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WBR: Nigeria awaits election result Mon 30 Mar

March 30th, 2015

Episode 272 of 862 episodes

As the results of Nigeria's presidential election continue to come in, the US and Britain have issued a joint statement expressing concern about possible "political interference". Incumbent Goodluck Jonathan is facing a strong challenge from former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari. The final outcome is expected on Tuesday and we hear from the BBC's Nkem Ifejikain Abuja. Also on the programme, the general election campaign gets underway in Britain with the economy playing a key role in the debate. The BBC's business editor Kamal Ahmed explains the arguments on all sides. We hear about Greece's reform plans to qualify for bailout funds from Brussels. Plus, in football, health professionals urge the English Premier League to look outside the alcohol industry for high profile sponsorship deals.

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