Nigeria elections: Security chief urges vote delay

Nigeria's national security adviser has urged the electoral commission to delay next month's elections to allow more time for voter card distribution.

Sambo Dasuki, speaking in London, said 30 million cards had been distributed over the last year but the same number still remained to be handed out.

The elections, scheduled for 14 February, are the first in Nigeria to require voters to have biometric cards. RAED MORE OF THIS STORY


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