Nigeria election: Muhammadu Buhari wins

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Former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari has become the first opposition candidate to win presidential elections in Nigeria.

Gen Buhari's party said his opponent, incumbent Goodluck Jonathan, had admitted defeat and congratulated him.

Mr Jonathan trailed Gen Buhari by about two million votes when he conceded.

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