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Fr. Mbaka Celebrates Buhari’s Victory, Says God Has Answered My Prayers |RN

 

Raphael Ede, Enugu

 

The Spiritual Director Adoration Ministry, Enugu Nigeria (AMEN), Reverend Fr. Ejike Mabaka, is celebrating the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari, saying that God has confirmed his prophecy.

Fr. Mbaka who stated this during his Wednesday midweek prayers, said that God of Adoration Ministry is a big miracle. “Our God is a God that answerth prayers. God has answered us again.

“I am happy; I am happy that my God has answered my prayer. Our God has answered our prayer.”

The Catholic priest said that what happened in the re-election of Buhari should serve as lessons to Nigerian politicians.   (The Sun)

 

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Presidential Election: PDP Kicks, Refuses To Sign Result Sheet |The Republican News

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PDP national chairman, Prince Uche Secondus

Friday Olokor, Abuja

 

The Peoples Democratic Party has said it would explore every option, including the legal process to ventilate its grievances on the declaration of President Muhammadu Buhari as the winner of the 2019 election.

The party which refused to sign the result sheet said the announcement of Buhari who sought re-election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress by the Independent National Electoral Commission was an abnormality.

THE PUNCH reported that Buhari was declared winner by INEC having scored 15,191, 847 votes to defeat his closest rival, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party who polled 11,262,978 votes.

But in his response, the chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu said that the difference in the valid votes and cancellation were insignificant to impact on the general outcome of the election.

According to him, all the observations raised by the PDP would be needed for the future, including the 2023 elections.

While rejecting the declaration of Buhari, an agent of the PDP and former Corps Marshal of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Osita Chidoka, told journalists in Abuja at the National Collation Centre on Wednesday morning that the results that were announced do not represent the valid votes of Nigerians.

He said, “The PDP does not accept the result as representing the valid votes of Nigerians. We have made three issues: first, after all the investment in technology, we expected that INEC, after spending N27 billion in this year’s budget alone for technology, would have for the purpose of transparency, not just for law, projected to us the result of what the card reader that they used displayed about the people that went through the card reader verification. That singular act has put a dent on the image of the election.

“The second one is the issue we raised about the number of registered vis-à-vis what the chairman now calls collated voters, which means that 1.6 million people are missing in the voter register. We think that issue is substantial enough to require a resolution.

“We also believed that the difference between the accredited voters and the votes cast which came to about 750,000 is an issue to be looked at.

Finally, we believed that the cancellations that took place in the election impacting 2.7 million voters required to be looked into seriously.

“So, in our view, this election required to be reviewed, looked at again and possibly, we have a rerun. More importantly, we think that INEC should have looked consciously to the use of the card reader, the absence of card reader is a major violation in the elections, it renders that election null and void, that’s what the chairman promised us.

“So, for us in the PDP, we believe that this is a new low in Nigeria’s electoral history. Since 2015, we believe that Nigeria would have been making progress in the election, but for the violence. The issues that have arisen in this election, and lack of transparency that we saw in the election did not increase, neither did it improve the belief of Nigerians in the electoral process.

“However, the PDP remains a very lawful party, we believe in the law, we believe in the constitution of Nigeria, we are committed democrats. The PDP is a party that entrenched democracy in Nigeria, the PDP is the party that made it possible for Nigeria to enjoy the fruit and dividends of democracy.

“We will continue to support democracy in Nigeria, we will continue to promote democracy in Nigeria. But we have a good message for Nigerians, we want them to remain peaceful, we will explore all our options, including the belief that the legal process in Nigeria is one of the ways to resolve issues.”  (Punch)

 

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JUST IN: Buhari Wins Second Term, Beats Atiku By 3.9m Votes |The Republican News

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President Buhari watches INEC results announcement on televission

 

** President defeats Atiku by over 3.9 million votes

 

President Muhammadu Buhari has won his re-election bid as he polled 15,191,847 votes to defeat his closest rival, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party in the presidential poll conducted on February 23.

Atiku polled 11,262,978 to lose the election with a margin of 3,928,869 votes.

This is according to the Independent National Electoral Commission’s collated figure of votes from all the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory released on Wednesday morning.

