Fund For Peace

Why Was Violence Lower in Nigeria’s 2023 Election: Implications for Peacebuilding?
The 2023 election was unlike any since Nigeria’s Fourth Republic began in 1999. Among the many anomalies and contradictions included high registration and low turnout, a popular third-party candidate, and an electorate less polarized by region, ethnicity, and religion than at any time in the last 24 years. The biggest puzzle, though, was why violence was so low, despite so many evident, proximate conflict drivers. The answer may be in a changing structural context that leaders and practitioners

Author: PIND and FFP


Date: August 14, 2023
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Fund For Peace

Why Was Violence Lower in Nigeria’s 2023 Election: Implications for Peacebuilding?
The 2023 election was unlike any since Nigeria’s Fourth Republic began in 1999. Among the many anomalies and contradictions included high registration and low turnout, a popular third-party candidate, and an electorate less polarized by region, ethnicity, and religion than at any time in the last 24 years. The biggest puzzle, though, was why violence was so low, despite so many evident, proximate conflict drivers. The answer may be in a changing structural context that leaders and practitioners

Author: PIND and FFP


Date: August 14, 2023


Read Article Here