Nigeria Votes: More Openness, More Conflict

October 2011

Nigeria’s 2011 presidential election offered its citizens the most competitive and transparent contest in decades, but also the bloodiest.

Nigeria: Elections in a Fragile Regime

July 2003

The election cycle concluding in the spring of 2003 was a guarded success. High hurdles to better governance and democratic consolidation remain, but Nigerians can now face them with greater hope.