Though INEC has not formally declared Buhari as the winner as of the time of writing this report, the President has met all the requirements the constitution requires a candidate to meet before such could be declared the winner.

According to the constitution, a presidential candidate must have nothing less than 25 per cent of votes cast in at least two-thirds or 24 states of the federation. The candidate should also have majority votes in the election.

With the figure released by INEC at the national collation centre in Abuja on Wednesday morning, the incumbent President has more than 25 per cent of the election in over 24 states.

He also defeated his closest rival with 3,928,869 votes.

Atiku also had 25 per cent of the total votes cast in over 24 states but lost the poll when the simple majority rule condition is applied.

While President Buhari won in 19 states, Atiku won in 17 states and the FCT.

The states Buhari won are Bauchi, Borno, Ekiti, Gombe, Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi, Kogi, Kwara, Lagos, Nasarawa, Niger, Ogun, Osun, Sokoto, Yobe and Zamfara.

Atiku won in Abia, Adamawa, Akwa Ibom, Anambra, Bayelsa, Benue, Cross River, Delta, Ebonyi, Edo, Enugu, Imo, Ondo, Oyo, Plateau, Rivers, Taraba and the FCT.

The INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, had earlier said the last lap of the announcement of the election result would start by 3am on Wednesday.

INEC had started the collation of the results on Monday with the declaration of results from 11 states and the FCT, during which Buhari won seven states leaving Atiku with four and the FCT

The collation of results for the 2019 Presidential election continued on Tuesday with Niger State where Buhari with 612, 371 votes beat Atiku who scored 218, 052.

There are 2,375,568 registered voters across the 15 Local Government Areas of the state and 911,964 accredited voters.

The state recorded a total vote cast of 896,976 and 851,937 valid votes. 45 votes were rejected while 71,200 were cancelled.

In Jigawa State, President Buhari scored 794,738 votes against Atiku’s 289,895 votes.

Jigawa with 27 LGAs, has 2 ,104, 889 registered voter population of which 1,171,801 were accredited to vote. However, 1,149,922 of this number voted in the election in the state.

The recorded valid votes for Jigawa is 1,106,244 while 43, 678 votes were rejected.

Kaduna State also went to Buhari with 993,445 votes as against PDP’s 640, 612 votes.

Atiku fought back in Anambra State with 524,738 votes as against the APC’s 33,298 votes.

Adamawa State also went to the PDP

Atiku won with 410,266 votes against Buhari’s 378,078. Atiku is from Adamawa, which has 21 LGAs and 1,959,322 registered voters. The number of accredited voters in Saturday’s poll is 874,920.

The total valid votes are 811,534 while the number of rejected votes is 49,222 giving a total number of 860,756.

The APC candidate also won in Lagos State by defeating the PDP candidate with 580,825. Atiku polled 448,015 votes in Lagos.

Edo State with 18 Local Government Areas and 2,150,127 registered voters, went to Atiku of the PDP with a vote of 275, 691 as against Buhari who scored 267,842 votes.

The number of accredited voters in the poll was 604,915, while the number of total valid votes are 560,711. The total rejected votes was 38, 517, giving a total vote cast of 599, 228.

The number of cancellation which was carried out in 48 polling units is 42,176.

The vote of Benue State went to Atiku as he pulled a narrow margin victory over Buhari with a figure of 356,817 as against APC’s 347,668.

Benue with a voter population of 2, 391,276 has a total vote cast of 763,872, while the number of valid votes cast is 728,912.

The rejected votes are 34,960 while 122,989 votes were cancelled in 172 polling units.

Plateau State also gave its vote to Atiku as he scored 548,665 while Buhari scored 468,555.

The registered voter population is 2,423, 381, while accredited voters for the election are 1,074,042. The total valid vote is 1,034,853 and the total vote cast is 1,063,862. The number of rejected votes are 28,009.

Buhari thrashes Atiku in Bauchi

In Bauchi State, INEC said Buhari polled 798,428 votes.

INEC Collation Officer, Prof. Alhassan Ghani, said this at INEC National Collation Centre in Abuja on Tuesday.

