Wednesday, 25 March 2015

Nigeria Presidential elections 2015 - our recommended research resources.

Get a basic introduction to the elections, main candidates and electoral system from the BBC service

Independent Electoral Commission has the official facts. This includes information for voters as well as a researchers area with Risk maps  a project of the Department for International Development (DFID/UKAID) and the West African NGO Network (WANGONeT) it has news and reports promoting free elections in Nigeria.

News coverage
All aggregates news stories from a range of sources including African
Nigerian Guardian
Vanguard - Nigerian newspaper
Nigerian Observer

Election Observers.

Transition Monitoring Group (TMG) launched a unique Pre-Election Observation, PREO, in 2014 which surveys the situation and risk of political violence.
These organisations will be monitoring the conduct of the elections.
Commonwealth Observers.
African Union.
International Republican Institute
Nigerian Civil Society situation room - NGOs within Nigeria monitoring the conduct.

Council for Foreign Relations analysis.
Chatham House.
Brookings Institution
International Crisis Group

1 comment:

  1. Hey, It was the most costly election ever to be hung on the African landmass. Nigeria is the landmass' most crowded nation, has its biggest economy and is its driving oil maker.