Nigeria’s 2023 elections: Obasanjo backs Peter Obi
04 January 2023 | 12:32 pm
Nigerians will vote for a new president on February 25. Around 95 million voters are expected to participate in the crucial election, as many grow increasingly disenchanted with the quality of Nigerian politics.
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