Ghani also Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University, Kashere, Gombe State, said Atiku Abubakar of the PDP, scored 209,313 votes to place second.

He said the state had 2,453,512 registered voters, out of which 1,075,330 were accredited for the election.

Ghani added that 1,061,955 votes were cast, out of which Buhari scored 798,428 votes, while Atiku scored 209,313 votes.

According to him, a total of 1,024,307 valid votes and 37,648 invalid votes were recorded during the election.

Buhari wins Ogun with 281,762 votes

Buhari also won in Ogun State with 281,762 votes.

The state Collation Officer, Prof. Joseph Adeola, announced the result at the National Collation Centre in Abuja on Tuesday.

Adeola said Atiku scored 194,655 votes to place second.

Adeola, who is also the Vice-Chancellor, Federal University of Technology, Akure, put the total number of registered voters in the state at 236,887, total vote cast, 605,938, and number of total valid votes was 564,256.

He, however, said election was cancelled in 11 polling units which cut across six Local Government Areas of the state having a voting population of 9,680.

Atiku records slim victory in Oyo

In Oyo State, Atiku in a keen contest defeated Buhari by a margin of 1,461 votes.

The Oyo State Collation Officer of INEC, who is also the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, announced the final accumulated results in the state after the collation exercise in Abuja.

Abdulkareem said that 905,007 voters were accredited for the voting, adding that at the end of the exercise. Atiku garnered 366,690 votes while the APC candidate scored 365,229 votes.

Buhari records landslide victory in Kano

Buhari won in Kano State by a landslide victory.

INEC Collation Officer in Kano State, Prof. Magaji Garba, the Vice-Chancellor, Federal University, Gusau, Zamfara State, who announced the result at the National Collation Centre in Abuja, said Buhari polled 1,464,768 votes to defeat his opponents in the poll.

He said Atiku came second with 391,593 votes, while Donald Duke of Social Democratic Party got 635 votes to place third.

According to him, Obadiah Mailafia of African Democratic Congress scored 591 votes, Yabagi Yusuf of African Democratic Party polled 439 votes and Mr Omoyele Sowore of African Action Congress,416 votes.

He said total registered voters in the state stood at 5,391,581 out of which 2,006,410 voters were accredited.

The collation officer announced that the number of total votes cast was 1,964,751, out of which 73,617 votes were rejected.

He added that votes in 17 out of the 44 Local Government Areas of the state were cancelled with a total of 43,900 voters affected.

Buhari floors Atiku in Katsina

Similarly, INEC announced that Buhari won the election in his home state of Katsina by an overwhelming margin.

According to Prof. Fatima Mukhtar, the Collation Officer for the state, Buhari polled 1,232,133 votes to defeat his PDP opponent, Atiku, who scored 308,056 votes.

Mukhtar said the state had 3,210,422 registered voters and that 1,628,865 of them were accredited for the election.

She added that the state recorded 1,619,185 votes, with 1,555,473 valid and 63,712 rejected.

Atiku defeats Buhari in Cross River

But Atiku defeated Buhari in Cross River State after scoring 295,737 votes against the APC candidate’s 117,302 votes.

Atiku won all the local government areas except Etung which was cancelled because of violence and Bakassi where voting did not take place in four of the 10wards but results of six wards were recorded.

The presidential and National Assembly collation officer for Cross River State, Prof. Akin Ibhadode, released the figures in Abuja on Tuesday.

Atiku triumphs in Bayelsa

Meanwhile, INEC declared Atiku winner in six LGAs of Bayelsa State.

INEC Returning Officer, Prof. Zana Akpagbo, who announced this on Tuesday in Abuja, said Atiku polled 197, 933 votes to beat Buhari of the APC who polled 118, 821 votes.

“From the eight LGAs in Bayelsa, we have a total valid votes of 321, 767, total accredited voters, 344, 237, votes cast, 335, 856 and rejected votes are 14, 089.

“Total registered voters are 923, 189,” Akpagbo announced.

Bayelsa State has eight LGAs. Buhari won in two -Nembe and Southern Ijaw, while Atiku won in Brass, Ogbia, Yenagoa, Kolokuma/Opokuma, Sagbama, and Ekeremor LGAs.

