Political Finance and the 2019 General Elections in Nigeria

Money and politics are understandably inseparable because much democratic
political activity is dependent on financial resources. This paper examines
the effects of the unregulated use of money in political activities in Nigeria.
Data for the conceptual and theoretical sections of the paper are drawn from
historical and contemporary documents on people, economy and politics.
This is complemented by the observation of events by the authors, together
with content analyses of reports from primary data generated during the
tracking of political finance in Nigeria’s recent general elections, particularly
those of 2019. For its analytic framework, the paper utilises a combination
of structural theory and the institutional approach.

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Categories: Journal of African Elections
Tags: administrative inefficiency, money, Nigeria, political finance management, politics and culture
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