"Nigeria's presidential election, which was scheduled for Saturday, is postponed a week. According to the electoral commission, it is not possible to implement as planned, and instead, the election shall be held on the 23 February."
"the election commission's announcement comes just a few hours before the polls would have opened."
"president Muhammadu Buhari (APC) are being challenged by the former vice-president Atiku Abubakar (PDP) as Africa's most populous nation goes to the polls. 84 million people have registered to vote and it is predicted to be a close race between the two."
"the Last time nigerians elected president, in 2015, the shot choice up to six weeks. When referred, the commission, inter alia, to problems with the safety because parts of the military were busy elsewhere."
"The declaration was rejected by many who felt that the postponement was a way for the current president, Goodluck Jonathan (PDP) to try to win back votes. Muhammadu Buhari and his party APC has accused Jonathan of trying to tamper with the election. Similar accusations are being levelled against the APC from the PDP."