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Nigeria elections 2007

Nigeria elections 2007

defending the people"s mandate

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Published by [s.n.] in Abuja .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Elections -- Nigeria,
  • Nigeria -- Politics and government -- 1993-

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled and edited by Jibrin Ibrahim and Samuel Egwu.
    ContributionsIbrahim, Jibrin., Egwu, Samuel G.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJQ3098 .N515 2005
    The Physical Object
    Pagination106 p. ;
    Number of Pages106
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16221269M
    ISBN 100977609804
    LC Control Number2007332034

    The methodology is qualitative in approach, relying on secondary data from books, journal articles and newspaper commentaries. Keywords Election, violence, multi ethnic, democratic consolidation, Nigeria. References. Electoral violence and Nigeria’s elections.   After reading this book, I have ordered copies for a few people and the general comment is that it's been extremely informative. Nigeria cannot change except patriotic people get into power. This book has given me hope that it is indeed possible for patriotic people to win elections but that process must start immediately without s: 7.

      Below is a table of results from states around Nigeria from Saturday's presidential elections. The figures show the number of votes won by the main candidates in . How has Nigeria attempted to limit the effect of regional cumulative cleavages on elections? Regulations that for presidential elections the candidate must win 25% of the vote in 2/3s of the states and that a party must win 5% of the vote in the local elections in 24 of 36 states in order to move on to federal elections.

    Column - LAST weekend's by-election, like the Presidential and National Assembly poll that held a week earlier, predictably recorded a low turn-out of voters. Nigeria: The Lessons of   As Africa's largest economy, with over million people, Nigeria is a bellwether for the viability of the continent's democracies. As one analyst puts it, as goes Nigeria, so goes Africa. Simply, a free and fair election absent of post-electoral violence is one that will embolden struggling democracies throughout the continent.


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Nigeria Elections - The April election marked the first civilian-to-civilian handover of power in the nation’s history. A total of 43 parties participated in the national assembly.

General elections were held in Nigeria on 23 February to elect the President, Vice President, House of Representatives and the Senate.

The elections had initially been scheduled for 16 February, but the Electoral Commission postponed the vote by a week at on the original polling day, citing logistical challenges in getting electoral materials to polling stations on t: % (pp).

Although both the and presidential elections were marred by significant irregularities and violence, Nigeria is currently experiencing its longest period of civilian rule since independence.

The general elections of marked the first civilian-to-civilian transfer of power in the country's history. Whereas national processes connected to pre-election violence have received increased scholarly attention, little is known of local dynamics of violence after elections.

This article examines the Nigerian post-election violence with regard to the ways in which national electoral processes interweave with local social and political by: 6. “ Nigeria’s General Elections:The Challenges Ahead at the Ladi Kwali Hall, Sheraton Hotel and Towers, Abuja, August Iwu, M, Beyond Elections.

Presidential elections were held in Nigeria on 19 April The result was a victory for incumbent Olusegun Obasanjo of the People's Democratic Party, who defeated his closest opponent Muhammadu Buhari by over 11 million votes.

Voter turnout was %. Federal Republic of Nigeria State and National Elections 13 II. PRE-ELECTION PERIOd A. Political Situation in Nigeria The political situation in Nigeria in advance of the April elections was volatile and tense.

Having won consecutive elections in. for the Nigerian Elections I. INTRODUCTION This report is offered by the international pre-election assessment delegation organized by the International Republican Institute (IRI) in anticipation of the national and state executive and legislative elections in the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

The. Chapter Four by Usman Maitambari is entitled “Emerging Pattern of Security Challenges: Some Reflections on and Elections”. The elections were the first elections conducted by an incumbent civilian regime in nearly twenty years. It produced what the then ruling National Party of Nigeria called a landslide victory.

In all 25 political parties participated in the parliamentary elections. Both the ruling PDP and the main opposition All Nigeria People's Party (ANPP) pledged to fight corruption. The leading contenders in the presidential polls were Mr. Umaru Yar'Adua the PDP nominee and the ANPP's Muhammadu Buhari a former military ruler who had come.

February Presidential Election Registered Vot, Total Votes (Voter Turnout) 30, (%) Invalid/Blank VotesTotal Valid Vo, Candidate (Party. In the widely monitored election, former military ruler Olusegun Obasanjo was elected on the PDP platform.

On 29 MayObasanjo was sworn in as President and Commander-in-Chief of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. In the controversial general election on 21 AprilUmaru Yar'Adua of the PDP was elected President. ABUJA, Nigeria April 23 — The ruling party’s candidate for president, Umaru Yar’Adua, easily won the election in Nigeria, election officials here announced today.

Elections and Governance in Nigeria’s Fourth Republic is a book about Nigerian politics, governance and democracy. It at once encompasses Nigeria’s post-colonial character, its political economy, party formation since independence, the role of Electoral Commissions, as well as, indepth analyses of theand general elections that involved extensive fieldwork.

Nigeria election: ‘Mr Honesty’ tainted by failure to tackle corruption Read more Chris Okotie, a s pop star turned pentecostal pastor and four-time presidential candidate, is leading the.

Elections marred by fraud Jump to media player President Umaru Musa Yar'Adua became the first civilian leader in Nigeria to take over from another after winning controversial polls in   Ap PM EDT.

Nigeria: Presidential Election Marred by Fraud, Violence. Government Should Respect Challenges to Failed Polls (Abuja) – The Nigerian government should not.

Take the general elections. In his book, in andwere massively rigged. I mean, inObasanjo got % of the votes. It remains the highest vote ever amassed by an individual in a single election in Nigeria.

By comparison, Olusegun Obasanjo sco, to win into be re-elected in The poor conduct of Nigeria’s elections stands in marked contrast to other, positive trends in the country’s democratization process.

These include: • an independent judiciary that responded in a timely way to the deadlines imposed by the electoral calendar; • a legislature that exercised its oversight and representative functions. Nwolise (), stated that when the election was drawing near, President Obasanjo told surprised Nigerians, other Africans and the world at large that the elections would be a "do or.Book Published Ibadan, Nigeria: BookBuilders: Editions Africa, [] © Part 2.

Research orientation: women's participation in the elections. Women's political participation in Nigeria's elections. Part 3. Reports from the six geo-political zones, elections.

North Central geo-political zone: Federal Capital Territory. Nigeria has come a long way from when the army handed over power to a democratically elected government, but the bar must rise from simply conducting marginally free and fair elections .