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Fears of Violence Grow as Nigeria's Oil Capital Votes

As Nigeria vows to stifle unrest during this weekend’s election, some voters say they remain too scared to cast ballots. Despite assurances from Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, who says security forces will crack down on anyone who incites violence during Saturday's local and federal legislative elections in oil-rich Rivers State, the country remains on edge. And the concerns aren't unfounded. Nigeria's two main political parties have accused each other of...

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