Nigeria election: from vote to count and acceptance (the riskiest phase)



Voting has taken place sufficiently smoothly in Nigeria and official results should be available within two or three days. There have been sporadic reports of late arrival of ballot papers and election commission staff, voter intimidation, isolated violence in, for example, Lagos and Rivers state, and a bomb attack in Maiduguri (in Borno state in the northeast, claimed by Islamic State West Africa Province). In previously completed elections there is precedent for greater disruption than so far reported in both the campaign and voting phases...

 


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