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Nigerian Election Officials Try to Minimize Fraud

Each election cycle, Nigerian officials introduce new ways to ensure a clean vote. This year, everyone registered to cast a ballot will carry a government-issued permanent voters card (PVC) with biometric data that includes an individual’s fingerprints. They will be processed by electronic card readers programmed to operate in a particular polling booth.  The machines will confirm the identity of the voters, helping ensure that each person registered casts only one ballot.More than...

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