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Nigeria’s 2019 Elections: Six States to Watch

Nigerian elections are high-stakes affairs often marred by street clashes and worse.

  • ICG

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…

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