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Buhari wins in Nigeria, defeating Goodluck Jonathan

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ABUJA, Nigeria - Amid anger over an Islamic insurgency that has claimed thousands of lives, Nigerians threw out the incumbent and elected a 72-year-old former military dictator in a historic transfer of power officially announced early Wednesday following the nation's ......

Supporters of opposition candidate Muhammadu Buhari celebrate an anticipated win for their candidate, in Kano, Nigeria Tuesday, March 31, 2015. Nigeria's aviation minister says President Goodluck Jonathan has called challenger Muhammadu Buhari to concede and congratulate him on his electoral victory, paving the way for a peaceful transfer of power in Africa's richest and most populous nation. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis) Show/Hide caption

Supporters of opposition candidate Muhammadu Buhari celebrate an anticipated win for their candidate, in Kano, Nigeria Tuesday, March 31, 2015. Nigeria's aviation minister says President Goodluck Jonathan has called challenger Muhammadu Buhari to concede and congratulate him on his electoral victory, paving the way for a peaceful transfer of power in Africa's richest and most populous nation. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

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