Author: IDEAs Moderator

IDEAS RADIO SHOW EPISODE 2 Introduction to IDEAS Radio

Incumbency again has been, you use the power of the security agencies to go in massive force and so on.  So that, while we still see some of that, certainly in terms of the amount of ‘security’, that is put out, especially when we are having these individual gubernatorial elections.   But actually, we have not really seen it in terms of doing things that will make you very popular with the electorate, not just directly handing out bags of rice or tins of tomato paste or whatever.

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IDEAS RADIO SHOW EPISODE 1 Introduction to IDEAS Radio

Thank you Rotimi.  The IDEAS programme is something that I’ve been asked to do by the CITAD which is a Nigerian NGO, and they are being supported by the MacArthur Foundation, to get Nigerians thinking in a more critical way about issues relating to integrity, their democracy, ethics, accountability.  Obviously, that includes things like anti-corruption, issues of corruption or corruption news but the emphasis is on how we can build these things so that our democracy becomes stronger

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