Former military dictator Muhammadu Buhari has won Nigeria's presidential election, Reuters reported on Tuesday afternoon, defeating current President Goodluck Jonathan by more than two million votes to become leader of Africa's largest democracy.
His win marks the first time in Nigeria's history that an opposition party has democratically taken control of the country from the ruling party.
Jonathan has yet to comment.
"As for the election, we have won it!" Garba Shehu, Buhari's spokesman, said outside the party's headquarters on Tuesday, according to the Associated Press.
The automotive world is not a homogeneous one. Different regions have distinct opinions when it comes to the vehicles they’ll buy, and what works in Toledo might not make any sense on the streets of Turin or Tokyo. It’s a commonly accepted fact that Americans love big trucks and gas-hungry SUVs, but is that actually true?
Turns out, the answer is yes
Two burglars in Australia drove a stolen Subaru Liberty into a shopping center in Canberra, crashing their way into a jewelry store in the early morning on March 30. They raided the store and used crowbars to smash the glass displays. Police are still on the hunt for the suspects.
This surveillance footage, which was uploaded by the ACT police, shows the burglars and their less-than-stealthy operation in all of its glory.
According to ACT police, a similar smash-and-grab occurred early March 31 using a different vehicle in a nearby suburb.
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A new profile of Russell Crowe reveals that the Aussie actor had a bizarrely antagonistic relationship with the king of pop, Michael Jackson.
Crowe reveals in The Guardian that, for two or three years, Jackson would reach him over the phone, whether he was at home or in a hotel. Celebrities are just like us, you guys.
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I never met him, never shook his hand, but he found out the name I stayed in hotels under, so it didn’t matter where I was, he’d ring up do this kind of thing, like you did when you were 10, you know.
Authorities in five states filed a lawsuit Tuesday against a magazine and newspaper subscription service they accuse of charging highly inflated prices for publications they weren’t authorized to sell.