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Opposition events demand contemporary elections in Nigerian amid allegations of irregularities

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Nigeria’s two primary opposition events have referred to as for the annulment of what they’ve described as a “sham” election, denouncing the “large manipulation” of the outcomes.

A partial depend has given a slight result in ruling occasion candidate and former Lagos State governor, Bola Tinubu.

Saturday’s vote was typically peaceable, though there have been some safety incidents and logistical hitches.

However following delays within the depend, and main failures within the digital switch of outcomes, the opposition accused the ruling All Progressives Congress occasion of fraud.

A number of observers have additionally expressed issues concerning the transparency of the vote and the operational failures.

After a pause, the Electoral Fee (Inec) was as a result of resume asserting the outcomes on Tuesday afternoon.

However the Folks’s Democratic Celebration and the Labour Celebration say they’ve misplaced confidence within the course of and have referred to as for a brand new election to be held.

The vote was at all times anticipated to be Nigeria’s closest presidential ballot within the nation’s historical past.