• fter weeks of delays over an Islamic insurgency, Nigerians head to the polls. Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan is registered to vote in Otuoke, March 28, 2015.
  • General Muhammadu Buhari, the Pesidential candidate of the opposite APC and his wife, Aishatu Buhari, been accredited at their polling unit, Kofar Faru III in Daura, Katsina state.
  • Officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission troubleshoot card readers after they failed to capture President Goodluck Jonathan's card at his polling unit in Otuoke, Bayelsa State, March 28, 2015.
  • People displaced following attacks by Islamist militants lineup for accreditation before casting their votes, in Yola, Nigeria, March 28, 2015.
  • Nigerian girls from the Hausa tribe wait as their mothers queue to validate their voting cards, at a polling station located in an Islamic school in Daura, northern Nigeria, March 28, 2015.
  • Nigerians wait to register before voting in Jere, some 60 kilometers (40 miles) from the capital Abuja, Nigeria, March 28, 2015.
  • In daura, the hometown of the APC Presidential Candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari, a Nigerian Army armored attack vehicle and two military pick ups sat outside the Emir's palace right across from a polling unit where people are lining up to vote.
  • An elderly Nigerian woman validates her voting card using a fingerprint reader, prior to casting her vote later in the day, in the home town of opposition candidate Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, in Daura, Nigeria, March 28, 2015.
  • A man looks for his name on a list before he registers to vote, prior to casting his ballot later in the day in Lagos, Nigeria, March 28, 2015.

Nigeria Election - March 28, 2015

Published March 28, 2015

After weeks of delays over an Islamist insurgency, Nigerians head to the polls on March 28 to elect a president for Africa's biggest economy


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