Ep. 17. Nigeria’s 2019 Election Review: Voices from Nigerian Youth

Step Up Nigeria asked Nigerian youth what their voting experiences were during the 2019 General Elections. We had many replies on our social media platforms and were pleased to see the enthusiasm of young people who wanted to exercise their civic responsibility.

Ibukun, Nomnso and Feranmi from Step Up Nigeria discuss experiences of the election

In this episode, the team discuss reviews of the electoral process, what went wrong, what went right, and recommendations for what could be done better ahead of the 2023 elections. We had some interesting recommendations that could significantly improve voting in Nigeria, listen in to hear more.

Ep. 16. Why young middle class Nigerians are not voting in the 2019 elections, and what can be done to fix it.

More and more young middle class people are getting disinterested in the political process in Nigeria. As elections draw near, we speak to a group of young people (23-28) who share their experiences and views on voting in elections. We ask if they are voting in the 2019 elections, what barriers they face, and what can be done to enable more young people vote in elections.

Ep. 15. Will women do a better job fighting corruption if they win in 2019?

Lois Auta & Zainab Mohammed (Candidates running for House of Representatives – Bwari Area Council)

Nigeria has one of the lowest levels of women representation in politics in Africa, and some Nigerian women hope to change the status quo in 2019. What will women do differently to fight corruption in Nigeria? This week, we hear from aspiring women candidates who if elected, hope to tackle corruption and improve service delivery in Nigeria.

Technological game changers in the fight against corruption

What new technology would transform anti-corruption efforts in Nigeria?  What role will ordinary Nigerians play in the effectiveness of such technology? How close are we to getting there?

Step Up Nigeria Team are joined by Kola Aina, Adam Talsma and Chuba and Chine Ezekwesili to discuss the role of tech in fighting corruption.

As we start the New year, Step Up Nigeria seeks innovative ways to solving Nigeria’s corruption problem and this week are joined by Kola Aina (Founder of the Ventures Platform), Adam Talsma (Regional Director for Africa at Reboot), and Chuba & Chine Ezekwesili (Founders of Akanka Design) to do just that.

Step Up Nigeria’s Review of 2018- Annual Report

As 2018 draws to an end we take stock of our first six months of operation. What have we done and what impact have we had? Find out through our annual report, available to download now:


Also in episode 13 of our Step Up Nigeria podcast we talk about some of our highlights.