Nigeria National Assembly and Presidential Elections, 9 and 16 April 2011

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Nigeria National Assembly and Presidential Elections, 9 and 16 April 2011
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Series Title: Commonwealth Election Reports
Publication date: 5 August 2011
Size: 297mm x 210mm
ISBN: 978-1-84929-060-9
Pages: 66

The Report of the Commonwealth Observer Group for the Nigerian Parliamentary and Presidential elections. The Group was led by Festus Mogae, former President of Botswana, and comprised thirteen eminent persons in total.



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1. Introduction
Terms of Reference

2. Political Background
Historical Background
The 2003 Elections
The 2007 Elections
Political Background to the 2011 Elections
The Presidential Candidates

3. The Electoral Framework and Election Administration
Background
Key Issues
Recommendations

4. Election Campaign and Media
The Election Campaign
Youth Participation
Participation of Women
The Media
Special Features of Election Coverage
Recommendations

5. Voting, Counting and Results Processes
Recommendations

6. Conclusions and Recommendations
Conclusions
Recommendations

Annex I: Biographies of COG Members
Annex II: COG Deployment Plan
Annex III: Arrival Statement
Annex IV: Public Statement by the Chair on 2 April 2011
Annex V: Public Statement by the Chair on 3 April 2011
Annex VI: Public Statement by the Chair on 11 April 2011
Annex VII: Interim Statement by the Chair on 18 April 2011