ABUJA - Voting in Nigeria's tensest election since the end of military rule in 1999 spilled into a second day on Sunday after technical glitches hit voter ID machines and Islamist Boko Haram militants killed more than a dozen people in drive-by shootings.
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ABUJA - Gunmen killed at least 15 people including an opposition politician near polling stations in northeast Nigeria on Saturday, casting an ominous shadow over the closest electoral contest since the end of military rule in 1999. | Video
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria - A group of Nigerian Boko Haram militants killed at least 25 people in attack on the remote northeast Nigerian village of Buratai in Borno state on Friday, the governor said on Saturday.
NAIROBI - Kenya's government said on Saturday it was "shocked and concerned" over the latest travel warnings issued by Britain and others and said security conditions in the east African country were improving.
CHIBOK/ABUJA - When local people warned that hundreds of Islamist militants were heading towards his remote town of Chibok in northeastern Nigeria, Danuma Mphur hurried to summon help. Full Article