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Nigeria Delays Elections, Cites Boko Haram Insurgency

Nigeria announced Saturday that it was postponing the February 14 presidential election for six weeks because of security concerns and the Boko Haram insurgency. The head of the country's Independent National Electoral Commission, Attahiru Jega, said at a news conference, "If the security of personnel, voters, election observers and election materials cannot be guaranteed, the lives of innocent young men and women and the prospect of free, fair and credible elections will be...

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