Prof Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo speaks on The NLNG prize for literature 2023 and Nigerian writers
By Guardian Exclusive
27 March 2023 | 5:15 pm
Professor Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo, Chairperson, The Nigerian Prize for Literature Advisory Board speaks to GuardianTV on The NLNG prize for literature 2023, the prize money, and Nigerian writers.
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Nigeria, Africa's biggest economy is electing a new government on February, 25. Not only is incumbent President Buhari stepping aside, this election also comes on the back of the #ENDSARS protests which saw youths taking to the streets demanding their rights. For the 77 Percent Street Debate, Flourish Chukwurah spoke to young Nigerians to find out what they want from their next leaders.
With so many struggling to get by, people will sell whatever they can — and that includes their vote. DW's Amaka Okoye went to a community where people are offering their vote to the highest bidder. But she also found one man trying to persuade them not to.
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With so many struggling to get by, people will sell whatever they can — and that includes their vote. Ahead of the February 25 election, DW's Amaka Okoye went to a community where people are offering their vote to the highest bidder. But she also found one man trying to persuade them not to.
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The United States (U.S.) Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, has said Nigerians have a chance to make their voices heard on Saturday during the election.
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As the voting ends and the collation of results continued across the country, Nigerians have continued to preach peace ahead of the official declaration of results. GuardianTV spoke with a few Nigerians and here is their advice.
Logistical and security challenges in Nigeria's general election have caused widespread delays and public frustration. Experts say new election technology has contributed significantly to the hitches.
Nigeria’s Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has deployed the new Bi-Modal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) for the 2023 presidential election. GuardianTV spoke with Nigerians about the effectiveness of the BVAS.
Surprises were the order of the day in Nigeria's latest election — both in conduct and outcome. DW's Abdullahi Tanko Bala believes Nigerians have reason to be hopeful as a new president prepares to take the helm.
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