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This paper explores the roles of tertiary institutions in the prevention of post-election violence in Nigeria. Using secondary data which were collected from both the print and online publications, the paper establishes that the tertiary institutions have a lot of roles to play in curtaining post-election violence in Nigeria. Specifically, the paper identifies the teaching of peaceful election, voter and civic education via GST programmes, researches on election matters to come out with measures and suggestions to address post-election violence, provision of community services which are election awareness inclined, provision of technical support and establishment of centre for the studies of pre-election, election and post-election issues and establishment of professional programmes for the development of more professionals with specialization on electoral issues. The paper based on these discoveries, recommended that tertiary institutions should be fully involved in the electioneering processes in Nigeria since there are a lot of contributions from the institutions which can help address the factors responsible for the post-election violence in the country.


Post-election Violence Tertiary institutions

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Niyi Jacob OGUNODE, & Dr. Abdulkareem ONAKOYA. (2024). Roles of Tertiary Institutions in Post-Election Violence Prevention in Nigeria . Central Asian Journal of Social Sciences and History, 5(1), 31-41. Retrieved from


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