This study examines electoral crisis and democratic consolidation in Nigeria’s fourth republic. In carrying out this research, the study aimed at finding out the causes of electoral crisis in Nigeria, with emphasis on the issue relating to election and democracy in Nigeria.
The study also based on the use of secondary data, books, articles, ideas expressed in Journals, Newspapers, documentation of various publications including sourcing for expert opinions through their publication.
The study also examined the nature of election in Nigeria and the necessary measure needed for appraising election process for democratic consolidation.
Furthermore, the study also identifies challenges and problems facing the organisation of election in Nigeria.
The study finally made adequate recommendations through which an ideal democracy could be put in place. It also suggests its concern for democratic consolidation using the electoral system is to include the imperative of addressing democracy obstacles in Nigeria.
TABLE OF CONTENT CONTENT PAGES
Title page i
Table of Contents vii
CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION
• Background to the study 1• Statement of Problem 3• Objective of Study 4• Statement of Hypotheses 4• Significance of the Study5• Scope and Limitation of Study 5• Research Methodology 5• Organization of Study 7End Note 9
CHAPTER TWO: LITERATURE REVIEW• Conceptual Discourse on Democracy 10• Democratic Consolidation and its challenges15• Theoretical framework 18
• A Conceptual Discourse on Election and Electoral Crisis 20End Note 28
CHAPTER THREE: ELECTION CRISIS AND DEMOCRATIZATIONPROCESS IN NIGERIA: A RETROSPECTIVE LOOK• Election Crisis and Democratization process in first Republic 32• Election Crisis and Democratization process in the Second Republic 35• Election Crisis and Democratization process in the Third Republic 36• Election and Democracy in Nigeria 37• Military Rule, Transition process and Democratic 41Defect in NigeriaEndNote 45
CHAPTER FOUR: ELECTION CRISIS IN NIGERIA• Election Crisis and Democratic 46Consolidation in Nigeria• Transition Process Electoral Management 49And the Challenges of Democratization in Nigeria.• Political Representative, Democratic Dividend and 56Good Governance.End Note 60
CHAPTER FIVE: SUMMARY, CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATION• Summary 61• Conclusion 62• Recommendation 62Bibliography 65
Abdulmalik, I (2019). ELECTORAL CRISIS AND DEMOCRATIC CONSOLIDATION IN NIGERIA FOURTH REPUBLIC. Afribary.com: Retrieved June 21, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/electoral-crisis-and-democratic-consolidation-in-nigeria-fourth-republic
Isawhe, Abdulmalik. "ELECTORAL CRISIS AND DEMOCRATIC CONSOLIDATION IN NIGERIA FOURTH REPUBLIC" Afribary.com. Afribary.com, 20 Aug. 2019, https://afribary.com/works/electoral-crisis-and-democratic-consolidation-in-nigeria-fourth-republic . Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.
Isawhe, Abdulmalik. "ELECTORAL CRISIS AND DEMOCRATIC CONSOLIDATION IN NIGERIA FOURTH REPUBLIC". Afribary.com, Afribary.com, 20 Aug. 2019. Web. 21 Jun. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/electoral-crisis-and-democratic-consolidation-in-nigeria-fourth-republic >.
Isawhe, Abdulmalik. "ELECTORAL CRISIS AND DEMOCRATIC CONSOLIDATION IN NIGERIA FOURTH REPUBLIC" Afribary.com (2019). Accessed June 21, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/electoral-crisis-and-democratic-consolidation-in-nigeria-fourth-republic