The Guardian Nigeria

Monday 30 March 2015
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An All Progressives Congress (APC) party supporter holds a sign as others march towards the Independent National Electoral Commission Office in Port Harcourt during a demonstration calling for the cancellation of the presidential election in the Rivers State on March 29, 2015. Thousands of supporters of Nigeria's main opposition party demonstrated in the southern state of Rivers, calling for the cancellation of elections locally because of alleged irregularities. AFP PHOTO / FLORIAN PLAUCHEUR

ELECTION 2015 UPDATE: Thousands call for vote re-run in Nigeria's Rivers state

The demonstrators from the All Progressives Congress (APC) converged on the local offices of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the state capital, Port Harcourt.

Posters for Nigeria's former military ruler and presidential candidate Muhammadu Buhari hang at an intersection in Kaduna, which was hit hard by interreligious violence during the 2011 election, on March 29, 2015. Nigeria counted ballots in its closely fought general election after failures in controversial new technology pushed voting into a second day, with officials calling for calm in the tense wait for a winner. AFP PHOTO / NICHOLE SOBECKI

INEC RESULT: Nigeria in tense vote count after second day of polling

Military fighter jets and ground troops also pounded Boko Haram fighters in the northeastern state of Bauchi after a series of attacks on polling stations on Saturday and Sunday.

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INEC cancels election results of 2 polling units in Kano

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kano on Sunday announced the cancellation of election results of two polling units in two local government areas of the state

NIS receives FG's directive to reopen land borders by 12 noon on March 29

He said that the directive was given to the service late on Saturday as the country needed to resume activities within and across its land borders which had been closed since Wednesday.

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.

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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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