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9 Mar 2019
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has won both the gubernatorial and state house of assembly seat in the Falomo Police Barracks 4, polling unit 034, where Remi Tinubu voted earlier in the day. APC gov candidate polled 79, while PDP got 12 votes. For the state House of Assembly, APC got 71 while PDP polled…
9 Mar 2019
Nigeria's ruling All Progressives Congress governorship candidate in Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun, has been announced the winner at the former Ogun State governor, Gbenga Daniel, Olukokun polling unit, Isote, Makun, Sagamu. Daniel, the Director General of Atiku Abubakar Campaign Organisation for the 2019 presidential election, had on Thursday endorsed Abiodun. He said he endorsed the…
9 Mar 2019
...Uncertainty, fear as officers trade words with 'loafers' There is uncertainty as tension builds at the very polling unit (PU) 006 Ajao Estate where thugs destroyed ballot papers and boxes during the Presidential/National Assemby elections. At 7.35 am, a few people believed to be party agents and three policemen were seen discussing the ugly event…
26 Feb 2019
Nigeria's ruling All Progressives Congress presidential candidate Muhammadu Buhari is in an early lead after the announcement of results from 11 states and the Federal Capital by the Independent National Electoral Commission. Buhari has won in seven states while his closest rival, Abubakar, has won in four states and Abuja. In total, APC has polled…
25 Feb 2019
Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) won in 18 out of the 33 Local Government Areas of Oyo State in the just collated presidential election results released in Ibadan. Atiku polled 366, 592 votes, while Buhari won in the remaining 15 local government areas with 365, 229 votes. The News…
24 Feb 2019
The ruling All Progressives Congress recorded zero votes in the presidential, senatorial and House of Representatives elections at the deputy senate president of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, polling unit. Ekweremadu, who voted at polling unit 003 at Amachala Primary School, Mpu Ward, Aninri Local Government Area of Enugu State, polled 490 votes while his main…
24 Feb 2019
The ruling All Progressives Congress candidate for Ekiti North Senatorial District Senator Olubunmi Adetunmbi has been been declared winner of the election. The electoral commission returning officer Professor Fasina Abayomi Sunday who announced the results declared Adetunmbi as winner with 60,689 votes to beat his closest rival Senator Duro Faseyi of People's Democratic Party, who…
23 Feb 2019
The Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD), says it observed widespread logistics challenge in the Presidential and National Assembly elections on Saturday. Dr Plangsat Dayit, who is a member of CDD’s Election Analysis Centre (EAC), said this in Abuja at a news briefing on preliminary report of the Presidential and National Assembly elections. “As was…
23 Feb 2019
The presidential candidate of Nigeria's opposition party, People's Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, defeated the incumbent president Muhammadu Buhari at one of the polling units inside the presidential villa, Abuja. While the PDP candidate polled 84 votes, Buhari scored 73. Buhari defeated Atiku at the PDP candidate's polling unit in Adamawa while Buhari won his polling…
22 Feb 2019
As Nigeria, a nation with 84,004,084 registered voters, prepares for a close election in less than 24 hours, over footsoldiers of over 50 presidential candidates have laid out the policies they hope will lead them their candidates to victory. The incumbent president Muhammadu Buhari, according to critics and reports, has fallen short of providing answers…
18 Feb 2019
The APC caucus meeting which was partly aired on Channels Television has since shown the desperation of the ruling APC to continue in leadership positions, even when it is clear that the party has run out of favour with Nigerians. It must be recalled that the much touted 2019 polls were postponed in the morning…
16 Feb 2019
Nigeria's electoral body, Independent National Electoral Commission, is currently meeting with international observers on reasons for it rescheduled the general elections. "INEC briefs International Observers on reasons for rescheduling General Elections," INEC tweeted on Saturday afternoon. The meeting is coming a few hours after the INEC Chair Mahmood Yakubu, explained that a postponement was necessary…

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