Electoral Violence in Nigeria

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In the political arena, election violence has remained a major feature of Nigeria’s political landscape, and a review of this problem, suggests a number of reasons: poverty, a culture of impunity by political officeholders, corruption, weak penalties for political offenders, a lack of effective governance, and small arms proliferation, amongst others. All these have the … Read more

Conflict Issues: The Nigerian Experience

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Nigeria is one of the most ethnically and culturally diverse African countries, with an estimated population figure (as at October, 31st 2011), of over 160 million consisting of many distinct ethno-linguistic groups and split almost evenly between Muslims and Christians. These groups constitute a complex interaction of social, political and economic diversity that make up … Read more