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Nigeria's Vote Could Mark Turning Point In Country's History

Reuters | Posted 04.01.2015 | World

By Estelle Shirbon LONDON, March 31 (Reuters) - The victory of opposition candidate Muhammadu Buhari in Nigeria's presidential election could mark ...

Nigeria Postpones Elections, Citing Boko Haram Violence

AP/HuffPost | Posted 02.09.2015 | World

Nigeria's election commission on Saturday postponed presidential and legislative elections for six weeks due to security concerns. The vote was sc...

With 500 Dead, Nigeria Goes Ahead With Election

AP | JON GAMBRELL | Posted 06.26.2011 | World

IKOT EFUM, Nigeria — Gunmen fired Kalashnikov rifles in the air and others brandished machetes while storming a polling place here Tuesday, as v...

Nigeria Votes On Accidental President In Crucial Election

AP | JON GAMBRELL | Posted 06.16.2011 | World

KAYAWA, Nigeria — Nigerians voted for president in an election Saturday many hoped would show Africa's most populous nation could hold a credibl...

Nigeria Election Looms As Nation Prepares For Vote

AP | JON GAMBRELL | Posted 06.15.2011 | World

KATSINA, Nigeria — The body of late President Umaru Yar'Adua is in an unmarked grave in this northern city, buried in the sandy soil along with ...