The first results from Nigeria’s presidential vote have been
Nigeria’s 36 states have been declared, and President
Muhammadu Buhari has taken the most votes in both of them.
They are Osun State and Ekiti State, shown in the map below.
Taken together, the president has 566,865 votes and his main
rival Atiku Abubakar has 491,409.
The candidate with the most votes is declared the winner in the
first round, as long as that person gains at least 25% of the
votes in two-thirds of Nigeria’s 36 states.