Nigeria

Insecurity: INEC Postpones Elections Indefinitely In 18 Yobe Polling Units

Resident Electoral Commissioner in Yobe, Habu Zarma, on Sunday said the electoral commission, INEC, had postponed elections indefinitely in 18 polling units in ...

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Maku to INEC: Don’t Use Card Readers for Governorship Elections

Former Information Minister and Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, in Nasarawa state, Mr ...

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Jonathan Leading In 7 Edo LGs

As the collation of results of the presidential election continues nationwide, the Peoples Democratic Party has won in seven out of 18 Local Government Areas in Edo State. At the INEC office in Benin where the collation of results continued into the wee hours of Monday, at Igueben the PDP candidate, President Goodluck Jonathan, led with about 6,854 votes while the All Peoples Congress candidate, followed closely with 5,692 votes. The outcome was not any different in Esan Central, as the PDP polled 12,003 ...

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APC Defeats PDP, PDM To Win Jigawa North-east Senatorial Election

Alhaji Ubali Shitu of All Progressives Congress (APC) has emerged winner of the Jigawa north-east senatorial election. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Shitu won the election by defeating two other ...

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Jonathan Leads In Six LGAs In Nasarawa

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APC Candidate Floors Gov Aliyu In Niger East Senatorial Election

The governor of Niger State Babangida Aliyu of the Peoples Democratic Party   has suffered defeat in   the Niger-East Senatorial District as the All Progressives Congress   candidate,   David Umaru, emerged winner with a wide margin. In the results announced by the returning officer for the   district, Ali   Jigam, at the Senatorial Election Collation Centre,   College of Education in Minna on Sunday,   Umaru scored 49,519 votes while Aliyu got t 17,209 votes...

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#NigeriaDecides: Buhari Leading In Six Kogi LGs

The Presidential candidate of All Progressive Congress, APC, Muhammadu Buhari, is leading his Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, counterpart and incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan in Kogi State in the presidential election. Mr. Buhari has so far garnered 109,827 votes against President Jonathan, who has 84,555 votes so far. The figures are from 11 out of the 21 local government areas of the state. Results from the remaining 10 local councils are still being collated. The figures were released by the Independent National Electoral Commission in Lokoja, the state capital, on Sunday night A breakdown of the result further revealed that Buhari was the preferred ...

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INEC Releases Presidential Results from 13 LGs In Ogun, APC Wins 9

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has released results of presidential election in 10 local governments in Ogun State. From the results released on Sunday in Abeokuta, the All Progressives Congress, APC, emerged winner with a wide margin in seven LGAs while the People’s Democratic Party won the remaining three LGAs. The local government areas released so far include Obafemi-Owode, Abeokuta North, Odogboolu, Odeda, Imeko-Afon, Sagamu, Ijebu-Ode, Remo-North, Ewekoro, and Ijebu North-East. The details are as follows; Remo North: APC 6,164, PDP 9,278 Ewekoro LG; APC 9,626, ...

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Jonathan Takes Clear Lead In Imo

The results of the presidential election in 11 out of the 27 local government areas in Imo State collated on Sunday in Owerri, the state capital, show that President Goodluck Jonathan, who is the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, is clearly leading his main challenger, Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The collated results were from Ideato North, Isiala-Mbaino, Isu, Obowo, Ohaji-Egbema, Okigwe, Owerri Municipal, Owerri West, Nwangene, Oru East and Ideato South LGAs. Jonathan...

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#NigeriDecides: Bauchi Results Will Not Be Affected By Boko Haram Attacks, Says INEC

FROM LEFT: DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF NYSC, BRIG.-GEN. JOHNSON OLAWUMI;INEC NATIONAL COMMISSIONER FOR BAUCHI, BORNO AND YOBE STATES, COL. HAMANGAMOHAMMED AND RESIDENT ELECTORAL COMMISSIONER FOR BAUCHI STATE, PROF.HAMMAN TUKUR The Resident Electoral Commissioner in Bauchi State, Hamman Tukur, has said that Saturday’s attacks on some polling units in Darazo, Kirfi and Alkaleri towns will have no effect on election results. Reacting on Sunday to the attacks by gunmen suspected to be members of the ...

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