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Partisan Dispute Undermines Election Violence Inquiry in Nigeria Oil Capital

The governor of Nigeria’s Rivers State is hoping an inquiry into violence that happened around this year’s presidential and governor elections will bring a measure of reconciliation to the oil-producing state. But the inquiry has been hamstrung by allegations of partisan bias.   Nigeria’s presidential and governor elections held this year were among the most peaceful since the country returned to democracy in 1999. But one of the places where violence did happen was in Rivers State,...

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