Nigerians wait in hope and fear for results of tightly contested presidential vote

March 30, 2015 8:17 AM

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Nigerians wait in hope and fear for results of tightly contested presidential vote

Members of the congregation raise their hands in celebration and prayer during a sermon at the Banner of Life bible church in the mainly Christian Sabon Gari neighborhood of Kano, northern Nigeria on Palm Sunday, March 29, 2015. Many churches in the area were only half-full on Sunday, due to large numbers of Christians leaving before the elections, fearing violence and retribution after election results will be announced in the predominantly Muslim town. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis) (The Associated Press)

Two women walk down a deserted street with roadblocks at the end leading to the St Charles Catholic Church, scene of a 2014 bomb attack blamed on Boko Haram Islamic insurgents, in the mainly Christian Sabon Gari neighborhood of Kano, northern Nigeria on Palm Sunday, March 29, 2015. Normally the chur...

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