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Will Saturday's Election Change Anything In Nigeria?05:35

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For the first time in 16 years, the opposition party in Nigeria has enough support that it could win in national elections. But would the president allow for a peaceful handover of power?

Election monitor Darren Kew says the answer to that question could determine whether this is the beginning of a new era for democracy in Nigeria, or the beginning of devastating internal strife. He speaks with Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson.


This segment aired on March 26, 2015.

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