Nigeria Elections

Nigeria 2023: Obi gets high-profile Yoruba backing, but can he win rural south-west?

Insurgent candidate Peter Obi has won endorsements by former president Olusegun Obasanjo and other influential groups in the Yoruba dominated ... south-west. Frontrunner Bola Tinubu holds the political machinery of the area in an iron grip. However, Obi is hoping to make inroads in the rural hinterlands, and cause an upset in this bloc of 18.3 million voters - the second largest in the country.

Nigeria 2023: For singer Falz, “voter turnout will be way higher than 2019″

Folarin Falana, son of legendary Nigerian human rights lawyers, Femi Falana, was expected to follow in his father’s footsteps having studied ... law in the UK. But less than two years of working in his parents’ law firm, he dropped the wig and gown for entertainment, adopting the name Falz and has never looked back. He tells The Africa Report about his journey, and how he is fusing activism with entertainment