The upcoming general election in Nigeria might not be of intrinsic interest for most citizens. Despite a good track record of many peaceful transitions of power through elections, there are concerns about the security situation. This affects not only the general level of security in the country, but also the election process itself and the role of incumbent government officials trying to influence the process in their favor.
Autor: Nina Müller
Nina Müller works at the German Police University in the field of criminology and interdisciplinary crime prevention. From 2012 to 2018 she worked as a research associate with PRIF. Her research focuses on the security architecture of Nigeria and police-citizen relations.