By Nduka Orjinmo, BBC News, AbujaVoting was marred by long delays as polling stations failed to open on time in some areas because of logistical problems and security incidents. Tens of thousands of polling stations are counting the results, which will be collated and sent to the electoral headquarters in the capital Abuja. But voting was postponed to Sunday at 141 polling stations in the oil-rich southern state of Bayelsa because of disruptions. Its candidate, Mr Tinubu, 70, is credited with building Nigeria's commercial hub Lagos, during his two terms as governor until 2007. A candidate needs to have the most votes and 25% of ballots cast in two-thirds of Nigeria's 36 states to be declared the winner.
Source: Daily Observer February 25, 2023 20:58 UTC