Boko Haram could ‘disenfranchise Nigeria voters’

BBC News:

At least 1.5 million people displaced by the Islamist insurgency in north-east Nigeria may not be able to vote in elections if the law is not changed, an electoral official has told the BBC.

Discrepancies in the law needed to be resolved in “very good time” or people could be disenfranchised, he added.

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Civilians who fled their homes following an attack by Islamist militants, in Gwoza arrived at the camp for internally displaced people in Yola, Nigeria, on 27 November 2014

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