Opposition candidate Muhammadu Buhari won Nigeria's presidential election, the national electoral commission announced.
Buhari defeated incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan by about 2 million votes. Ref. CNN
Nigeria's democracy is fading away By Adewunmi Emoruwa. Nigerians preparing to head to the polls on February 16 must bear in mind that elections do not make a democracy. Source 4q.
Nigeria is one of the strangest countries I've ever come across. It has this air of instability and yet they have many educated citizens fully capable of setting everything as it ought to be. Perhaps corruption is so intertwined with day to day living that people cannot get it out anymore.
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