Nigeria Elections 2015: "Between a Rock and a Hard Place"

In this segment, we discuss the issues arising and the conflicts during and leading to the Elections General Elections in Nigeria on February 14, 2015, and the growing political violence Nigeria due to the ongoing power struggle in the country. 
We also discus the impact Boko Haram insurgency and it implications for Nigeria's future, for Africa and the African Diaspora.


  • Dr. Awam Amkpa. Associate Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis. He was chair of NYU Africana Studies Dept. He is director of film documentaries and curator of several photographic exhibitions including "Africa See you, See Me" (and photographic book), and film festivals. Dr Amkpa is the author of Theatre and Postcolonial Desires (Routledge, 2003).
  • Dr. Adeniyi Ojutiku.  also an academic but retired, co founder of Lift Up Now Foundation a USA based NGO engaged in developing and disseminating frameworks for sustainable political and democratic governance. Dr Ojutiku is the represent of North Carolina on the Southern Regional Education Board.

Produced & hosted by Wuyi Jacobs, Tyrene Wright, Delphine Vakunda


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