It is D-day! Nigerians head to the polls today
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It is D-day! Nigerians head to the polls today

Fola Akintomide

It is D-day! Nigerians head to the polls today for the presidential and National Assembly elections. They decide on who will be the President and those to occupy the two chambers of the National Assembly for the next four years.

Voters will elect the President and Members to the House of Representatives and the Senate.

Fourteen candidates will contest in the 2015 presidential election.

Nigerians will also today elect the candidates to occupy the 109 seats in the Senate.

The 36 states of the federation are each divided in three senatorial districts, each electing one senator, while the Federal Capital Territory elects only one senator.

950 senatorial candidates from the registered political parties will today, jostle to occupy the 109 seats in the Senate.

Elections to the lower House of Representatives representing the federal constituencies across the 36 states of Nigeria will also hold alongside the presidential and senatorial elections.

3,939 contestants across the 26 registered political parties will today jostle to occupy the 360 Federal Constituency seats at the polls.

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