Foreign Affairs Politics and Policy

In South Korea And Brazil, ‘Heroic’ Former Presidents Are Now In Prison. What It Means for Nigeria

On Sunday, Brazil’s former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva spent his first night in jail after being found guilty of corruption charges. Two days earlier, South Korea’s ousted president, Park Geun-hye, got sentenced to 24 years on a conviction for 18 charges including bribery, coercion and abuse of power. Ms Park was the first […]

Foreign Affairs Politics and Policy

What Are the UK’s Interests in Nigeria’s Elections and Looted Funds?

At the inaugural ‘Diplomatic dialogue’ organized by civic accountability organisation BudgIT held over the weekend, British deputy high commissioner to Nigeria, Laure Beaufils, related the commitments and intentions of the British government in Nigeria. Ms Beaufils was the lone special guest of the dialogue which, according to the organizers, is aimed at engaging organisations, high […]