches yet another crossroad, many have cause to reflect on the country’s progress, its pitfalls and its hopes. Few people will deny that the country is full of ‘potential’, and yet, almost 63 years after independence, Nigeria is yet to actualize the full extent of its potential. The pressing question on our mind is: why has Nigeria not been able to convincingly begin its journey towards meeting key development goals?

The Past, Present and Future Kings of Nigerian Politics How ‘Godfathers’ Became a Key Part of Political Party Financing in Nigeria

In Nigeria, godfatherism is ‘nothing new’ and traces of godfatherism can be found going back as early as the independence era. Today, the large sums of money godfathers bring into politics perpetuates their existence, but how did these figures become so influential over Nigeria’s politics?

What is the Future of Nigeria’s Health Sector? A Look at the Presidential Candidates’ Manifestos

All four manifestos have common policies and varying differences, reflective of recommendations made to strengthen deliveries on the expectations for the health sector. After the elections conclude and a winner is declared, one of these manifestos will be the blueprint for the health sector for the next four or eight years.