Governor of Nigeria's commercial hub Lagos defeated in bid for second term - Reuters

Governor of Nigeria's commercial hub Lagos defeated in bid for second term  ReutersThe governor of Nigeria's commercial hub Lagos, a prominent ruling party figure, lost his bid on Wednesday to seek a second term following a primary...

Governor of Nigeria's commercial hub Lagos defeated in bid for second term - Reuters
Governor of Nigeria's commercial hub Lagos defeated in bid for second term  Reuters

The governor of Nigeria's commercial hub Lagos, a prominent ruling party figure, lost his bid on Wednesday to seek a second term following a primary selection process that exposed internal divisions in a crucial state months ahead of polls next year. Lagos state, with a city of some 23 million inhabitants, is the driving force in one of Africa's biggest economies and a key election battleground in the southwest. The region's support for President Muhammadu Buhari and his ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) party proved to be crucial in the 2015 presidential and gubernatorial races that s...