Inside Story: Nigeria's presidential election

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Polling stations opened on Saturday for Africa's biggest election as over 70 million Nigerians vote for a new president.

In a country where vote rigging, violence and intimidation have been common, how genuine will Nigeria's election really be?

Inside Story, with presenter Ghida Fakhry, discusses with guests: Dapo Oyewole, the executive director of the Centre for African Policy & Peace Strategy; Patrick Wilmot, a political commentator on African affairs; and Jonathan Offei-Ansah, the Editor of News Africa.

This episode of Inside Story aired on Saturday, April 16, 2011.