Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Nigeria's Buhari wins historic election landslide

Three decades after seizing power in a military coup, Muhammadu Buhari became the first Nigerian to oust a president through the ballot box, putting him in charge of Africa's biggest economy and one of its most turbulent democracies. As the scale of this weekend's electoral landslide became clear, President Goodluck Jonathan called Buhari on Tuesday to concede defeat to the opposition leader, Buhari's camp said, an unprecedented step that should help to defuse anger among Jonathan's supporters.  Nigeria's Buhari wins historic election landslide: Nigeria's Buhari wins historic election landslide - Bye Goodluck Jonathan

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