Nigerian President: Goodluck loses re-election

b_179_129_16777215_00_images_NIG150410aa001.jpegABUJA, Nigeria — President Goodluck Jonathan conceded Tuesday to a former military general in an election decided by voter fury at government corruption and failure to combat Boko Haram militants who have killed thousands of civilians.

His defeat is the first time an incumbent has been voted out of office in Africa's most populous nation and represents its first civilian transfer of power.

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