DEALING WITH VOTE BUYING IN NIGERIA: THE CAUSES, THE EFFECTS AND THE REMEDIES

Vote buying is rapidly becoming a momentary menace in Nigeria political space. Since the country returned to democracy in 1999, vote buying has steadily grown in scale and brazeness. It is now becoming a new normal for many Nigerian politicians to induce the electorate with materialistic items or benefits either in form of monetary cash, gifts or both. Schaffer (2007)… Read More