African Journal of
Political Science and International Relations

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Pol. Sci. Int. Relat.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0832
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJPSIR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 382

Review

Promoting credible elections in developing countries: International development partners and civil society organizations in Nigeria

Abubakar Abdullahi
  • Abubakar Abdullahi
  • Department of Political Science, Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto State-Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 28 October 2014
  •  Accepted: 27 April 2015
  •  Published: 31 May 2015

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