Why Nigeria is crucial to democracy in Africa

From The Economist.

Nigeria’s youth are fighting for a better, cleaner government. What can this political awakening tell us about the state of democracy across Africa?

00:00 – Why Nigeria matters
01:06 – Nigeria’s security crisis
03:42 – How corruption threatens Nigeria’s democracy
05:26 – How young Nigerians are driving change
11:31 – Youth protests across Africa

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Peter Obi on why he is running to be Nigeria’s president: https://econ.st/3YFTNvf

Can a political underdog save Nigeria? https://econ.st/3YVWatJ

Old hopefuls are jostling to succeed Nigeria’s President Buhari: https://econ.st/3EbHPkK

Peter Obi, a man who carries his own suitcases, could be Nigeria’s next president: https://econ.st/3K9UFDX

After eight dismal years, Nigeria prepares to replace President Buhari: https://econ.st/3IqZdon

Insurgency, secessionism and banditry threaten Nigeria: https://econ.st/3Kaiagq

How kidnappers, zealots and rebels are making Nigeria ungovernable: https://econ.st/3YSXtcU

Nigeria’s economy will continue to struggle in 2023: https://econ.st/3jS1akk

Nigeria’s economy is stuck in a rut: https://econ.st/3XDc1vX

Fintech is booming, despite a weak economy. Can that last? https://econ.st/3S2yth4

Africa’s fintech firms vie for domination: https://econ.st/3jWT6yH

African startups are raising unprecedented amounts. What next? https://econ.st/3Xue71f

How oil-rich Nigeria failed to profit from an oil boom: https://econ.st/3xngXKK

Africa’s population will double by 2050: https://econ.st/3k01L3i

On the trail with the surprise front-runner in Nigeria’s presidential race: https://econ.st/3XyHeAv