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INEC Declares Guber Polls Inconclusive In Four States

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the governorship election in Bauchi, Adamawa, Plateau and Sokoto state as inconclusive. The electoral body declared the election inconclusive in these states following a slim margin of win, less than the number of cancelled votes. see results below State: BAUCHI APC: 465,456 PDP: 469,512 Rejected: 21,419 Margin of lead between PDP and APC: 4059 Cancelled Votes: 45,312 State: ADAMAWA PDP: 367, 471 APC: 334,995 Margin of!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

INEC Omits APC On Zamfara Result Sheets

The independent National electoral commission(INEC) did not add the All Progressives Congress (APC) on the result sheets of the ongoing governorship and house of assembly elections in Zamfara state. INEC had excluded the party due to the court rulings on the internal crisis in Zamfara APC as a result of the controversies which trailed the primary elections. But last month, a Zamfara high court ruled that the party could file candidates in the elections. In a statement by the national secretary of the commission,!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

INEC Postpones Election In Kogi

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has postponed the state House of Assembly election across Mopa Amuro Local Government Area of Kogi State. The Electoral Officer, Mopamuro LGA, Mr Opanachi Ojodale said the election was postponed to Sunday March 10. Explaining further, Ojodala said the postponement was because wrong ballot papers were taken to the area. Similarly, the Resident Electoral Commissioner of Kogi State, James Apam confirmed that there was a mix up in the distribution of electoral!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

‘I Will Win Imo Election,’ Okorocha’s Son-In-Law Says After Casting Vote

Uche Nwosu, the son-in-law to the governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha has expressed confidence that he will win the state’s gubernatorial election. He made the statement while speaking with newsmen shortly after casting his vote at the Eziama Obiere polling unit 004 in Nkwerre local government area. He said, “My impression is that Imo state is tensed. There is so much security presence in the state, unlike what people have been saying you can see that Imo state is peaceful. “Let me tell you, in this election I!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Low Turnout May Mar Elections In Kaduna

Supporters of the two leading parties in Kaduna state are apprehensive over low turnout of voters. Polling units visited in the metropolis recorded fewer voters compared to the presidential election. At the Gaji ward 029 where 1297 voters are on the register, less than 60 persons were seen on the queue when the reporter visited by 10 am. A domestic observer at the unit, Isaac Chijioke said people are refusing to come out to vote. " I have visited a few other polling units here in Kaduna north and turnout is!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

Low turn out at Villa, Police polling units, others

There was low turn out of voters at the Presidential Villa and Police polling Unit 022, in the Federal Capital Territory residents for the Chairmanship and Councllorship candidates. NAN observed that a few voters were seen at the polling unit. Speaking to NAN, Mr Balogun Seyi, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Presiding Officer, said his arrived at 7:40 a.m. “We had a large number of voters during the Presidential and the National Assembly elections. But for this election, there are just a few!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->!-->…

OFFICIAL: Buhari Defeats Atiku In Ekiti State

The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Muhammadu Buhari, has defeated Alhaji Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the presidential result declared by INEC State Collation Officer for Ekiti, Idowu Olaniyan. In the official result, Buhari polled 219, 231 votes to defeat Atiku who scored 194, 032 votes. STATE COLLATION OFFICER: Idowo Olayinka TOTAL REG VOTERS: 899,19 TOTAL ACCREDITED VOTERS: 395,741 A - AA-20 AAC-400 AAP-153 APP-28 ACD-120 ACPN-99…

Buhari Departs Daura Ahead Of Presidential Result Declaration

President Muhammadu Buhari has departed his hometown of Daura in Katsina State ahead of presidential results announcement by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Buhari, alongside his Wife, Aisha, were in Daura over the weekend where they participated in the rescheduled presidential and National Assembly elections. Buhari’s Special Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, posted a video of the President’s departure on his verified Twitter handle, @BashirAhmaad. President @MBuhari leaving his residence,…

INEC To Nigerians: Don’t Be Deceived By ‘Any Result’

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has urged Nigerians to disregard unofficial election results being circulated on social media. Following INEC’s conduct of Nigeria’s presidential and National Assembly elections on Saturday, results from different polling units across states of the country are being shared on social media by agents and supporters of different political parties. While some of the results may be true reflection of results collated at different polling units, others may have been…

APC Clinches More Federal Constituency Seats In Kwara, Osun

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Malam Mohammed Bio as the winner of the Baruten/Kaiama seat in Saturday’s House of Representatives election. The INEC Returning Officer, Prof. Lanre Olaitan, who announced the result on Sunday in Kaiama, headquarters of Kaiama Local Government Area of Kwara, said that the APC candidate polled 37, 914 votes to defeat the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Abubakar Musa, who…
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