The Election Was Transparent, We Are Not Bothered By Atiku’s Threat To Go To Court – Presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, was on the early hours of Wednesday declared winner of the presidential election by the Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Prof. Yakub Mamood who was also the Returning Officer for the presidential poll. Speaking to State House correspondent after a dinner hosted by

APC Asks Buhari To Send Soldiers To Ogun For Election

The Ogun State chapter of the All Progressives Congress on Wednesday appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to send soldiers to the state during the March 9 governorship election. This, it said, was to avert the alleged plot to attack its governorship candidate, Dapo Abiodun. It claimed that there were intelligence reports that Abiodun might be

Power Generation Loses 1,108MW, Drops To 3,456MW

A new report obtained by Punch, showed that the total power generation dropped from 4,564.60MW as of 6.00am on February 19 to 3,456.20MW on February 24, a day after the presidential and National Assembly elections. It however stood at 4,358MW as of 6.00 am on Saturday. Data from the Nigeria Electricity System Operator, an arm

It Is Over For Saraki Politically – Oshiomhole

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole on Wednesday mocked Senate President, Bukola Saraki for losing his re-election bid. He said though the ruling party had been planning to impeach the Senate President, it was better his constituents retired him politically from the Red Chamber. He spoke with State House correspondents

Obasanjo Keeps Quiet Over Buhari’s Win

As congratulatory messages continued to pour in from within and outside the country over the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari, former President Olusegun Obasanjo has kept mum over the development. The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, in the early hours of Wednesday declared Buhari winner of Saturday, February 23 presidential

I Didn’t Lose, The Results Will Be Corrected Soon — Akpabio

Former Senate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has promised to challenge his loss in the February 23 National Assembly elections. The Independent National Electoral Commission, on Tuesday, had declared Dr. Chris Ekpenyong of the Peoples Democratic Party as winner of the senatorial election in the Ikot-Ekpene Senatorial District of Akwa Ibom State. According to the

Buhari Congratulates Moghalu, Sowore, Atiku, Others

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated his political opponents in the just concluded Presidential election, advising them to see his victory as a victory for Nigeria. Disclosing this shortly after he was given a certificate of return, the president elect, averred that all Nigerians must stand in brotherhood, for a bright and fulfilling future. Read the

Presidents Of Ghana, Niger And Senegal Congratulates President Buhari

Minutes after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared President Buhari as winner of the 2019 elections, three Presidents from the West African sub-region sent congratulatory messages to President Muhammadu Buhari. According to Femi Adesina, special adviser to the president on media and publicity, ‘the presidents are President Nana Koffi-Addo of Ghana, Mahamadou issoufou of

Atiku Will NOT Concede To Buhari As PDP Assembles Lawyers

Atiku Abubakar will not concede the presidential election to President Muhammadu Buhari as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has assembled a team of lawyers to challenge the result in court, TheCable understands. Buhari, candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is projected to win the election with the results declared by the Independent National Electoral

Buhari Wins 2019 Presidential Poll

President Muhammadu Buhari has pronounced winner of this year’s presidential election. Mr Buhari who defeated his predecessor to clinch the position in 2015 general election has again trounced his main challenger, Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The president polled 15,191,847 votes from the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and the 36 states in

INEC Declares Imo North Senatorial Election Inconclusive

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Okigwe North Senatorial election in Imo state inconclusive. INEC Public Relations Officer (PRO) in the state, Immanuela Okpara, said this while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Owerri on Tuesday. Mrs Okpara said the three Local Government Areas (LGAs) involved are Obowo, Ehime-Mbano and

”If Truly People Voted For Buhari, Why Are They Not Celebrating ?” – Duncan Mighty

Talented Nigerian singer, Duncan Wene Mighty Okechukwu, simply known as Duncan Mighty, has reacted to the ongoing collation and results declaration by the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC), by firing a slight jibe at President Muhammadu Buhari. Duncan Might who spoke via his Instagram page said if Nigerians truly voted the All Progressive Congress(APC) candidate, Buhari, then

Atiku Should Congratulate President Buhari Now – Keyamo

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign Council Director, Strategic Communications, Festus Keyamo, has called on the Peoples Democratic Party and its Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar, to call President Muhammadu Buhari and congratulate him on his maintaining lead. In a statement by the campaign spokesman, Keyamo urged the opposition party to call President Buhari, if

9TH Senate: APC To Dominate Senate

Going by the senatorial election results announced in states by Returning Officers, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) seems set to dominate the 109-member Red Chamber. Out of the 18 seats in the Southwest, the APC won 14, leaving four to the PDP. It is being trailed by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). There

Election Was Free & Fair, Those Who Reject Election Results Are Not Democrats – Tinubu

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and co-chairman of APC Presidential Campaign Council spoke with journalists in Alausa, Ikeja after voting in last Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly Elections on the chances of his party and other issues. TEMIDAYO AKINSUYI brings the excerpts: How would you assess the election so

