A woman looks at poster of leading opposition All Progressive Congress presidential candidate Mohammadu Buhari displayed along the highway in Lagos on January 14, 2015. Nigerians go to the polls in a month's time to elect a new president against a ba ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI
Abuja - Security has been beefed up in Nigeria's capital, Abuja ahead of the presidential and national Assembly elections, Naij reported.
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The security forces have been enforcing a strict restriction of movement order at additional check points throughout the region.
Amid fears of violence during and after the elections, the security forces have been subjecting motorists to thorough searches of their vehicles and person.
The Commissioner of Police in the Federal Capital Territory, Wilson Inalegwu said however that there was no cause for alarm.
He encouraged voters to not be intimidated and to exercise their rights to vote during the elections.
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