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Key Nigerian election under way  Polling is under way in presidential election, amid hopes of the freest and fairest vote there in two decades Final preparations for presidential vote   Troubled Nigerian poll under way  Polling begins in Nigeria in parliamentary elections that have been marred by bloody attacks and chaotic delays Nigeria election postponed again President Jonathan wins party primary President says elections not fatally flawed  Obasanjo said that elections should not be voided and asked observers not to judge his country by developed-world standards Yar'Adua wins flawed vote
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2015-03-31 Nigeria election: Muhammadu Buhari wins Nigeria
C. 2015-03-30 Nigeria election: Buhari 'ahead' in early counting Nigeria
D. 2015-03-28 Nigeria: Partial extension of voting to Sunday Nigeria
E. 2015-03-27 Nigerian voters prepare to go to polls Nigeria
F. 2015-02-07 Nigeria postpones presidential vote over security Nigeria
6. 2015-02-02 Blast hits Nigeria election rally Gombe, Northern Nigeria
H. 2011-04-25 Gubernatorial elections to proceed Nigeria
8. 2011-04-24 Election violence left more than 500 dead Kaduna, Northern Nigeria

Nigeria election: Buhari 'ahead' in early counting  Partial results from Nigeria's election give ex-military ruler Muhammadu Buhari more votes than the incumbent, President Goodluck Jonathan Nigeria: Partial extension of voting to Sunday  Elections in parts of Nigeria have been extended until Sunday after delays and a number of attacks   Nigerian voters prepare to go to polls  Nigerians are about to go to the polls to elect a president, with incumbent Goodluck Jonathan facing a strong challenge from Muhammadu Buhari   Nigeria postpones presidential vote over security  The electoral commission in Nigeria has postponed the 14 February presidential election by six weeks over concerns about the security situation   Blast hits Nigeria election rally   Northern Nigeria: A female suicide bomber has blown up herself in northern Nigeria's Gombe city, minutes after President Goodluck Jonathan left a campaign rally... Gubernatorial elections to proceed  Nigeria will proceed with national gubernatorial elections, despite continuing violence that has raised fears that an Islamists will step up attacks Election violence left more than 500 dead   Northern Nigeria: The Civil Rights Congress, a Nigerian human rights group says more than 500 people died after presidential elections, mostly in the state of... Goodluck Jonathan appeals for calm   President Goodluck Jonathan has appealed for an end to 'unnecessary and avoidable' post-election violence across the north of the country Jonathan 'headed for Nigeria win'
Nigeria's opposition makes regional election gains   The All Progressives Congress (APC) has retained the governorship in Lagos and gained governorships in northern states Kaduna and Katsina Nigeria election: Muhammadu Buhari wins

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  Former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari has become the first opposition candidate to win a presidential election in Nigeria
 Unofficial voting tallies put Gen Buhari more than two million votes ahead of his rival Goodluck Jonathan

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  Goodluck Jonathan is set for election as Nigeria's president with almost double the vote of his main rival, partial results suggest


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  President Obasanjo's chosen successor was proclaimed victor in a presidential election.    The electoral commission chief said Umaru Yar'Adua of the People's Democratic Party had 24,638,063 votes against 6,605,299 for Muh...
Apr.22 'Flawed' vote rerun call
  The biggest local election observer group: presidential election was so badly flawed that it should be cancelled and held again
Apr.20 Ballots 'not in country'  Election commission: Ballot papers have not yet arrived in Nigeria on the eve of the presidential elections Apr.17 Parties demand poll delay Apr.16 Court puts poll in doubt   Supreme Court has ruled that Vice-President Abubakar should be allowed to contest presidential elections Apr.13 Security tight for polls  State polls is a key test of the electoral process ahead of the presidential vote next weekend

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Apr.22 Obasanjo won re-election by landslide
  Obasanjo leading with 60% of the vote. The vote was marred by charges of massive fraud
Apr.20 Obasanjo leads in vote  Incumbent President was ahead of his main challenger, Muhammadu Buhari, in anxiously awaited early returns Apr.19 Landmark poll closes  That was the country's first civilian-run presidential election for 20 years. Turnout was high and voting passed off smoothly Apr.12 Vote in key test for civilian rule  Threats of violence and tropical rains did not deter from voting in legislative elections

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