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  • Trump and Twitter: The wrong person doing the right thing for the wrong reasons

    When Donald Trump suggested you could cure COVID-19 by drinking bleach, Nigerians could be forgiven for thinking his public statements…

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  • Are electronic voting machines the first step towards rebuilding Nigerian voter’s trust in democracy?

    Amid all the heartbreak and hardship it is hard to imagine any good at all coming out of the COVID-19…

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  • Why does Nigeria have the worst voter turnout in West Africa? And why does it matter more than even during the coronavirus crisis?

    Take a look at voter turnout numbers in West African presidential elections and see if you can see the odd…

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  • Military rule through the back door or vital to save us from COVID-19? How the Infectious Disease Act controversy shows Nigerian politics needs to change

    Only Nigeria could find itself with a government unable to pass vital health protection laws during a deadly worldwide health…

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  • Muhammadu Buhari

    Nigerian politicians can use app Rate Your Leader for free to communicate during lockdown

      Nigerian leaders have been invited to use a top-rated communication app for free to help them keep in touch…

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  • COVID-19 aid quarrel: “How can Nigerians trust their politicians when their politicians don’t trust each other?”

      A political squabble over the distribution of aid to Nigerians struggling during the COVID-19 lockdown exposes the crisis of…

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  • COVID-19: What Nigeria must learn from the UK when communicating in a crisis

    A digital democracy campaign is calling on Nigerian officials to learn lessons from the UK government’s response to the Coronavirus…

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  • Does discredited democracy have Nigerians missing military rule?

    A Nigerian digital democracy campaign is warning the nation must improve the reputation of its elections – or risk citizens…

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  • Cambridge Breakfast: Rate Your Leader

    Julian & Lucy hear about the Rate Your Leader app and how citizens are now driving local democracy. They speak…

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  • Joel Popoola: Nigerian born British genius behind digital democracy project

    Joel Popoola, a British citizen of Nigerian descent, is the founder of a digital democracy project – Rate Your Leader.…

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