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Election in Nigeria: Atiku Abubakar rejects Muhammadu Buhari's victory

Media playback is not supported on your device. Media Signature Supporters Celebrating at Bujaris Campaign Center in Abuja The runner-up in Nigeria's presidential election has dismissed the result as a "relapse into the era of take-off" of the military dictatorship. " Atiku Abubakar criticized what he said" President Muhammadu Buhari won the elections on Saturday with a margin of nearly …

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Election results in Nigeria show the apparent victory of President Muhammadu Buhari

ABUJA, Nigeria – President Muhammadu Buhari agreed to win a second term in a contest in Africa's most populous country on Wednesday, where voters rejected a corruption-stained candidate in favor of a leader who pledged to launch a campaign to eradicate corruption Transplant Continues Not long after midnight, the election officials ended up counting out the number of votes, indicating …

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Election in Nigeria: Muhammadu Buhari re-elected president

image copyright Reuters caption Muhammadu Buhari was elected first president in 2015 (image photo) Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari was re-elected for a second term of four years, the final result of the general election show on Saturday. The 76-year-old defeated his main opponent, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, with a margin of nearly four million votes. The People's Democratic Party …

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Election in Nigeria 2019: Millions vote between polls and Boko Haram attacks

Tens of thousands of Nigerians went to a poll on Saturday, a week after a last-minute delay in the elections. Africa's most populous nation is struggling with challenges such as a stumbling economy and a continued Islamist uprising by Boko Haram fighters. Immediately before the elections, one soldier was killed and another 20 injured when Boko Haram fighters launched attacks …

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Elections in Nigeria: Explosions heard hours before the presidential election

The explosions took place on Saturday around 5 pm local time in a camp for internally displaced people, said Nigerian army spokesman Onyeama Nwachukwu told CNN. There were no reports of deaths or injuries. "The militants launched an attack on the camp this morning, but the military has repressed it at the moment," Nwachukwu said, adding that the army was …

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Elections in Nigeria 2019: Atiku Abubakar challenges Muhammadu Buhari

Image copyright AFP Caption President Muhammadu Buhari (l) is expected to face a tough challenge from Atiku Abubakar (r). After a last minute shift a week ago, the Nigerians finally go into the election. Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar (72) is the main challenger to President Muhammadu Buhari (76) in Africa's most populous nation. Mr. Buhari says he has created a …

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11-hour delay in the presidential election in Nigeria disappointed millions

ABUJA, Nigeria – The weather. Sabotage of buildings in which election material is stored. A series of legal challenges. This was one of the reasons why the Nigerian Electoral Commissioner had cited the decision of his nocturnal decision, announced on Saturday at 2:30, to delay the President's election hour. In postponing the eleventh hour, he assured a crowd of international …

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Nigeria election 2019: Poll held in last-minute drama

Media caption Media caption Electoral commission chairman Mahmoud Yakubu announced the move Nigeria has delayed its presidential and parliamentary elections for a week, in a dramatic night-time move. 19659004] The Independent National Electoral Commission (Inec) commissioned by Mahmoud Yakubu, citing logistical. "Proceeding with the election as scheduled is no longer feasible." issues. The presidential and parliamentary votes have been rescheduled …

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Nigeria has postponed its election by a week – Quartz Africa

* Update with details of the INEC chairman Nigeria is not deciding today (16 February) as planned about its next president. Due to difficulties in distributing election material, the country's election commission, INEC, shifts the polls by a week. According to reports, elections in some federal states may not have been able to progress as planned, as there was insufficient …

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Oby Ezekwesili, candidate from Nigeria, leaves the presidential race | news

Th The lead candidate for the upcoming presidential election in Nigeria said she is withdrawing her candidacy to help build a coalition against the ruling All Progressive Congress Oby Ezekwesili of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) announced her decision on Thursday in a series of posts on Twitter. "I have decided to leave the presidential race and concentrate …

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