INEC Apologises Over Drunk Returning Officer

The INEC Electoral Officer in Bokkos Local Government of Plateau, Mr Salihu Adamu Musa, on Monday apologised over the “shameful” behaviour of a drunk Returning Officer deployed to the area. According to The Guardian, Musa was being queried by APC Collation Officer in Pankshin, Mr Emmanuel Bok, who wanted to know why the returning officer

I Won’t Talk Until INEC Declares Result – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Abuja after a weekend in Katsina for the Presidential and National Assembly elections. When asked what feelers he was getting from across the country, on arrival at Abuja, yesterday, he replied, “I don’t want to depend on rumours, but we will rather wait for INEC to announce the results.” Buhari

Atiku Narrowly Wins Edo State With 7849 Votes

The Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, narrowly won the presidential election in Edo state with 7,849 votes more than his main rival, President Muhammadu Buhari. The State Collation Officer for the Presidential election, Ndowa Lale, announced at the Independent National Electoral Commission headquarters in Benin that Mr Atiku scored 275,691 votes, while Mr

Atiku Wins Heavily In Anambra

The Peoples Democratic Party candidate, Atiku Abubakar, recorded a landslide victory in Anambra State polling 487,550 votes to defeat President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress who recorded 31,452 votes. The forms were publicly handed over by a commissioner of police, Rabiu Ladodo, to Nkwachukwu Orji, the Resident Electoral Commissioner in the state. The

INEC Shouldn’t Be Crucified For Electoral Irregularities – Chris Ngige

Minister of Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, on Monday absolved the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of culpability over certain irregularities experienced during Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections. He said the involvement of non-permanent staff of the commission makes it impossible for electoral irregularities not to be witnessed in any election. Fielding questions from journalists

Buhari Wins Big In Jigawa State

President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has swept all the 27 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Jigawa State, in the presidential poll that took place last Saturday. President Buhari scored a total votes of 794, 738 while his closest opponent, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar got a

EFCC Arrests Maurice Iwu, Ex-INEC Chairman

Security operatives have arrested former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Maurice Iwu. Family sources said Iwu was arrested in Owerri, the Imo State capital on Sunday and whisked away to Lagos. The source said the security operatives came from Port Harcourt and linked up with the Imo State Commissioner of Police,

Buhari Wins All 44 LG In Kano

Results for the 44 LGAs in Kano have been announced and Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), did not secure a single win in the state. President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has won in all the Local Government Areas of Kano State, according to the result of

Buhari Wins In Sokoto State

With two more local government results to be declared, President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressive Party, APC, has won the presidential election held Weekend in Sokoto state , having won in 17 local government areas rom the 21 local government results so far declared as at 4pm, President Buhari has garnered 445,275 votes to that

Atiku Clears Oyo State With 366,720 To Beat Buhari

The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Abubakar Atiku, has recorded a narrow victory over the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari in Oyo State. In the results from the 33 local governments in the state as declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Atiku polled 366,720 votes to beat

Atiku’s PDP Rejects Presidential Election Results

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has rejected the presidential and parliamentary election results being announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission, 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 All Progressives Congress, APC. The

Atiku Wins Akwa Ibom With Slim Margin

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

Atiku Wins With Wide Margin Enugu, Buhari Fails To Secure 25%

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has polled a total of 355,553 votes to beat the All Progressives Congress, APC, candidate, President Muhammadu Buhari who secured 54,423 votes in Enugu state. Announcing the results at the state collation office, the state Presidential collation officer and Vice Chancellor of Nnamdi Azikiwe

Buhari Leads Atiku In 12 LGs Of Kebbi

President Muhammad Buhari is leading in twelve of the 21 Local Government Areas of Kebbi in the presidential election results so far released by INEC Collation Officers. In the results received by the Collation Officer, Prof. Haruna Bichi, the Vice-Chancellor, Federal University, Dutsinma, Katsina state, APC scored 42,970 in Jega Local Government Area against Peoples

Atiku Leads Buhari Massively In Rivers State

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has won nine of the ten Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Rivers State. At the Rivers collation centre of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), of the 10 LGAs announced, Atiku defeated President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Of the ten LGAs

Buhari Wins Presidential Election In Kogi

The presidential results declared by the Kogi State Collation Officer, Prof Michael Adikwu of the University of Abuja, showed that Buhari won in 14 out of the 21 LGAs of the state while Atiku won in seven. Buhari led Atiku with a wide margin of 67,687 votes. Breakdown of the result declared is as below:

Buhari Leads Atiku In Yobe

President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) is leading Atiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic Party in results collated from 16 out of the 17 local government areas in Yobe. The results submitted to the collation centre under the supervision of Prof. Abubakar Gundiri, the state Collation Officer, had Buhari scoring 42,485 votes

Buhari Leads In 32 LGAs In Kano

All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential candidate Muhammadu Buhari has won six additional local government areas in Kano State. The Electoral Officers for Kunchi, Rimin Gado, Bagwai, Gabasawa, Bunkure and Karaye Local Government Areas made the announcements while presenting their results to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kano.   The presidential candidate of All