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Time To Update Nigeria's Electoral Act

INEC, Nigeria’s electoral commission, has approved for resumption of campaigning in Nigeria: the electoral umpire has “approved that campaigns by parties and candidates can resume forthwith to end by midnight of Thursday, 21st February 2019.” Nigeria has given the commission lots of power.

That reminds me - why should INEC have powers to postpone elections in Nigeria? It does not make sense. I think it is time we update the constitution to have a permanent date for elections. Personally, I will prefer all elections on one day to avoid the federal elections leading the state ones. We can have 2rd Saturday of February on election year as the day for general elections. That way, everyone knows that there is no way elections can be moved.