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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



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?

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