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Violence Mars State Elections in Nigeria; 7 Killed

Sporadic political violence erupted Saturday in Nigeria, with seven people killed as voters went to the polls to elect governors and other state representatives. Voters were electing 36 state governors, with 29 of the races contested. Turnout appeared to be weaker than in the national presidential election two weeks ago, when Muhammadu Buhari ousted incumbent Goodluck Jonathan. Election monitors said the seven deaths occurred in Rivers state. An office of the Independent National...

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