Article on how Nigeria President-Elect Muhammadu Buhari could tap Lt. Gen. Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau, a visiting fellow at UMass Boston's Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development. Under former President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, Dambazau served as army chief of staff for four years until 2010.
Asian American Studies Program Alumnus Henry Ho '14 is profiled. "I’m assisting new immigrants because my parents were new immigrants when they came over, I’m sure they needed assistance," Ho said. Peter Kiang, director of the Asian American Studies Program, is also interviewed.
Darren Kew, executive director of the Center for Peace, Democracy, and Development at UMass Boston, says the recent electoral defeat for the Peoples' Democratic Party has left the organization in turmoil, rekindling fears of one-party rule in Nigeria.