Nigeria Postpones Polls for One Week

The announcement by the Electoral Commission chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, at the commission's headquarters in Abuja came hours before Nigerians were slated to head to the polling units.


  • INEC Postpones General Elections

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    Publication Date:
    16 February 2019

    The new dates for the elections are now February 23 for presidential and national assembly elections and March 9 for governorship and state assemblies ... see more »

Electoral Commission chair, Professor Mahmood Yakubu showing a specimen ballot paper for Ekiti governorship election during a meeting in Abuja during 2018.


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