Plea to postpone Nigeria poll

Electoral body seeks delay of January’s presidential poll amid mounting criticism.

Nigeria’s independent election commission has requested that January’s presdential poll be postponed.

Officials say they need more time to overhaul the country’s electoral register. But critics are already up in arms over the proposed delay.

Al Jazeera’s Yvonne Ndege reports from the capital, Abuja.

Source : Al Jazeera

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