Disinformation has increasingly become a problem in Nigeria. The stakes in Nigerian politics have always been high, and the information warfare is simply the latest development in political manipulation.
The Internet’s growth remains on the fast track mostly in the Western Hemisphere but, for most countries in Africa, Internet development falters and often depends on Western innovation or intervention. Nigeria is not exempt from this.
In order to remain economically competitive, Nigeria needs to develop a productive workforce. For this to happen, the country must address three key issues: growing youth unemployment; a widening skills gap; and an education system in decay.