Buhari beats Atiku by 313,259 votes in Zamfara

In Zamfara State, Buhari defeated Atiku with 313,259 votes.

This was announced by the Returning Officer of the poll, Prof. Kabiru Bala, at the end of the collation of results on Tuesday in Abuja.

Bala said while Buhari polled 438,682 votes, Atiku scored 125,423 votes.

He however reported that many of the local government returning officers complained of attacks by either bandits or hoodlums leading to the rejection of a total of 18,785 votes across the 14 Local Government Areas of the state.

INEC declares Buhari winner in Kebbi State

Buhari also won in Kebbi State having polled 581,552 votes to defeat Atiku, who scored 154,282 votes.

The result was announced at the National Collation Centre of 2019 Presidential Election on Tuesday in Abuja by the Collation Officer, Prof. Haruna Bichi, the Vice-Chancellor, Federal University, Dutsinma, Katsina State.

He said the total registered voters in the election were 1,820,697.

“A total of 756,605 votes were valid while total votes cast was 803,755 out of which 47,150 was rejected,” he said.

Atiku wins Taraba poll with 374, 743 votes

Atiku won the election in Taraba State, according to state Collation Officer, Prof. Shehu Iya, who is also the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Madibo Adamawa, University of Technology, Yola.

Iya said Atiku polled 374, 743 votes in the state, while Buhari polled 324,906 votes.

According to him, out of the total 1,777,105 registered voters in the state, 777,105 eligible voters in Taraba State were accredited, while 741, 564 votes were cast.

He noted that the total number of valid votes was 712, 877, while 28, 627 votes were rejected.

Atiku wins Imo with 334,923 votes

Atiku also won in Imo State after polling 334,923 votes out of 542,777 total votes cast in the state.

The result was announced on Tuesday at the INEC National Collation Centre in Abuja, by the State Returning Officer, Prof. Benjamin Ozumba.

Ozumba, also the Vice-Chancellor, University of Nigeria Nsukka, Enugu State, said Buhari polled 140, 463 votes at the poll.

According to Ozumba, the state has 2,037,569 registered voters, 585,742 accredited voters, while 31,191 votes were rejected.

He said the election was cancelled in 97 polling units in 12 LGAs of the state with 63,078 registered voters in the affected areas.

PDP wins in Delta

With 594,068 votes, the PDP candidate also won in Delta State, according to INEC.

The Collating Officer for the election in the state, Prof. Seth Jaja, who announced the result in Abuja, said Buhari came second with 221,292 votes.

Jaja said Atiku won in 23 LGAs out of 25 in the state, leaving the remaining two for Buhari.

Jaja said the state had 2, 719, 313 registered voters, and that 891, 647 voters were accredited for the election.

He announced that total valid votes cast were 829,762, while 52, 492 were voided.

Segun Olugbile, Olusola Fabiyi, Friday Olokor, Success Nwogu, Ramon Oladimeji, Afeez Hanafi, Ademola Babalola, David Olorunsogo, Tunji Bosun and Ada Wodu (Punch)

 

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Nigeria Decides: Atiku Beats Buhari In Imo State|The Republican News

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Atiku Abubakar in Owerri 

 

Stanley Uzoaru, Owerri

 

The Presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar has triumphed over the All Progressives Congress ( APC) candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari in Imo State.

Atiku defeated Buhari by polling a total of 334,923 to win President Buhari who polled 140,463 votes.

The statistics of the results as announced by the State Returning Officer, Prof. Benjamin Ozumba, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Nigeria Nsukka, showed that PDP won in in 24 out of the 27 Local Government Areas.

With the result, governor Okorocha won in his LGA, Ideato South, Nkwere and Oru East Council Areas where , the Action Alliance (AA) governorship candidate, Uche Nwosu and the All Progressives Congress ( APC) governorship candidate, Hope Uzodinma hail from.

