IJSRP, Volume 9, Issue 10, October 2019 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Adenyi Theophilus Okechukwu, Onyia Michael Chukwuka, Nnamchi Kevin Chikwado
One of the major issues that drew comments and debates both within and outside the country on 2019 General Elections in Nigeria was the role of the military during the election. This paper examines militarization, electoral violence and 2019 General Election in Nigeria with the objectives of discovering the justification or otherwise for deployment of the military during elections and identifying the effects of militarization and electoral violence to Nigeria’s democracy. Data for the study were collected using the documentary method and analyzed using content analysis.