Nigerian Opposition Wins Key States, Shores up Victory

April 13, 2015 9:19 AM

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Nigeria's opposition is winning key states from the party of defeated President Goodluck Jonathan, shoring up its victory at weekend gubernatorial elections marred by killings, low turnout and snatching of ballot boxes.

The party of President-elect Muhammadu Buhari won a tight contest for Lagos, Nigeria's richest state and financial hub. It wrested states from Jonathan's party in northern Kaduna, Sokoto and Katsina.

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