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Tough Political Environment Puts Nigerian Incumbent in Tightest Election Yet

Africa’s largest economy is faltering. Tumbling global oil prices have exposed the country's failure to diversify and save for a rainy day. The devaluation of the currency is hitting average peoples' wallets in this import-dependent country. And Boko Haram militants have turned Nigeria's northeast into a battlefield. Incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan is up for re-election on Saturday, and a tough political environment is making the contest Nigeria's tightest since...

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