"the local elections in six of the Nigerian state shall be made if, because of violence and other disturbances led to the selection could not be implemented in some areas, announces the election commission. The new elections to be held on 23 march in the states of Kano, Sokoto, Bauchi, Adamawa, Benue and Plateau."
"Saturday's options included the governors in 29 of the country's 36 states, all state legislatures, and the administrative councils in the federal capital region Abuja. State governors in Nigeria holds important positions with responsibility for key areas such as education and health care."
"According to the election results, which were presented on Tuesday, president Muhammadu Buharis party the APC emerged victorious in eleven states, while the main opposition party PDP has emerged victorious in nine."
"Observers have criticized the implementation of the Saturday's elections of governors, and also addressed criticism of the presidential and parliamentary elections held at the end of February. The EU stated on Monday that there were systematic flaws and problems with the security in connection with the elections in February."
"Nigeria is Africa's most populous state, with 180 million inhabitants."