Two major cities are engulfed in post election rioting arising from the announcement of presidential election results  by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) that favored president Goodluck Jonathan to win the elections after polling 22 million votes to defeat his closest rival, Muhammad Buhari.

Reports from Kaduna, Kano and Zaria show massive rioting as supporters of the Congress of Progressive Change began mobilizing against the outome of the elections.

There have also been reports of rioting in Zaria. The crisis started yesterday with violence  reported in the northern Nigeria states of Gombe, Sokoto and Adamawa.

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