By Obinna Anyadike, Editor-at-Large
MAIDUGURI, 9 February 2015 (IRIN) - Nigerian civil society is in uproar over the pressure exerted by the military on the country’s election body to postpone scheduled voting by six weeks. But in the northeast, the heartland of the Boko Haram insurgency the security forces say they need more time to crush, there is support for a delay.
Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Attahiru Jega, told reporters on 7 February the mi...
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