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Monthly Archives: February 2019

Only 34.75 per cent of registered voters voted

Only 34.75 per cent of registered voters actually voted in the just concluded Presidential elections, according data released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). The  percentage represents 28,614,190 people who cast their votes during the elections. This is 0.91 per cent less than the total number of accredited voters who make up a total 35.66 per cent (29,364,209) of ...

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Elections 2019: Forecast Vs Actual

The much-touted and pulsating 2019 Presidential and National Assembly elections have come and gone; however, the interesting scenarios that played out during the pre and post-elections periods will continue to form basis of discussions for future elections. One of those issues is the election projection that was carried out by politico.ng for the just concluded Presidential election titled “Elections 2019: ...

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Atiku to Supporters: Remain calm, we have the real figures

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar has said that all hope is not lost, in spite of the declaration of President Muhammadu Buhari as the winner of Saturday’s election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Atiku in an earlier statement on Wednesday had rejected the outcome of the election, saying he was heading to ...

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Surprise as Ezekwesili garners over 7,000 votes despite withdrawing

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared President Muhammadu Buhari winner of Saturday’s presidential election. INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu, while announcing the results early on Wednesday in Abuja said Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) polled 15,191,847 votes to defeat his main challenger, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) who scored 11,255,978 votes. Also ...

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Presidential Election: PDP rejects result, vows to take legal action

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has rejected the result of the Presidential election. President Muhammadu Buhari was declared winner having scored 15,191,847 votes as against its candidate, Atiku Abubakar of the PDP who scored 11,262,978. iSpeaking on behalf of PDP,  the party presidential collation agent, Osita Chidoka said his party does not accept the result as representing the valid votes. ...

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It is official: Buhari declared winner of Presidential election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has decaled President Muhammadu Buhari, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) winner of the 2019 presidential election, held on Saturday Feb. 23. Buhari was declared re-elected having polled 15,191,847 votes, winning in 19 states, to defeat other 72 candidates including Atiku Abubakar, the Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who scored 11, ...

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PDP asks INEC to stop collation of results immediately

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to halt the collation of results of the presidential election immediately. The call was made by Tanimu Turaki (SAN), Deputy Director (Administration) of the PDP Presidential Campaign Organization, who spoke on behalf of Atiku Abubakar, the PDP presidential candidate. Buhari is currently leading according to results ...

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Atiku wins Taraba with 374, 743 votes

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, as winner in the Presidential election in Taraba State. The State Presidential Collation Officer, Prof. Shehu Iya, who is also the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Madibo Adamawa, University of Technology, Yola, made the disclosure while giving a break down of election results for ...

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It is official: Akpabio loses Senatorial seat to PDP

Former Senate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio has lost his ambition to return to the  Senate. The result was announced on Tuesday afternoon by the Returning Officer, Prof Peter Ogban, at INEC office in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. Akpabio, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ikot Ekpene Senatorial district, lost to Chris Ekpenyong of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP). ...

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Dele Momodu to Atiku: It is over, pick your phone now and congratulate Buhari

Ovation publisher, Dele Momodu has asked the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in last Saturday’s presidential election Alhaji Atiku Abubakar to concede defeat to President Muhammadu Buhari. The advice is based on the results of the presidential election announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) which conclusively showed that incumbent President Buhari has overtly won the ...

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