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Polls Close in Nigeria Election After Technical Glitches Extend Voting

Polls closed in Nigeria Sunday and officials began the massive task of tallying votes, a day after technical problems with a new anti-fraud system caused delays in the country’s tightest election in 16 years. Attahiru Jega, the country's top election official, told reporters that state tallies were expected to begin arriving in the capital, Abuja, later Sunday evening. In his pursuit of another term as president, Goodluck Jonathan is fending off a strong challenge from his main...

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