Democratic change of the guard in Nigeria

2015-03-31 20:18
Supporters of Nigerian presidential candidate Muhammadu Buhari and vice-presidential candidate Yemi Osinbajo at the All Progressives Congress (APC) fundraising dinner in Centurion. Picture: Carien du Plessis/City Press

Supporters of Nigerian presidential candidate Muhammadu Buhari and vice-presidential candidate Yemi Osinbajo at the All Progressives Congress (APC) fundraising dinner in Centurion. Picture: Carien du Plessis/City Press

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Tensions feared after Nigerian election result - analyst

2015-03-31 17:10

Nigeria's opposition All Progressives Congress declared victory in the presidential election on Tuesday; this analyst expresses his concerns that the results may spark tensions in the country.WATCH

Abuja -  Muhammadu Buhari has become the first Nigerian to oust an opponent via the ballot box, putting him in charge of Africa's biggest economy and one of its most important but turbulent democracies.

Below is a state-by-state table of provisional and final results tallied by Reuters from Nigeria's Independent National Electoral Commission (Inec) announcements in various states and at the central counting centre in Abuja.

State    Jonathan (PDP)  Buhari (APC)

LAGOS   632 327               792 460

OGUN    207 950               308 290

ONDO   251 368                299 889

OSUN   249 929                 383 603

OYO     303 376                 528 620

KWARA 132 602                 302 146

NIGER   149 222                657 678

KEBBI    100 972               567 883

ZAMFARA 144 833             612 202

SOKOTO 152 199               671 926

KADUNA 484 085             1 127 760

FCT       157 195                146 399

KOGI     149 987                 264 851

EDO      286 869                 208 469

DELTA  1 211 405                 48 910

BAYELSA 361 209                   5 194

RIVERS 1 487 075                 69 238

IMO       559 185                 133 253

ANAMBRA 660 762                 17 926

EBONYI   323 653                  19 518

BENUE    303 737                 373 961

NASSARAWA 273 460           236 838

PLATEAU  549 615                429 140

KANO       215 779             1 903 999

KATSINA     98 937            1 345 441

JIGAWA    142 904                885 988

BAUCHI      86 085                931 598

TARABA     310 800               261 326

ENUGU     553 003                  14 157

CROSS RIVERS 414 863          28 368

AKWA IBOM 953 304               58 411

GOMBE     96 873                  361 245

ABIA        368 303                  13 394

YOBE        25 526                  446 265

ADAMAWA 251 664                374 701

BORNO     25 640                   473 543

EKITI       176 466                  120 331

Total   12 853 162              15 424 921 

Total valid votes 45.45%        54.55%

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