When: April 12, 2003

Where: Nigeria

Nigeria held its first legislative elections since the end of military rule in 1999. Despite suspicions of corruption in the election, President Obasanjo’s People’s Democratic Party wins parliamentary majority.

Further Reading:

Adisa, Waziri B. “Colonialism and the Military: A Discourse on the History of Judicial Corruption in Nigeria.” AFFRIKA Journal of Politics, Economics and Society 6, no. 2 (2016): 33-60.

Habila, Helon. Waiting for An Angel. Penguin, 2003.

Oshewolo, Segun “Bringing Back the Issues: Nigeria’s Afrocentric Policy Under President Olusegun Obasanjo.” Commonwealth and Comparative Politics 57, no. 3 (2019): 324-342.