Early tally in Nigerian election puts Buhari ahead, opposition rejects it

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) officials collate results from various polling units at the INEC Yola North Local Government Area Office in Adamawa State, as the country awaits the results of the Presidential election, in Yola, Nigeria February 24, 2019. REUTERS/Nyancho NwaNri

ABUJA (Reuters) – President Muhammadu Buhari took an early lead on Monday in initial official results from Nigeria’s presidential election but the party of his main challenger quickly rejected the tallies as “incorrect and unacceptable”. Saturday’s election, which U.S. observers said had lost some credibility after being abruptly delayed by a week by officials citing […]

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