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Nigeria riots delay two state polls
Governor elections postponed in two northern states following days of riots that have killed at least 200 people.
Last updated: 22 Apr 2011 13:44 GMT
Hundreds dead in Nigeria post-poll violence
More than 200 killed and 40,000 displaced after supporters of defeated candidate go on a rampage in northern Nigeria.
Last updated: 20 Apr 2011 21:14 GMT
Death toll rises in Nigeria post-poll riots
Fifty people reported killed in county's north as incumbent president and defeated rival appeal for calm.
Last updated: 20 Apr 2011 10:26 GMT
Nigeria reels from post-election rioting
Six people killed in one of northern states after incumbent president defeated candidate from the region.
Last updated: 19 Apr 2011 10:52 GMT
Nigerian president urges calm after poll
Sweeping victory for incumbent Goodluck Jonathan sparks unrest in opposition strongholds amid vote-rigging allegations.
Last updated: 18 Apr 2011 18:17 GMT
Nigeria vote hit by fresh delays
Elections to go ahead in some areas but problems continue to hinder ballot considered a key test for Nigerian democracy.
Last updated: 08 Apr 2011 07:48 GMT
Nigeria elections postponed for second time
Vote now scheduled to take place on April 9, electoral commission says, following logistical problems.
Last updated: 03 Apr 2011 18:58 GMT
Nigeria announces new poll date
Electoral commission says April 9 will be the date Africa's most populous nation will vote for a new president.
Last updated: 23 Nov 2010 20:26 GMT
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