The Pop Stars That Swayed Nigeria’s Political Change

A roundup of how Nigeria's pop stars reacted to General Muhammadu Buhari's win and the landslide victory for All Progressives Congress


By H’Rina DeTroy

Reporting contributed by Eromo Egbejule

Nigerian history was made this month when power changed hands peacefully with the defeat of incumbent president Goodluck Jonathan and the fifteen-year rule of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). Here's a roundup of how the glitterati of Nigeria were involved in this year's elections and how some reacted to General Muhammadu Buhari's win and the landslide victory for All Progressives Congress.

H’Rina DeTroy is a writer and journalist in New York City. Rhythmically inclined, she studies flamenco and claims beat-boxing helps her think.

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