Electoral Violence and Sustainable Democracy in Nigeria

  • Rapheal Nwatu Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT), Enugu , Enugu State, Nigeria.
Keywords: Electoral violence, Sustainable Democracy, Free and Fair Election, Electoral Process

Abstract

The manifestation of electoral violence since the birth of the Fourth Republic in 1999 have assumed an unprecedented magnitude and changing form, resulting in instability in democratic consolidation as well as the loss and displacement of many innocent lives. This study on electoral violence and sustainable democracy in Nigeria is therefore timely and apt for our present situation. The study revealed the causes of electoral violence and its implications to sustainable democracy in Nigeria. It also identified some measures to tackle electoral violence and made vital policy recommendations for the elimination of electoral violence for sustainable democracy in Nigeria.

Author Biography

Rapheal Nwatu, Enugu State University of Science and Technology (ESUT), Enugu , Enugu State, Nigeria.

Department of Public Administration

Published
2018-07-06
How to Cite
Nwatu, R. (2018). Electoral Violence and Sustainable Democracy in Nigeria. Journal of Administration, 3(1). Retrieved from https://journals.aphriapub.com/index.php/EJA/article/view/44
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