Nigeria’s Deadly History Of Electoral Violence In Five Charts

Nearly all of Nigeria‚Äôs general elections since independence have been tainted with the brush strokes of violence.  The outrage that trailed the first election conducted in 1964/5, for example, claimed more than 200 lives, especially in the Southwest, according to Human Rights Watch (HRW). The country also experienced ‚Äúmassive post-election violence‚ÄĚ following the 1983 election, … Continue reading Nigeria‚Äôs Deadly History Of Electoral Violence In Five Charts