Nigeria, Africa’s most populous country by far, may not have a political profile to match its size. But it has a powerful tradition of socialist theory and practice that deserves to be better understood by the international left. That tradition has helped shape the best features of Nigeria’s contemporary political scene.
Adam Mayer is the author of Naija Marxisms: Revolutionary Thought in Nigeria. He teaches international relations at Széchenyi István University of Győr, Hungary.