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Nigeria: 40,000 Displaced and Many Killed After Muslim Opposition Candidate Rejects Election Results


“The Muslim opposition candidate in Nigeria’s presidential polls rejected the results today but urged calm after deadly post-election riots, amid a rush to help nearly 40,000 displaced.

Authorities say many were killed in the violence, which saw corpses burnt beyond recognition and bodies reportedly thrown into wells, but have refused to give a toll, saying it could spark reprisals and would be inaccurate.

There were reports of fresh clashes in the northern state of Kaduna overnight, with a community leader telling local radio ‘the killing was unbelievable and the destruction is colossal.'”  Read more.

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