International Affairs
1 November 2011 , Volume 67, Number 6

Nigeria is a country so unwieldy in its size, and so complex in its politics and structures, that it necessitates a certain level of assumption, together with an understanding of the detail of its interlinking internal dynamics. Its diversity and influence demand a nuanced engagement; its scale necessitates a broad-brush and bold approach.


Elizabeth Donnelly

Elizabeth Donnelly

Deputy Head, Africa Programme

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