Nigeria’s Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed an appeal by the main opposition candidate to overturn the result of February’s presidential election in which Muhammadu Buhari was returned to office.
Nigeria’s electoral board said Tuesday the outcome of governorship polls in six states was inconclusive, sparking opposition fury and raising the prospect of re-runs and legal action.
A report by the AFP news agency has found that a spreadsheet that has gone viral on social media in Nigeria is in fact a fake.
A week-long delay in holding Nigeria’s presidential election damaged public confidence in the process and probably reduced Saturday’s voter turnout, U.S. observers said on Monday.
Nigerians are waiting anxiously as the official results from the Presidential and National Assembly elections across Nigeria are being announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission.