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Nigerian Opposition to Run Religiously-Mixed Presidential Ticket

Nigerian presidential hopeful Muhammadu Buhari has picked a Christian law professor, Yemi Osinbajo, to be his running mate in the February election. Buhari's choice, announced Wednesday, follows a pattern of religious and regional balance on Nigerian presidential tickets.  Buhari is a Muslim from northern Nigeria, while his running mate is a Christian from the south. The opposition Buhari/Osinbajo ticket will run against a similarly balanced pair: incumbent President Goodluck...

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