Nigeria had 93 million registered voters, but only a quarter voted: 5 reasons why

Posted on Thu 23 March 2023 in Nigeria • Tagged with Nigerian Elections 2023, Bola Tinubu, Tinubu, APC, Peter Obi, INEC, Labour Party, PDP, Atiku

Nigeria’s voter turnout has been declining since 2007. Samuel Alabi/AFP via Getty Images

Chikodiri Nwangwu, Ph.D, University of Nigeria

Nigerians went to the polls in late February to vote for a new president, as well as representatives to two houses of the federal parliament. The turnout was …

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The Promise and Peril of Nigeria’s 2023 Elections

Posted on Tue 27 December 2022 in Nigeria • Tagged with Buhari, INEC, Elections, PVC, PDP, APC, Obi, Atiku, Tinubu

Buhari's Military Past

Michelle Gavin, The Council on Foreign Relations

Nigeria’s 2023 general election is just weeks away. With incumbent President Mohammadu Buhari term-limited, the country will be choosing a new leader. That new president will immediately confront an exhausting array of challenges, from multiple, complex security crises to a disastrously mismanaged …

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