The first results from Nigeria’s presidential vote have been declared.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari won the first two of 36 states for which results were being announced by the election commission in a general election that was partly marred by delays, technical glitches and sporadic violence.
Taken together, the president has 566,865 votes and his main rival Atiku Abubakar has 491,409.
They are Osun State and Ekiti State, shown in green in this map:
Nigerians went to the polls on 23 February, with President Muhammadu Buhari (APC) expected to face a strong challenge from Atiku Abubakar (PDP) in the presidential contest.
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