“I sold my vote for N200… The highest I have received is N500.”

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As Nigeria’s elections draw near, I want to find out how money can be a major part of election and how easy is it to sell or buy votes.

And for this report for DW News I travelled to a community some weeks ago where vote buying is an open-secret and here is what I found.

Amaka Okoye

Amaka Okoye

A seasoned and an award-journalist who has practiced both in and outside of Nigeria. She has covered varied beats but her forte is Conflict and Crisis Reporting. She majors in reporting terrorism, banditry and abductions in the Northern part of Nigeria.

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