Nigeria’s surprising opposition leader, Peter Obi

Harry Burns, a London-based analyst with Toronto’s Crestview Strategies, presents in this article an in-depth look at why Peter Obi, a long-standing opposition leader in Nigeria, has teamed up with the small Labour Party for a shot at this year’s election. Harry leads off our coverage of opposition parties in Nigeria. Several Nigerian commentators have agreed to contribute pieces setting the stage for one of Africa’s most important elections. A highlight of Opposition International’s coverage will be advocacy for the diaspora’s right to vote.