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Nigeria Elections: The Key Challenges Facing Incoming President Bola Tinubu

On March 1st Bola Tinubu was declared the winner of Nigeria’s sharply contested presidential election. In a three way race, Tinubu received 37% of the votes, enough to win him the presidency.

Bola Tinubu is from the same party as outgoing president Mohammadu Buhari  and the election results are being challenged in court by his rivals. But if the results stand, he will be innaugurated in May.

Joining me to discuss the results of this election, and the key challenges ahead for the incoming Nigerian government is Amaka Anku, head of the Africa Practice at the Eurasia Group.

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