CSIS scholars from the Africa Program, Middle East Program, Global Health Policy Center, the Human Rights Initiative, the Prosperity and Development Project, and the Global Food Security Program research the most critical issues facing the African continent.

Photo: George Osodi/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Photo: George Osodi/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Nigeria's Evolving Outlook: New Politics, Old Outcomes

The complex dynamics of politics, security, economics, and governance heavily influence one of Africa’s largest oil producers, Nigeria. Rich in crude oil reserves and natural gas deposits, President Tinubu’s early actions suggest more of a business-as-usual approach to overcoming Nigeria’s development challenges.

Report by Cameron Hudson — May 17, 2024

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Daniel F. Runde
Senior Vice President; William A. Schreyer Chair; Director, Project on Prosperity and Development
Katherine E. Bliss
Senior Fellow and Director, Immunizations and Health Systems Resilience, Global Health Policy Center