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Election tensions prompt protests, curfew in Nigeria's Rivers state

An overnight curfew was imposed in Nigeria's southern Rivers state as tensions ran high over local results of the country's general election, the state government said on Monday. Information commissioner Ibim Semenitari said the lock-down, from 7:00 pm (1800 GMT) to 6:00 am was "to prevent the breakdown of law and order because of the tense political situation". Rivers state in the oil-producing ...
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Added March 30, 2015
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