Nigeria in 2012: Crises and Reforms
Garba Sani, Arewa Association UK
Alistair Soyode, Founder and Chairman, BEN Television
Sola Tayo, Associate Fellow, Africa Programme, Chatham House
Discussant: Tom Burgis, Financial Times
Chair: Josephine Osikena, Director, Foreign Policy Centre
Protests over fuel subsidies have combined with an upsurge in extremist violence to create renewed uncertainty, and some alarm, over Nigeria’s prospects. This meeting will seek to evaluate the range of speculation that is appearing and offer a balanced and sober perspective on what is happening in different parts of this vast and complex country, as well as what positive role international partners might play.