Oguta LGA

PDP -2996

APC-2296

Isu LGA

APC- 6487

PDP-8673

Oru East LGA

APC- 10383

PDP- 6407

Nwangele LGA

APC- 4233

PDP- 7803

Nkwere LGA

APC- 6161
PDP- 5819

Oru East LGA

APC-10383

PDP- 6407

Oru West LGA

APC- 4831

PDP- 9293

Ideato South LGA (Okorocha’s LGA)

APC- 20663

PDP- 8844

Njaba LGA

APC- 6610

PDP- 8721

Owerri North LGA

APC- 1739

PDP- 17136

Ezinnihitte LGA

APC- 3185
PDP- 21606

Onuimo LGA

APC- 2431

PDP- 5716

Ohaji-Egbema LGA

APC- 7449
PDP- 9397

Owerri Municipal LGA

APC- 1397

PDP- 12528

Ahiazu Mbaise LGA

APC- 2727
PDP- 18866

OWERRI WEST LGA

APC – 3173
PDP – 16002

NGOR OKPALA

APC – 4,058
PDP – 13,412

ORLU LGA

APC – 5875
PDP – 11,292

ABOH MBAISE LGA

APC – 5789
PDP – 33476

EHIME MBANO LGA

APC – 7784
PDP – 14669

IHITTE/UBOMA LGA

APC – 3,805
PDP – 9,671

IDEATO NORTH LGA

APC – 3,765
PDP – 13249

OKIGWE LGA

APC – 3,851
PDP – 11,567

IKEDURU LGA

APC – 4,708
PDP – 20,302

OBOWO LGA

APC – 4,573
PDP – 11,660

MBAITOLI LGA

APC – 5,382
PDP – 18,344

ORSU LGA

APC – 1,143
PDP – 8,913

(The Sun)

 

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Atiku Wins Buhari In Delta State, As PDP Wins 11 NASS Seats, APC 2 |RN

As PDP wins 11 NASS seats to APC’s 2

Paul Osuyi, Asaba

 

Former vice president and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar has polled a total of 594,068 votes across the 25 local government areas of Delta State in last Saturday’s presidential election.

His rival and incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressive Congress (APC) scored a total of 221,292 votes.

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Collation Officer for state, Prof. Seth Accra Jaja, Vice Chancellor of Federal University, Otuoke announced the results in Asaba after collating the various results from various local government areas as earlier announced by respective LGA collation officers.

Atiku won in 23 out of the 25 councils, leaving Buhari with two.

Buhari won in Ethiope East LGA where the state governorship candidate, Great Ogboru hails from; and Ughelli North LGA where incumbent Senator Ovie Omo-Agege and state APC leader, O’tega Emerhor hail from.

Chairman of the state APC campaign council and former governor, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan did not only lost his senatorial election for Delta South, but failed to deliver APC in his Warri North LGA.

Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu also lost his local government, Aniocha North to the PDP.

Meanwhile, the PDP won two senatorial seats with incumbent senators Peter Nwaoboshi and James Manager retaining their seats for Delta North and Delta South respectively. Similarly, incumbent Senator Ovie Omo-Agege for Delta Central also retained his seat.

While Nwaoboshi polled 186,423 votes to defeat Doris Uboh of APC with 36,360 votes to retain the seat for Delta North, Mr. Manager pulled an upset in Delta South, defeating immediate past governor of the state, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan of the APC, who was primed to win going to series of endorsements he enjoyed prior to the election.

Manager who has been in the red chamber since 2003, scored 258,812 votes while Uduaghan scored 125,776 votes.

On his part, Omo-Agege defeated Mrs. Evelyn Oboro of the PDP to retain his senatorial seat for Delta Central.

In the House of Representatives election, PDP clinched nine out of the available ten seats in the green chamber, with House Minority Leader, Leo Ogor polling 34,000 to trash Joel Onowakpor of the APC who scored 23,553 votes.

Like Manager, Ogor who represents Isoko Federal Constituency will be serving his fifth tenure in the next dispensation.

