(RNS) Demonstrators gather at the Independent National Electoral Commission Office in Abuja, February 9, 2015. Nigeria's agreement to delay this week's election on the advice of security forces creates a worrying echo for some of the annulment of 1993's democratic vote by a military government. Photo courtesy REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde. * NOTE: This photo can only be used with RNS-NIGERIA-BOKO, transmitted Feb. 9, 1975.
(RNS) Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan has been sharply criticized for his management of the Boko Haram crisis and some Western leaders suggested the postponement was a last-ditch effort to shore up his vote.