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Olayinka Ajala

Olayinka Ajala

Dr Olayinka Ajala holds a doctorate degree in Politics from the University of York. Prior to that, he graduated from the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex where he studied Globalisation and Development. Olayinka also holds a Bachelors degree in Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology from Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria.
    Buhari’s visit to South Africa eased tensions. But more needs to be done
    Buhari’s visit to South Africa eased tensions. But more needs to be done
    There were mixed feelings among Nigerians over President Muhammadu Buhari’s state visit to South Africa because of the recent xenophobic attacks...
    Nigeria’s election delay: Why, and what next?
    Nigeria’s election delay: Why, and what next?
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    Nigeria’s 2019 election: a two-horse race with uninspiring candidates
    Nigeria’s 2019 election: a two-horse race with uninspiring candidates
    Almost all of Nigeria’s 68 political parties have wrapped up their primaries and chosen candidates to stand in the country’s February 2019...
    Nigeria is not ready to hold free and fair elections next year. Here's why
    Nigeria is not ready to hold free and fair elections next year. Here's why
    The 2019 presidential elections in Nigeria will be the country’s sixth since 1999, when it shifted to democracy after a long period of military...
    Clashes are on the rise between farmers and herdsmen in the Sahel
    Clashes are on the rise between farmers and herdsmen in the Sahel
    As fireworks were lighting up the skies to usher in the New Year across the world, gunfire was echoing out in Nigeria’s Benue State. On this...