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Ballots are being counted in a Nigerian election plagued by unrest and other problems

Abuja, Nigeria (CNN)Voters in Nigeria's presidential election Saturday faced an "undue burden" because of "serious operational shortcomings," European Union observers said Monday. Saturday's vote was mostly peaceful as tens of millions of Nigerians cast their vote in Africa's largest democratic exercise, the observers said. But voting was beset by violence in pockets of the country, and there were some reports of ballot boxes being snatched and voting papers set alight. At least 39 people were killed in several states across Nigeria in election-related violence over the weekend, civil society groups said on Monday.Nigeria 2019 election coverage Follow our Nigeria election coverage and share your thoughts with us on Facebook, Twitter and Ins ...
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