Protests against Nigeria’s election results intensifyMarch 6, 2023 GMT
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Thousands of Nigerian opposition supporters protested Monday against the country’s presidential election results, as calls for a revote intensified.
Nigeria opposition renews calls to overturn election resultMarch 3, 2023 GMT
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's opposition renewed calls for the election result to be overturned on Thursday, a day after the country announced its new president-elect.
“We won the election and we will prove it to Nigerians,” third-place Labour Party candidate Peter Obi said at a news conference in the capital.
Nigeria opposition rejects early vote lead for ruling partyFebruary 27, 2023 GMT
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Tensions rose Monday during the counting of Nigeria's hotly contested presidential election when representatives from the parties of the two main opposition candidates walked out in anger from the center where state-by-state results were being announced.
Could Nigeria’s cash shortage hurt the presidential vote?February 23, 2023 GMT
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Voters in Nigeria will elect a new leader Saturday after President Muhammadu Buhari's final term ends, with 18 candidates vying to lead a country facing a series of struggles — the newest and most pressing being a shortage of cash.
Nigeria’s presidential frontrunners in final push for votesFebruary 19, 2023 GMT
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — The leading contenders in Nigeria’s presidential election have made their last push for support, a week before the West African nation's key election.
As the campaign period neared its end, both the ruling party’s Bola Tinubu and the main opposition's Atiku Abubakar on Saturday held rallies in the northeast, where extremists have waged a decade-long insurgency against Nigeria.