AbstractsPolitical Science

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by Ojo Iseghohime Ajakaiye

Institution: Jönköping University
Year: 0
Keywords: Civilian; Democracy; Election; Government; Military; Nigerian; Transition; Social Sciences; Political Science; Political Science (excluding Public Administration Studies and Globalization Studies); Samhällsvetenskap; Statsvetenskap; Statsvetenskap (exklusive studier av offentlig förvaltning och globaliseringsstudier); SOCIAL SCIENCES; Social sciences; Political science; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Socialvetenskap; Statsvetenskap; IHH, Statsvetenskap; IHH, Political Science; samhälle/juridik; Social and Behavioural Science, Law
Record ID: 1369170
Full text PDF: http://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:hj:diva-10902


Participation in Nigerian elections is an interesting issue. This study is aimed at comparing the 1999 elections with 2003 elections. There is more participation in elections, organized by the Civilian government than that of the Military government. Nigerians feel freer and secure to participate in elections organized and conducted by the civilian government be-cause it is more democratic than the military government. The part identification model, and a sociological approach were tested in relation to Nige-rian elections. The Sociological approach influences voter’s decision during elections. Democratic government in Nigeria has much to do for it to be consolidated. The issues of Political Rights and Civil Liberty have to be properly addressed