Nigeria (Vol 12, 2015)
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The March and April elections at the federal and state level dominated the political scene. For the first time in Nigeria’s history, a sitting president was voted out of office. Muhammadu Buhari won decisively and was given a strong political mandate. An improved election commission conducted the most credible elections yet in Nigeria’s history, althoug…

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Bergstresser, Heinrich, “Nigeria (Vol 12, 2015)”, in: Africa Yearbook Online, Edited by: Andreas Mehler, Henning Melber, Klaas van Walraven. Consulted online on 21 November 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-9037_ayb_ayb2015_COM_0016>
First published online: 2016



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