Atiku Abubakar
Amid allegations of voter suppression, Nigeria’s opposition candidates set to challenge presidential poll results

Opposition parties have alleged widespread voter suppression and intimidation in the presidential election in which less than 30% of eligible voters exercised their franchise. Opposition candidates Peter Obi and Atiku Abubakar have said they will challenge the victory of Bola Tinubu

Nigerian presidential election 2019 Incumbent president Buhari wins election; opposition challenges result

The voter turnout of 35.7% is less than the 44% in 2015; incumbent president doubles his electoral support in five states in southeastern Nigeria

Atiku Abubakar & Muhammadu Buhari Nigeria decides: “The election doesn’t hold out much by way of alternatives to the neoliberal challenges”

To understand what this election means for labor rights, women rights and healthcare in the country, Peoples Dispatch interviewed Nnimmo Bassey, a Nigerian author, poet and environmental activist.