Bola Tinubu wins the Nigeria’s presidential election

  • The ruling party candidate, Bola Tinubu (70) has defeated vice president Atiku Abubakar (opposition People’s Democratic Party) to win the disputed presidential election in Nigeria.
  • He received 37%, Atiku Abubakar polled 29%, and Labour’s candidate Peter Obi received 25% of the vote.
  • The opposition parties dismissed the poll as a sham and demanded a rerun.
  • He will become Nigeria’s fifth elected president since 1999.
  • Nigeria Capital: Abuja; Currency: Naira