Electoral Crisis in Nigeria

Government SSS 3 Second Term

WEEK 1

Electoral Crisis in Nigeria

Performance Objectives

Student should be able to explain:

i. Federal election 1964

ii. Western Nigerian election 1965

iii. General election 1979

iv. Executive vs legislative crisis in Kaduna

v. General election 1983

vi. General election 1993

Content

i. Federal election 1964

ii. Western Nigerian election 1965

iii. General election 1979

iv. Executive vs legislative crisis in Kaduna

v. General election 1983

vi. General election 1993

Federal Election 1964

The volatile political scene leading up to elections in 1964 was ominous. The Action Group virtually disappeared from the federal parliament as a result of the Awolowo affair, thereby fundamentally altering political alignments.... View More

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