Security and Democratic Governance in Nigeria

Security and Democratic Governance in Nigeria

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John Campbell, CFR’s Ralph Bunche senior fellow for Africa policy studies, discusses the political and security implications of Nigeria’s Independent National Elections Commission’s decision to postpone the February 14, 2015 presidential elections until March 28, 2015, as part of CFR's Academic Conference Call series.

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Speakers

John Campbell

Ralph Bunche Senior Fellow for Africa Policy Studies, CFR

Moderators

Irina A. Faskianos

Vice President, National Program & Outreach, Council on Foreign Relations

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