The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has postponed the 2019 general elections. INEC chairman, Prof Mahmood Yakubu who made the announcement today at the INEC headquarters said the postponement followed a review of its preparations that indicated that conducting the election today was no longer visible.

The Presidential and national assembly election will now hold February 23, 2019.

The commission also announced the shift in the governorship and state national assembly to March 9, 2019