15 Feb 2015

Nigerians go to the polls for presidential election

From Sunday Morning, 7:47 am on 15 February 2015

Nigeria was the to the polls today to elect the next president, but that has been delayed. The winner will face a tough job running Africa's largest and most populous nation. Nigeria has rampant corruption, and a jihad insurgency characterised by brutal violence on ordinary citizens. The incumbent President is Goodluck Egbe Jonathan, seen by many to have been a failure, his opponent, a former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari. Martin Cuddihy is based in Kenya for the ABC.