Africa

Nigeria: INEC Moves Voting Date After Reviewing Logistics

16 Feb 2019 - 08:36:12
[Daily Trust] Hours before voting commenced this morning in long-scheduled presidential and National Assembly elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced this morning that it is postponing the elections due to logistics issues. An announcement in the wee hours of today said the election will now hold on Saturday next week, February 23. Source

Nigeria: What Would Fela Say Ahead of Polls?

15 Feb 2019 - 18:02:38
[The Conversation Africa] Nigeria, Africa's most populous nation and arguably its largest economy, is heading to the polls. It's a good time to celebrate democracy - but also to ponder what has become of the country since it wrestled independence from the clutches of colonial Britain in 1960. Source