Breakdown of the presidential election results across the local government areas:
Warri South LGA

PDP 22,086
APC 10,007

Isoko South LGA

PDP 19,407
APC 10,536

Isoko North LGA

PDP 19,515
APC 7,045

Warri South-West

PDP 81,833
APC 43,214

Burutu

PDP 38,543
APC 5,546

Warri North LGA

PDP 25,394
APC 12,744

Sapele LGA

PDP 13,642
APC 9776

Ughelli North

PDP 16,140
APC 24,193

Okpe LGA

PDP 11,167
APC 7,769

Ndokwa West LGA

PDP 20,498
APC 3,579

Bomadi LGA

PDP 62,297
APC 1,742

Ndokwa East LGA

PDP 20,976
APC 3,312

Ethiope East LGA

PDP 8,294
APC 13,854

Ethiope West LGA

PDP 29,458
APC 8,648

Ughelli South LGA

PDP 14,802
APC 10,078

Aniocha North LGA

PDP 12,996
APC 3,674.

Oshimili North LGA

PDP 19,700
APC 1,960

Patani LGA

PDP 17,028
APC 4,789

Ukwuani LGA

PDP 14,681
APC 4,552

Uvwie LGA

PDP 12,712
APC 7,591

Oshimili South LGA

PDP 38,670
APC 2,635

Udu LGA

PDP 10,048
APC 9,166

Aniocha South LGA

PDP 14,770
APC 3,239

Ika South LGA

PDP 20,080
APC 6,378

Ika North-East LGA

PDP 29,331
APC 5,265

(The Sun)

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How Buhari, Atiku Stand After 32 States Results |The Republican News

By John Owen Nwachukwu

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 Muhammadu Buhari,  Atiku Abubakar

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, President Muhammadu Buhari, is currently leading the race in the presidential election conducted on Saturday.

Results obtained from States collation Centers by DAILY POST showed that President Buhari is coasting to victory with a wide margin of votes as against his Peoples Democratic Party, PDP challenger, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.

While Atiku has gained more votes, winning the incumbent President with wide margins in States in the South East and some in South-South, Buhari has gathered insurmountable strength in the North.

A total of 73 presidential candidates are participating in the election which began on Saturday.

In the result obtained so far by DAILY POST, President Muhammadu Buhari garnered 12, 025, 131 while Atiku has polled 8,570,758.

 

See details of results as released by states:

Presidential Election
State Collation Result State APC PDP
Ekiti State presidential result EKITI 219,231 154,032
Ondo State presidential result ONDO 241,769 275,901
Gombe State presidential result GOMBE 402, 961 138, 484
Osun State presidential result OSUN 347,634 337,377
Kwara State presidential result KWARA 308,984 138,184
Nasarawa State presidential result NASARAWA 289,903 283,847
Oyo State presidential result OYO 365,229 366,640
Benue State presidential result BENUE 347,668 355,255
Adamawa State presidential result ADAMAWA 378,076 410,266
Kaduna State presidential result KADUNA 993,482 613,318
Imo State presidential result IMO 140,463 334,923
Plateau State presidential result PLATEAU 468,555 548,665
9 of 23 LGAs declared RIVERS 71,734 222,045
Yobe State presidential result YOBE 497,914 50,763
Kastina State presidential result KATSINA 1,232,133 308,256
Enugu State presidential result ENUGU 54,423 355,553
Lagos presidential result LAGOS 580,814 448,016
Kogi State presidential result KOGI 285,894 218,207
21 of 23 LGAs declared SOKOTO 445,275 328, 411
Anambra State presidential result ANAMBRA 31,452 487,550
FCT presidential result FCT 152,224 259,997
Kano State presidential result KANO 1,464,768 391,573
Ebonyi State presidential result EBONYI 90,726 258,573
11 of 27 LGAs declared BORNO 158,246 4,771
Akwa Ibom state presidential result AKWA IBOM 175,429 397,831
Ogun state presidential result OGUN 281,762 194,655
Jigawa state presidential result JIGAWA 794,738 289,895
Abia state presidential result ABIA 85,058 219,698
Niger state presidential result NIGER 612,371 218,052
Imo state presidential result IMO 140,463 334,923
Edo state presidential result EDO 267,842 275,691
Bauchi state presidential result BAUCHI 798,428 209,313
Cross River state presidential result CROSS RIVER 117,303 295,737
TOTAL 12,439,991 9,259,507

(Daily Post)

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BREAKING: Atiku’s PDP Rejects Presidential Election Results, Accuses INEC

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By Editor,

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has rejected the presidential national houses election results being annonuced by the Independent National Electoral Commision, INEC.

