Nigerian court leaves challenger Buhari free to run in presidential race

March 25, 2015 4:40 PM

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ABUJA (Reuters) - A Nigerian court on Wednesday effectively blocked an attempt to bar the main opposition candidate from running in what looks set to be the closest presidential race since military rule ended in 1999.

The court adjourned the case until April 22, leaving Muhammadu Buhari free to stand against President Goodluck Jonathan in the March 28 election.

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