Pre-Election Security Assessment Report
The history of Nigeria has been shaped by conflict, violence, instability, and insecurity. Election seasons are marked by military coups, electoral fraud, religious fanaticism, ethnicity, militancy, and banditry. The Electoral Act of 2022 is excellent and will enhance Nigeria›s democracy, but electoral violence will not be eradicated overnight. Electoral violence and misconduct continue to affect politics. In 2015, the Nigeria Civil Society Situation Room recorded 106 deaths due to elections. The same organization recorded 626 deaths during the 2019 general election, a %590 increase from the previous election. In numerous geographical locations, the media highlights security lapses and instability. These incidents will influence the general election of 2023 in unforeseeable but predictable ways.
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