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Why we are not worried about security threats – Yakubu Gowon

As the countdown to Nigeria's 2019 begins, CNBC Africa's Dara Rhodes spoke to Yakubu Gowon, former Head of state of Nigeria about national unity and security concerns.

Nigeria’s election security preparedness ahead of 2019 elections

A security alert from the U.S Embassy and consulate in Nigeria has noted that the Islamic State West Africa and Boko Haram have stated plans to disrupt Nigeria's upcoming elections by attacking infrastructure and places of gathering such as markets, hotels, and malls. Dennis Amachree, Security Consultant joins CNBC Africa to discuss Nigeria’s security preparations for the 2019 elections.