Unmasking Corruption - Examining Nigeria's 2023 Election Fallout

The 2023 general elections were highly anticipated as a crucial milestone for the nation's democratic process but despite initial hopes for transparency and fairness, the elections were marred by widespread allegations of corruption, including voter suppression, vote buying, manipulation of electoral rolls, compromised officials, and the lack of accountability.

Over the past 24 years, Nigeria's constitutional democracy faced significant setbacks due to a distinctively flawed electoral process. Is Nigeria ready to deal with systemic corruption, writes allAfrica's Melody Chironda.


An election official takes a photo of a voter in Nigeria's 2023 election (file photo).

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