Black China: Africa's First Superpower Is Coming Sooner Than You Think - Newsweek

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

News Type: USIP in the News

It's midnight in a medieval palace in the oldest city in West Africa: Kano, Nigeria. A thousand years ago, this was one of the richest cities in the world, the terminus of the cross-Saharan trade that brought salt to exchange for slaves, gold and ivory. The palace...

Economy, Insecurity and Corruption Weigh on Nigerian Elections - Voice of America

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

News Type: USIP in the News

Nigerians go to the polls Saturday to choose a president and legislature for Africa’s most populous country, returning two weeks later to pick state governors and local representatives. Voters in the West African nation must decide whether to grant a second term to President Muhammadu Buhari. The 76-year-old former military leader won office in 2015 on...

Boko Haram: Journey From Evil - Leadership

Saturday, December 16, 2017

News Type: USIP in the News

Someday, tranquillity will return to Borno State; the ordinary rhythms of life would return, as would the everyday bustle of the city. But, for now, a restless tension lurks beneath the surface. Not a moment goes by without the threat of violence, without the fear that militant Islamic group, Boko Haram, might unleash another attack.