Buhari calls for calm after election delay

President Muhammadu Buhari called for Nigerians “to refrain from all civil disorder and remain peaceful” after a last-minute postponement to Saturday’s presidential election where he was standing for a second term.

Nigeria’s electoral body had in the early morning hours announced a one-week delay to presidential and legislative elections that were to begin across Africa’s most-populous country at 0700 GMT on Saturday.

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