Bola Ahmed Tinubu wins 8.8 million votes against 6.9 million and 6.1 million for rivals Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi respectively, according to official results.
Frustrated Nigerians cast their ballots into evening, hours after official deadline for joining voting line in Africa’s most populous nation after late starts and sporadic violence caused delays at polling stations.
Atiku Abubakar won most ballots from delegates who voted in a primary election in the capital Abuja, beating competitor Ezenwo Nyesom Wike.
Nigeria's electoral body has declared incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari the winner of the country's presidential election after an election fraught with claims of rigging and collusion.
The incident claimed at least 14 lives, according to a University of Port Harcourt Teaching Hospital spokesman.
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