Matthew T. Page

Matthew T. Page is a non-resident fellow with the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) in Abuja and author of Nigeria: What Everyone Needs to Know (Oxford University Press). He also is an advisor with Transparency International’s London-based Defence and Security Programme. Now a consultant, Matthew was until recently the U.S. intelligence community’s top expert on Nigeria. Previously with the Department of State’s Bureau of Intelligence and Research, he also served as Deputy National Intelligence Officer for Africa with the U.S. National Intelligence Council. Matthew also served as senior analyst for West Africa at the Defense Intelligence Agency, as an Africa analyst with the U.S. Marine Corps, and was a International Affairs Fellow with the Council on Foreign