A supporters of the main Nigerian opposition All Progressive Congress (APC) party holds a campaign poster for Muhammadu Buhari, during a rally in Kaduna on January 19, 2015. AFP PHOTO/FLORIAN PLAUCHEUR
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The head of Nigeria's electoral body Friday maintained that elections set for next month will still take place, despite concerns about whether voter cards will be distributed in time.Nigeria's national security adviser, Sambo Dasuki, told a conference in London Thursday that the February 14 poll should be delayed to ensure that registered voters received their cards.Dasuki told a conference at the Chatham House international affairs think-tank that he recommended delaying the vote because 30 million cards had not been issued.President Goodluck Jonathan is seeking re-election to a second, four-year term at the election, which is expected to be the tightest since Nigeria returned to civilian rule in 1999 .
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