BREAKING NEWS. INEC postpones election by six weeks

There is unconfirmed report that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has decided to postpone the February 14 presidential and legislative elections by six weeks.

According to an Associated Press (AP) report, this development is to enable multinational force time, to secure Boko Haram threatened areas in North East Nigeria.

An un-named official told AP that millions would have been disenfranchised if the polls were conducted as initially planned, while the insurgents continue to control some cities in that region, with over 1.5 million people displaced from their homes.

More Military strikes are expected in the coming days, even as troops from Chad and Nigeria have forced the extremists from a dozen towns in recent days.

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INEC are expected to make an official announcement at a press conference later on Saturday.

By Ifeizu Joe

Ifeizu is a seasoned journalist and Managing Editor of TheRazor. He has wide knowledge of Anambra State and has reported the state objectively for over a decade.

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