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Widespread voting delays hinder tense Nigerian election as millions go to the polls | CNN

Abuja, Nigeria CNN  —  Widespread delays overshadowed a crucial presidential election in Nigeria Saturday, as millions voted to elect their new leader. The hotly contested poll is being held simultaneously with elections for representatives for the country’s parliament. CNN confirmed reports from eyewitnesses of isolated violence at two polling stations in Lagos, with the military

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Nigeria’s Abubakar launches presidential bid to to save country from ‘frightening descent’ into anarchy | CNN

Abuja, Nigeria Reuters  —  Nigeria’s main opposition leader Atiku Abubakar launched his presidential election campaign on Wednesday calling for a sweeping victory to save the country from a “frightening descent” into anarchy. Official election campaigning started on Wednesday, ahead of a February presidential vote to choose a successor to President Muhammadu Buhari, who is serving

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