Official reasons are that staff and papers weren't at polling stations around the country in time. But with a history of vote-rigging and electoral violence questions are being asked. Can Nigeria ever get it right?
Are you in Nigeria, what do you think of the delay? What impact will it have on voter turnout and trust in the system? What can Nigeria learn from elsewhere? Is it still possible for the elections to be a success?
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