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Insecurity throws Nigeria’s election preparations into disarray

By Reuters
05 February 2019   |   5:24 am
In northeast Nigeria, a surge in attacks by Boko Haram and the Islamist insurgency's offshoot, Islamic State West African Province, is throwing plans for the February 16 presidential election into chaos.

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