August 9th marked a significant date for Nigeria, as it was the date for the Osun Gubernatorial elections, a major one before the general elections scheduled for 2015.
With the two major contestants Gov Rauf Aregbesola of the All Progressive Congress and Senator Iyiola Omisore of the People's Democratic party, the elections was going to be keenly contested.
From the credible process conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission, to the effective security by the Army and Police though with some cases of the arrests of APC chieftains, the elections went smoothly.
The massive political participation of over 700,000 people voting, social media activity and engagement and the transparency of the process was unprecedented.
The final announcement of Governor Rauf Aregbesola as winner of the elections, in the early hours of Sunday Morning August 10th, gave another positive scorecard to Nigeria. In this edition of 'Economy & Politics'
show WebTV highlights 5 Takeaways from the polls.