Monday, April 18, 2011

Goodluck Jonathan Wins Re-Election Of Nigerian Presidency

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan overwhelmingly won reelection, an official announced Monday.

With nearly 22.5 million votes, Jonathan overtook challenger Muhammadu Buhari, of the Congress for Progressive Change, who won 12.2 million votes.

The votes were cast largely along regional lines with Jonathan, of the ruling People's Democratic Party, taking the south and Buhari taking the north.


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