Nigeria extends voting as millions choose new president

March 29, 2015 6:06 AM

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ABUJA, nigeria — Boko Haram extremists killed 41 people, including a legislator, and scared hundreds of people from polling stations, but millions still voted across Nigeria Saturday in the most closely contested presidential race in the nation's history.

All the Boko Haram attacks took place in northeastern Nigeria, where the military Friday announced it had cleared the Islamic extremists from all major centers, including the headquarters of their so-called Islamic caliphate.

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