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  1. Hackers shut down Nigeria electoral commission website

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    Sat, 28 Mar 2015

    ABUJA, March 28 (Reuters) - A group calling itself the Nigerian Cyber Army hacked into and shut down the electoral commission's website on Saturday, warning officials not to rig the presidential election as accreditation for voting in the poll was under way.

  2. UPDATE 2- Nigeria president warns against bloodshed ahead of Saturday poll

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    Fri, 27 Mar 2015

    * Army says captured Boko Haram headquarters (Adds APC, UN Statement)

  3. RPT- Nigerian shares rise as local investors bet on smooth election

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    Fri, 27 Mar 2015

    LAGOS, March 27 (Reuters) - Nigerian stocks climbed for the sixth straight session on Friday, as domestic investors snapped up shares betting a presidential election due on Saturday would go smoothly.

  4. UPDATE 1- Nigerian army says destroys Boko Haram headquarters

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    Fri, 27 Mar 2015

    ABUJA, March 27 (Reuters) - The Nigerian army said on Friday it destroyed the headquarters of Boko Haram after capturing the northeastern town of Gwoza from the Islamist insurgent group.

  5. Nigeria president warns against bloodshed ahead of Saturday poll

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    Fri, 27 Mar 2015

    ABUJA, March 27 (Reuters) - Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan warned against violence ahead of Saturday's presidential election as people began stockpiling food, cash and fuel for fear of clashes.

  6. RPT- Nigerian army says destroys Boko Haram headquarters

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    Fri, 27 Mar 2015

    ABUJA, March 27 (Reuters) - The Nigerian army said it destroyed the headquarters of Boko Haram after capturing the northeastern town of Gwoza from the Islamist insurgent group.

  7. REFILE-Post-election unrest could hamper aid efforts in Nigeria - TRFN

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    Fri, 27 Mar 2015

    LONDON, March 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Escalating violence in northeast Nigeria in recent months has uprooted hundreds of thousands and led to a "humanitarian crisis", aid agencies said on Thursday, amid fears that post-election unrest could hamper aid efforts.

  8. RPT-Power matters in Nigeria's presidential race

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    Fri, 27 Mar 2015

    ABUJA, March 26 (Reuters) - Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan's election campaign has trumpeted his reform of the power sector as a crowning achievement. But electricity shortages persist and the underperformance is a major political issue.

  9. Lack of electricity undermines Nigerian president's relection bid

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    Thu, 26 Mar 2015

    ABUJA, March 26 (Reuters) - Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan's election campaign has trumpeted his reform of the power sector as a crowning achievement. But electricity shortages persist and the underperformance is a major political issue.

  10. Post-election unrest could hamper aid efforts in Nigeria - TRFN

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    Thu, 26 Mar 2015

    Foundation) - Escalating violence by Boko Haram militants in recent months has uprooted hundreds of thousands in northeast Nigeria and led to a "humanitarian crisis", aid agencies said on Thursday, amid fears that post-election unrest could hamper

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