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Scott Stearns

Scott Stearns is VOA’s State Department correspondent. He has worked as VOA’s Dakar Bureau Chief, White House correspondent, and Nairobi Bureau Chief since beginning his career as a freelance reporter in the Liberian civil war. He has written for the BBC, UPI, the Associated Press, The Jerusalem Post, and The Economist. Scott has a Bachelors and Masters in Journalism from Northwestern University.
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People read newspapers with election headlines on the street in Abuja, Nigeria, March 30, 2015.

Photogallery Nigerians Await Presidential Election Result

Millions of Nigerians voted Saturday, tens of thousands Sunday despite technical glitches and deadly attacks on some northeastern polling stations by Islamist extremists More