ABUJA, Nigeria — Christian incumbent Olusegun Obasanjo defeated his Islamic rival Muhammadu Buhari and 18 other candidates for the presidency of Nigeria. Both Buhari and Obasanjo ruled Nigeria in the past under a military dictatorship. The elections commission declared Obasanjo the winner on April 22 after votes from the April 19 election had been tallied. Obasanjo, a professed Christian, garnered…
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