The Guardian Nigeria

Sunday 29 March 2015
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Election officials start the counting process at a polling station in Abuja on March 28, 2015. Problems with new technology forced a 24-hour extension to the presidential election in Africa's most populous nation, Nigeria, and renewed Boko Haram violence hit the knife-edge vote. AFP PHOTO/STRINGER

Voters keep vigil at Lugbe

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the voters kept vigil till 2.45 a.m. on Sunday to monitor counting of the ballots and hear the result of the polls at the unit.

People wait in line to vote at Karu polling station in Abuja during presidential elections on March 28, 2015. Problems with new technology forced a 24-hour extension to the presidential election in Africa's most populous nation, Nigeria, and renewed Boko Haram violence hit the knife-edge vote. AFP PHOTO / NICHOLE SOBECKI

Massive turnout a reflection of peoples' faith in democratic governance -- APC scribe

Buni, who made the remark in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Damaturu on Sunday, urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to respect the people's choice.

A voter listening to the news on a radio set speaks to a foreign election observer near a polling station in Daura, Katsina State, during presidential elections on March 28, 2015. Voting in Nigeria's general election has been extended to March 29 in 300 out of 150,000 polling stations, the electoral commission said, after technical glitches marred polling nationwide. AFP PHOTO / PIUS UTOMI EKPEI

EU election observers urge political leaders to emulate voters' patience, dedication

The Deputy Head of Delegation of the EU observers, Mr Richard Young, gave the advice in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja.

Angola's Carlos Gomes (L) and team mate Osvaldo Paulo Dinis (R) vies for the ball against Ivory Coast national team player Yao Kouassi Gervais (C) during their friendly match on March 26, 2015, at the Felix Houphouet Boigny stadium in Abijan. Ivory Coast beat Angola 2-0. AFP PHOTO/ SIA KAMBOU

African international friendly results

Results of international friendly football matches involving African national teams Saturday:

Guinea president declares 45-day Ebola 'emergency' in five regions

The focus of the virus "has shifted to our country's coastal areas", the president said in a statement published in national media.

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Angola's Carlos Gomes (L) and team mate Osvaldo Paulo Dinis (R) vies for the ball against Ivory Coast national team player Yao Kouassi Gervais (C) during their friendly match on March 26, 2015, at the Felix Houphouet Boigny stadium in Abijan. Ivory Coast beat Angola 2-0. AFP PHOTO/ SIA KAMBOU
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