'Nigeria ready for free, fair, credible elections'

The head of Nigeria's electoral body said today it was ready to conduct presidential and parliamentary elections in less than two weeks' time, after the vote was delayed by security concerns.

Nigeria ready for free, fair, credible elections: Electoral body

The head of Nigeria`s electoral body said on Monday it was ready to conduct presidential and parliamentary elections in less than two weeks` time, after the vote was delayed by security concerns.

Nigeria`s leader lashes out at ex-president`s vote rigging claim

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan on Saturday dismissed allegations by ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo that he was plotting to rig rescheduled presidential elections next month.

Nigeria President vows no further election delays

Nigerian President has promised there would be no further vote delays, after the electoral agency pushed back the presidential and parliamentary polls by six weeks to May.

Nigeria to hold presidential vote on February 14, 2015

Nigeria is to hold its next presidential election on February 14, 2015, the electoral agency said Friday, with incumbent head of state Goodluck Jonathan expected to seek a second term.

Nigerian President`s state votes amid security

Nigeria`s 36 state governors are some of the most powerful politicians in Africa`s most populous nation.

Nigeria’s PDP wins vote in violence-hit north

Incumbent Governor Murtala Nyako won 44 percent of the vote to beat his opposition rival, Markus Gundiri, who got 35 percent.