The National Chairman of the PDP, Uche Secondus, in a press briefing currently ongoing said the results being announced by INEC are inflated in favour of the ruling party, APC.

According to Uche Secondus, the results have been frught wih “irregularities” and therefore “incorrect and unacceptable”

“Our agents at collation centres have the original results from all the polling units in the country. That is from where we are going to reclaim our results “he said.

“The results are incorrect and unacceptable to our party.

Official of the All Propressive Congress working with INEC have decided to alter results to affect our people. This must now be resisted by every well-meaning Nigerian.

“INEC  must live up to its responsibility. They are under pressure. We have the facts and when the time arises, we will begin to make them availble.”

 

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BREAKING: Buhari Wins Atiku In Osun, Ekiti, Early Lead In Ogun|The Republican News

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By Editor,

 

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared President Muhammadu Buhari winner of the election in Ekiti and Osun states.

The president, who is in a clear lead in the results so far declared in the north, extended his winning streak to the south-west. He is leading in 13 of the 16 local government areas of Ogun state so far declared by INEC. There are 20 LGs in the state.

In Ekiti, Buhari scored a total of 219,231 votes to defeat Atiku Abubakar,presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who scored 154,032 votes.

Buhari polled 347,674 votes in Osun while Atiku polled 337,377 votes, with the APC candidate leading with a margin of 10,297.

The figures declared by the collation officers showed that Buhari led in 18 out of the 30 local government areas in the state, while Atiku led in the remaining 12 local government areas.

Below is the presidential result so far declared in Ogun

Abeokuta North
APC 22,044
PDP 7,528

Sagamu LG
APC 20,875
PDP 16,532

Remo North LG
APC 5,695
PDP 6,269

Odeda LG
APC 10,049
PDP 4,995

Imeko-Avon LG
APC 6,425
PDP 5,700

Ijebu North-East LG
APC 6,435
PDP 5,349

Ewekoro LG
APC 10,060
PDP 5,101

Ijebu Ode LG
APC 12,850
PDP 7,253

Ogun Waterside LG
APC 6,889
PDP 8,262

Yewa South (Egbado South) LG
APC 12,934
PDP 10,709

Obafemi-Owode LG
APC 16,243
PDP 7,938

Ikenne LG
APC 10,283
PDP 8,708

Abeokuta South LG
APC 26,462
PDP 13,853

Ado Odo-Ota LG
APC 33,348
PDP 20,352

Ifo LG
APC 23895
PDP 8968

Ijebu North LG
APC 13,974
PDP 16,196

(Skytrend News)

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Atiku Leads With Wide Margin In Enugu State |The Republican News

Raphael Ede, Enugu

The collation of presidential election result in Enugu state has commenced with the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar, in a comfortable early lead.

In Enugu South, PDP polled a total of 25,631 votes, while APC polled a total of 2,350 votes

In Aninri LGA, PDP won with a total of 19,062 votes while, APC polled 1,462 votes;

While in Ezeagu LGA, PDP had 15,526 votes while APC polled a total of 3,103 votes.

In Enugu North LGA, PDP won with 24,921 votes while, APC polled a total of 1,825 votes.

(The Sun)

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JUST IN: US Expresses Concern Over Tampering Of Votes In Nigeria Elections |RN

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by Matt Hadro

Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), Ranking Member of the House Subcommittee on Africa, issued the following statement on the elections in Nigeria:

“Yesterday, Nigeria voted. Today, votes are being counted. I am very concerned by credible reports that the vote is being tampered with. To avoid any manipulation of the tally, it is critical that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announce without delay actual results — which are certified by party agents and observers — at each polling unit as the vote is tabulated.

“Well-placed sources report that in some states and localities — including Anambra, Enugu, Ebonyi, Imo, Abia — INEC commissioners are receiving enormous pressure to alter poll results. This must not be allowed to happen.

“The eyes of the United States, of Africa, and the world are upon Nigeria and INEC. I also ask Secretary Michael Pompeo to hold accountable anyone who seeks to cheat the Nigerian people — who have waited patiently — of their vote or foments violence.”

 

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