Nigerians Prepare for Presidential Vote Nigeria holds presidential elections Saturday, with a choice between the incumbent and no less than 19 opposition candidates. Violence persists in the fractious nation. Since gaining independence from Britain in 1960, Nigeria has never experienced a successful transition from one civilian administration to another. Jason Beaubien reports.
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Nigeria holds presidential elections Saturday, with a choice between the incumbent and no less than 19 opposition candidates. Violence persists in the fractious nation. Since gaining independence from Britain in 1960, Nigeria has never experienced a successful transition from one civilian administration to another. Jason Beaubien reports.