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21 Nov 2018 | 11:36 AM UTC

Nigeria: Electoral campaign period begins November 19

Nigeria News Alert

Electoral campaign period begins November 19 ahead of February 16, 2019, presidential election; avoid all gatherings

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/21/2018, 12:00 AM until 11/21/2018, 11:59 PM (Africa/Lagos). COUNTRY/REGION Nigeria


The official electoral campaign period ahead of the February 16, 2019, presidential election began on November 19. During this three-months period, an increase in political rallies and demonstrations, as well as associated transportation disruptions, is to be expected throughout the country, notably in the capital Abuja, and in Lagos. Outbreaks of violent unrest cannot be ruled out.


Incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari will be in the running along with 77 other candidates, including the main opposition candidate Atiku Abubacar.


Individuals in Nigeria, particularly in Lagos et Abuja, are advised to monitor developments to the situation and to avoid all demonstrations due to the risk of violence.


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