Nigeria will not delay elections: commission

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Posted: Jan 27, 2015 12:45 PM

ABUJA (Reuters) - The head of Nigeria's electoral commission said on Tuesday the country will hold a presidential election as scheduled on Feb. 14, rejecting a call from one of the president's advisors to delay them.

"We remain committed to implementing the timetable," commission head Attahiru Jega told a news conference.

(Reporting by Julia Payne; Writing by Tim Cocks; Editing by Angus MacSwan)