• Mitigating Electoral Violence

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    Electoral violence is any act of violence or threat of violence directed at individuals or materials related to the electoral process. These acts or threats of violence are usually intended to disrupt an election or influence its outcome. Early warning systems encourage early or rapid responses to triggers and incidences of violence in the pre-election,…

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    TMG 2015 Website: Telling Eletion Stories Through Data

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    Since Nigeria’s return to civil rule in 1999, elections have remained contentious with political campaigns assuming the character of unbridled warfare. Added to this reality is the trust deficit that so often defines the electoral process, leading to lengthy litigations and the loss of valuable governance time. The structural deficiencies and limitations of political actors…

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