Nigeria election: vote collation process ongoing

The official collation of votes starts at the International Conference Centre in Abuja. This comes after Nigerians across the country cast their ballots to elect their next President. A total of 72.7 million people with voter identity cards were eligible to cast their ballot in Saturday’s polls.

Nigerian voters in Yola cast ballots in presidential elections

Nigerians at a polling station in Yola north eastern Nigeria cast their ballots as the country begins counting votes in presidential elections. IMAGES

Nigeria votes after week-long delay

Nigerians vote for a new president after a week-long postponement that has raised political tempers, sparked conspiracy claims and stoked fears of violence.

Nigerians start arriving at polling stations on election day

Nigerians in Yola arrive at polling stations early on election day. They are turning out to vote for a new president after a week-long delay that has raised political tempers, sparked conspiracy claims and stoked fears of violence. The two frontrunners are incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari, 76, and former vice president Atiku Abubakar, 72. IMAGES of Nigerians arriving at a polling station

Nigeria: first ballot submitted in this Lagos polling station

The first voter votes in the Nigerian general election at this Lagos polling station. Nigerians vote for a new president after a week-long delay that has raised political tempers, sparked conspiracy claims and stoked fears of violence. IMAGES of the first voter

Nigeria: preparations ongoing in Lagos ahead of poll opening

In Lagos, the largest city in Nigeria, preparation at a polling station is ongoing before people are allowed to cast their vote. Nigerians are turning out to vote for a new president after a week-long delay. The two frontrunners are incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari, 76, and former vice president Atiku Abubakar, 72.

Nigerians react to one week delay to elections

Voters in Lagos, economic capital of Nigeria, react to the postponement of the presidential elections. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced the one week delay just hours before polls were due to open.

Nigerians arrive at polling stations to find them closed

Nigerians are waking up to the news that the elections, which were due to happen today, have been postponed by a week. The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced the one week delay just hours before polls were due to open.

Nigerians tell of hopes for future ahead of election

Ahead of Saturday’s parliamentary and presidential elections in Nigeria, citizens of Lagos say they hope that the poll will be free and fair, and also bring positive change to their lives.

‘Beer wars’: brewers compete to sate Nigerians’ thirst

Nigeria is currently a largely untapped market for brewers. But with a population expected to grow to 410 million by 2050, many international brewing companies are eyeing up the vast potential of the Nigerian market.