PODCAST: Was the Nigerian election free and fair?

BBC Focus on Africa, Nigeria Podcast

The Nigerian president election results are out and the incumbent, President Buhari, has conformably defeated his main rival Atiku Abubakar. But does the low turn out in the southern part of the country – where the opposition draws most of its support – suggest foul play? DiA’s Nic Cheeseman talks to the BBC about how we should interpret the election results, and what they mean for the country’s political future.

Nigeria runs throughout the programme, and the interview with Professor Cheeseman begins at 29:00.






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