Nigerians vote for powerful governor posts amid unrest - The Associated Press

Nigerians vote for powerful governor posts amid unrest  The Associated PressUGHELLI, Nigeria (AP) — Heavy military deployment, scattered attacks on polling centers and at least eight deaths were reported on Saturday as Nigerians went...

Nigerians vote for powerful governor posts amid unrest - The Associated Press
Nigerians vote for powerful governor posts amid unrest  The Associated Press

UGHELLI, Nigeria (AP) — Heavy military deployment, scattered attacks on polling centers and at least eight deaths were reported on Saturday as Nigerians went to the polls to choose governors in 29 of 36 states in Africa's largest democracy. Violence erupted after nightfall in Warri and Ughelli cities in Delta state in the restive south as some party supporters fearing an election loss destroyed results sheets and other voting materials. One domestic election observer, YIAGA Africa, late Saturday asserted that military officers had barred accredited observers and party agents from at least n...