Elections in Nigeria

The Nordic Africa Institute library staff has compiled this web dossier to coincide with the increased interest in the topic of elections in Nigeria.

Literature in the library

Use the quick links below to locate titles dealing with topics of interest in the library catalogue, AfricaLit. The lists consist of literature - books and articles - in the form of fiction, non-fiction/factual information and official publications, as well as of other material.

Web links

This is a selection of websites dealing with the presidential election in Nigeria. Many more items are available online on websites and in discussion forums. More links to related websites can be found in the link collection A Guide to Africa on the Internet.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Nigeria

INEC is the main agent of democracy in Nigeria. INEC a permanent body created by the constitution to organize Federal and state elections in Nigeria.


Selected online articles and reports

"Elections in Nigeria : April 2007" by Cyril Obi, researcher at the Nordic Africa Institute, is following the developments in Nigeria closely. His article gives a background to the elections, as well as suggested internet and literature resources.

"Election or “Selection”?* : Human Rights Abuse and Threats to Free and Fair Elections in Nigeria" published by Human Rights Watch, a report on the election in Nigeria.

Latest articles on the election in Nigeria from different news sources, http://news.google.com/
In: Google News

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