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Nigerians continue voting after violence, technical hitches


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ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) -- Nigerian officials say voting continued in some areas on Sunday because of technical problems. More than 40 people were killed in...full story
updated 2015-03-29 07:22 PM
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Nigerians continue voting after violence, technical hitches

Associated Press

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) -- Nigerian officials say voting continued in some areas on Sunday because of technical problems. More than 40 people were killed in....Fullstory

2015-03-29 07:22 PM

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