Nigeria's electoral commission allows resumption of campaigning after vote delay -statement
ABUJA, Feb 18 (Reuters) - Nigeria's electoral commission
approved on Monday the resumption of political campaigning, the
body said in a statement, after the general elections were
delayed by a week last Saturday.
On Saturday, the commission's chairman told parties to stop
campaigning, despite the election being postponed from Feb. 16
to Feb. 23. Campaigning is typically banned the day before the
(Reporting by Paul Carsten;
Editing by Alexis Akwagyiram)
First Published: 2019-02-18 13:28:22
Updated 2019-02-18 20:43:39
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