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Nigeria's Buhari wins re-election

A boy participates in celebrations by supporters of Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari in Kano, Nigeria February 27, 2019. Buhari comfortably won a second term at the helm of Africa's largest economy, election authorities said on Wednesday, but his main rival planned a fraud challenge after a vote marred by delays and violence.

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A boy participates in celebrations by supporters of Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari in Kano, Nigeria February 27, 2019. Buhari comfortably won a second term at the helm of Africa's largest economy, election authorities said on Wednesday, but his...more

A boy participates in celebrations by supporters of Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari in Kano, Nigeria February 27, 2019. Buhari comfortably won a second term at the helm of Africa's largest economy, election authorities said on Wednesday, but his main rival planned a fraud challenge after a vote marred by delays and violence. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde
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President Muhammadu Buhari gestures while posing with his family members in Abuja. The 76-year-old former military ruler took 56 percent of votes against 41 for his closest challenger, businessman and former vice president Atiku Abubakar of the People's Democratic Party.

Bayo Omoboriowo/Nigeria Presidency/Handout via Reuters

President Muhammadu Buhari gestures while posing with his family members in Abuja. The 76-year-old former military ruler took 56 percent of votes against 41 for his closest challenger, businessman and former vice president Atiku Abubakar of the...more

President Muhammadu Buhari gestures while posing with his family members in Abuja. The 76-year-old former military ruler took 56 percent of votes against 41 for his closest challenger, businessman and former vice president Atiku Abubakar of the People's Democratic Party. Bayo Omoboriowo/Nigeria Presidency/Handout via Reuters
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Supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari celebrate in Kano. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

Supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari celebrate in Kano. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

Supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari celebrate in Kano. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde
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Supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari celebrate in Yola, Adamawa State. REUTERS/Nyancho NwaNri

Supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari celebrate in Yola, Adamawa State. REUTERS/Nyancho NwaNri

Supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari celebrate in Yola, Adamawa State. REUTERS/Nyancho NwaNri
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A boy rides a horse as supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari gather to celebrate in Yola, Adamawa State. REUTERS/Nyancho NwaNri

A boy rides a horse as supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari gather to celebrate in Yola, Adamawa State. REUTERS/Nyancho NwaNri

A boy rides a horse as supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari gather to celebrate in Yola, Adamawa State. REUTERS/Nyancho NwaNri
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A supporter of President Muhammadu Buhari performs a stunt with an auto rickshaw as he celebrates in Kano. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

A supporter of President Muhammadu Buhari performs a stunt with an auto rickshaw as he celebrates in Kano. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

A supporter of President Muhammadu Buhari performs a stunt with an auto rickshaw as he celebrates in Kano. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde
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A supporter of President Muhammadu Buhari dances on the ground as he celebrates with others in Yola, Adamawa State. REUTERS/Nyancho NwaNri

A supporter of President Muhammadu Buhari dances on the ground as he celebrates with others in Yola, Adamawa State. REUTERS/Nyancho NwaNri

A supporter of President Muhammadu Buhari dances on the ground as he celebrates with others in Yola, Adamawa State. REUTERS/Nyancho NwaNri
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Supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari celebrate in Yola, Adamawa State. REUTERS/Nyancho NwaNri

Supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari celebrate in Yola, Adamawa State. REUTERS/Nyancho NwaNri

Supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari celebrate in Yola, Adamawa State. REUTERS/Nyancho NwaNri
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Supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari celebrate in Kano. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

Supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari celebrate in Kano. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

Supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari celebrate in Kano. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde
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Supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari celebrate in Yola, Adamawa State. REUTERS/Nyancho NwaNri

Supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari celebrate in Yola, Adamawa State. REUTERS/Nyancho NwaNri

Supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari celebrate in Yola, Adamawa State. REUTERS/Nyancho NwaNri
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President Muhammadu Buhari greets his supporters at the campaign headquarters of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abuja. Bayo Omoboriowo/Nigeria Presidency/Handout via Reuters

President Muhammadu Buhari greets his supporters at the campaign headquarters of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abuja. Bayo Omoboriowo/Nigeria Presidency/Handout via Reuters

President Muhammadu Buhari greets his supporters at the campaign headquarters of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abuja. Bayo Omoboriowo/Nigeria Presidency/Handout via Reuters
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Supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari celebrate in Kano. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

Supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari celebrate in Kano. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde

Supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari celebrate in Kano. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde
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Supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari celebrate at the campaign headquarters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) party in Abuja. REUTERS/Nneka Chile

Supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari celebrate at the campaign headquarters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) party in Abuja. REUTERS/Nneka Chile

Supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari celebrate at the campaign headquarters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) party in Abuja. REUTERS/Nneka Chile
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Supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari celebrate at the campaign headquarters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) party in Abuja. REUTERS/Nneka Chile

Supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari celebrate at the campaign headquarters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) party in Abuja. REUTERS/Nneka Chile

Supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari celebrate at the campaign headquarters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) party in Abuja. REUTERS/Nneka Chile
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