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Breaking News: Presidential elections postponed to March – INEC

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INEC-Attahiru-JegaThe Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has postponed the 2015 general elections by six weeks. according to the electoral body, this is to enable the different security agencies put in place the necessary modalities to checkmate electoral fraud and violence.

INEC reached the decision to postpone the 2015 General Elections at a stakeholders meeting held today, February 7, in Abuja.

As it is, presidential elections will very likely hold next month 2015. Though, an official statement of the postponement is yet to be issued by the electoral body, a highly placed source at INEC informed that Commission’s head Prof. Attahiru Jega will address the media this evening.

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