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Nigeria election in facts and figures

Opposition candidate Muhammadu Buhari appears to be on the verge of a historic victory over Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan, with most votes counted.

Gen Buhari, a former military ruler, is ahead by almost three million votes, with results still to come from just three states.

BBC New looks at the facts and figures behind the election.

  • 31 Mar 2015
  • From the section Africa
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