Nigerian elections are high-stakes affairs often marred by street clashes and worse.
As the 2019 contests approach, the risk of disturbances is particularly high in six states.
The government and its foreign partners can limit campaign-related violence by enhancing security and promoting dialogue among rivals.
- What’s new?
As presidential, gubernatorial and legislative elections draw near in Nigeria, the risk of violence is widespread, particularly in six states where stakes are high or other conflicts fester.
- Why does it matter?
Nigeria’s last three elections have been deadly. More than 100 people died during and after the…