Matthew Page: A Day in the Life of a Nigerian Politician

Africa Events Director, Priyan Selvakumar speaks with Matthew Page, Chatham House Associate fellow for the Africa programme. He is also the former US intelligence Nigeria expert as well as former Deputy National Intelligence Officer for Africa on the National Intelligence Council.

Since this interview we’ve seen a major development in the situation in Nigeria as protests against police brutality. We hope this podcast provides some useful context to understand both the country and political culture in which these protests are taking place. If you are interested in learning more about the protests please read this article.


Interview by Priyan Selvakumar. Music by Lorcan Cudlip Cook