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.
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.
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan on Saturday dismissed allegations by ex-president Olusegun Obasanjo that he was plotting to rig rescheduled presidential elections next month.
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 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.
Nigeria`s 36 state governors are some of the most powerful politicians in Africa`s most populous nation.
Incumbent Governor Murtala Nyako won 44 percent of the vote to beat his opposition rival, Markus Gundiri, who got 35 percent.
Day in Pics: 3rd May
Showbiz World - May 3, 2015
Major earthquake rattles Nepal, India