Article

PrintPrint EmailEmail ShareShare CiteCite
Style:MLAAPAChicagoClose

loading...

Judging Nigeria's Election Season

Authors: John Campbell, Ralph Bunche Senior Fellow for Africa Policy Studies, and Asch Harwood, Research Associate, Africa Studies
April 15, 2011
Foreign Affairs

Share

Summary

Nigeria's elections this month are the most unpredictable since the restoration of civilian government in 1999. Will a fair and free ballot restore legitimacy to the embattled government, or will a fraudulent vote push the country further toward chaos?

View full text of article.

More on This Topic

Op-Ed

Nigeria: The Morning After

Author: John Campbell
International Herald Tribune

John Campbell argues that the elections in Nigeria reveal the need for the United States and its allies to reach out to Nigeria's North.