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American Journal of Information Systems. 2015, 3(1), 15-21
DOI: 10.12691/ajis-3-1-2
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Systemic Evaluation of Semi-Electronic Voting System adopted in Nigeria 2015 General Elections

Omolaye P. O1, , Pius Daniel2 and Orifa A. O3

1Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Agriculture, Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria

2Department of Public Administration, Federal Polytechnic, Nasarawa, Nigeria

3Department of Business Education, Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo, Nigeria

Pub. Date: October 09, 2015

Cite this paper:
Omolaye P. O, Pius Daniel and Orifa A. O. Systemic Evaluation of Semi-Electronic Voting System adopted in Nigeria 2015 General Elections. American Journal of Information Systems. 2015; 3(1):15-21. doi: 10.12691/ajis-3-1-2

Abstract

Nigeria’s experience with paper-based balloting has produced challenges to election such as the snatching of ballot boxes and alteration of election results. Full-flesh Technology-based election most especially the use of Electronic Voting Machines will go a long way to arrest some of these electoral crimes. Therefore, in this research work, we review the tedious electioneering processes, voting technologies, foot note and solution to the rising perspective as a result of low turnout of voters during elections in all the six geo-political zones with a proper documentation. Hence, a proposed web-enabled voting system which inculcates the features and characteristics of electronic voting machine (eVM), Internet Voting (i-voting) and mobile voting (m-Voting) is proposed for enhanced participatory democracy that has attributes of free, fair and credible election in Nigeria and Africa as a whole.

Keywords:
Nigeria internet i-voting m-Voting INEC democracy

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