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Nigeria swears in Bola Tinubu as president amid significant challenges

DW, 29 May 2023
Nigeria's new president, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has been sworn in at an inauguration ceremony in Abuja. The former governor of Lagos faces rising insecurity and a falling economy. The 71-year-old was elected in February, but opposition parties are still contesting his victory in the courts, claiming electoral fraud.
DW's Flourish Ubanyi has taken a look at the man who is set to lead Africa's most populous country. While he may be the new president, he's a familiar face to Nigerians.


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