Nigerian court upholds Buhari's election win

Nigerian court upholds Buhari's election win

12.9.2019

Nigerian court upholds Buhari's election win

Opposition parties lodged a legal challenge against the result in March.

However, on Wednesday the presidential election tribunal found there was no evidence of the opposition's claims.

The ruling was widely expected, with Buhari's government taking office last month.

It was not immediately clear if the opposition parties would appeal the ruling to the supreme court, the country's highest court.

Some reported vote-buying, intimidation and violence towards voters and officials, which have been a problem in previous elections in Nigeria.

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