Nigeria’s 2011 Elections and the Challenges Ahead

September 15, 2011 10:30 am - September 30, 2011 02:00 pm


Welcoming Remarks:
Marc F. Plattner
, International Forum for Democratic Studies

10:30–12:00:  “The Nigerian 2011 Elections: Outcome and Consequences”
Peter Lewis, Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies
Jibrin Ibrahim, Centre for Democracy and Development (Nigeria)
Moderator: Oge Onubogu, National Endowment for Democracy

Pauline Baker, Fund for Peace

12:00–12:30 Lunch

12.30–2:00 “The Postelection Agenda”
Ayo Obe, Ogunsola Shonibare Law Firm (Nigeria)
Darren Kew, University of Massachusetts at Boston
Moderator: Larry Diamond, Stanford University

Gwendolyn Mikell, Georgetown University