Nigerian President Goodluck Concedes Defeat

Former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari has become the first opposition candidate to win a presidential election in Nigeria. Incumbent Goodluck Jonathan telephoned Gen Buhari, 72, on Tuesday night to congratulate him and concede defeat. Unofficial voting tallies put Gen Buhari more than two million votes ahead of his rival. Observers have generally praised the election, though there have been allegations of fraud. Election results as they happened A spokesman for Gen Buhari’s All Progressives Congress (APC) party praised Mr Jonathan, saying: “He will remain a hero for this move. The…

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