Nigerian civic groups say indications of rigging in defeated Nigerian president's stronghold

April 1, 2015 11:44 AM

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ABUJA, Nigeria – Hundreds of Nigerian civil societies say discrepancies in election tallies suggest the turnout was inflated in defeated President Goodluck Jonathan's southern strongholds.

The groups say the differences do not invalidate the victory of former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari, but should be investigated before April elections for state governors.

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