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A rocky but enthusiastic start: Elections get underway in Nigeria

JOS, Nigeria–If you read yesterday’s coverage (including my own forthcoming articles for CS Monitor and The National) of the (postponed) kick-off of Nigeria’s three-week long elections process, you will read of chaos and violence. There was, after all, logistical confusion … Continue reading

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Straight talk on democracy and development in Nigeria

KANO, Nigeria–Nigerian voters have high hopes for this month’s elections, after two delays due to logistical hurdles resulted in postponed polls finally getting off to a rocky start yesterday. The international community is looking to Nigeria, an economic and diplomatic … Continue reading

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