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Nigerians get ready for election day (again)

Lagos, Nigeria (CNN)Nigerians are expected to cast their ballots on Saturday, seven days after the country's presidential and parliamentary elections were abruptly postponed just hours before polling stations opened. It marked the third time in row that a vote has been delayed in Nigeria. Why was this vote postponed? With 84 million people registered to vote in the country, its Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has the mammoth task of overseeing the voting process in Africa's largest democracy.  Early on February 16, INEC's chairman said that after a review of the "logistics and operational plan," proceeding with the vote that day was not feasible. The fallout was swift, with the two main political parties blaming one anoth ...
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