Investors favoured Muhammadu Buhari's opponent, Atiku Abubakar. So what are the Nigerian president's economic priorities?
This is not the first time a Nigerian poll has been postponed but it is certainly the most dramatic.
Buhari’s handling of the economy has been somewhere between poor and appalling. But the same could be said of past administrations.
Cultural icons like Achebe, Fela and Saro-Wiwa were among those who highlighted Nigeria's failings.