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Election in Nigeria to a week

a Few hours before the start of the vote has been postponed, the presidential election in Nigeria. Choice head of Yakubu made by Twitter to announce that the choice is now for the 23. February will be scheduled. Until then, there is "to clarify a number of challenges".

Actually, the choice should open local 8: 00 local time. But in the middle of the night, the head of the election Commission, Mahmood Yakubu, announced, via Twitter, that the conduct of the polls a week would be postponed.

reason were "challenges" that need to be clarified. The shift was "for a successful execution of the elections and the strengthening of our democracy" is necessary, Yakubu. It was reported that ballot papers had not been in all parts of the country. More than 84 million voters are eligible to vote.

For the incumbent, Buhari could it just

is regarded as a tight race between the 76-year-old President Muhammadu Buhari and his 72-year-old Challenger, Atiku Abubakar, a billionaire and former Vice-President. The followers of the two have warned of foreign interference. There are also allegations of vote-rigging were raised. In 2015, Nigeria had moved up the presidential election by six weeks because of poor security.

President Buhari would like to be re-elected to office, but his policies in the past years was neither in economic nor in the security successfully.

by far the term went hand-in-hand with a crash of global Oil prices, making Oil-based economy of Nigeria went into a recession. The unemployment increased. Nigeria overtook India as the country with the largest number of people living in extreme poverty. The security in the country has hardly increased at all. While the military extremists of the terrorist group Boko Haram from the communities displaced in the North-East of Nigeria, there is still violence. An offshoot of the terrorist militia "Islamic state" loyal to, has won in the last few months. Tens of thousands of people have fled in front of him.

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