Nigeria Vote Rigging Angers Northeners

Nigeria Vote Rigging Angers Northeners

April 22, 2011 12:48 pm (EST)

Nigeria Vote Rigging Angers Northeners
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Following reports of substantial rigging in Nigeria’s April 16 presidential elections, John Campbell, Senior Fellow for Africa Policy Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations, says the issue is not whether Jonathan would have won the elections "anyway," but rather the sentiment among Northerners that the PDP yet again stole the elections.


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