Senate president, Bukola Saraki lost the Kwara: Ilorin east LGA, Kwara central Senatorial election
Oloriegbe (APC): 30014
Saraki (PDP) 14654
Feb 24 15:41 PM
INEC chairman, Yakubu Mahmood holds first briefing since presidential and National Assembly elections
Mahmood says the commission is happy about the general peaceful election
He however said that the INEC has reviewed reports and situations across the country and have responded to late arrival of voting materials by extending the lost time to allow voters exercise their rights
He acknowledges that there were glitches with the use of the smart card readers but added that these glitches were rectified.
He added that preliminary reports are being received as the commission is monitoring Rivers state particularly, Bonny Island.
Mahmood acknowledged that there were intimidation of voters in Lagos especially Okota.
He announced the death of an INEC election official who was hit by a stray bullet in Rivers state.
Praying, he said: "May her soul rest in peace."
In Imo state, one of our officials who found wanting in an electoral commission and he has been handed over the police for prosecution," he said.
Mahmood Yakubu giving a briefing on the election. Credit: Legit.ng, Nnenna Ibe Source: Original
He also added that the situation room would be opened for international and local observers until the end of the collation and final announcement of results.
While the national collation centre will be declared open at 6pm
"As I speak, I must let you know that Ekiti state had concluded with the collation of result and the State commissioner is already on his way to Abuja with the presidential result from Ekiti state," Mahmood said.
Feb 24 16:22 PM
Jigawa State, South West, Dutse LGA Result Collation WARD DUNDUBUS
Registered Voters 6899
Accredited Voters 3260
Votes Cast 3085
House of Reps
Ekiti Local government
Total Valid Votes: 12400
Rejected votes: 392
Total votes cast: 12792
Total registered voters: 36651
Accredited voters- 12829
Presidential result A- 02
PDP - 10705
Feb 24 17:32 PM
Presidential election results released in Kwara
In Oyun local government
APC scored 11,051 PDP scored 4,904.
Oke-Ero local government area
APC 6,079 PDP 6,242
Ekiti local government area
APC 6,662 PDP 5,397
Asa local government area
APC 15,976 PDP got 10,705
Irepodun local government
APC 14,395 PDP 10,232.
Mooro local government area
APC 17,534 PDP 7,598
Ilorin East local government area
APC 31,039 PDP 12,820.
Feb 24 17:48 PM
Ekweremadu, PDP sweep National Assembly polls in Awgu, Enugu
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) won the National Assembly polls in Awgu local government area of Enugu state.
The INEC returning officer in the council, Prof Emmanuel Eze, said the PDP polled 18, 879 votes while the All Progressives Congress (APC) got 2,710 for Enugu West senatorial seat.
For the House of Representatives, he said the PDP polled 18, 958 while the APC with 2,817 votes and the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), 1,335 votes.
He added that that the valid votes cast were 23,607 out of the total 24,442 registered voters with 840 void votes.
The battle is between the deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu of the PDP, and Juliet Ibekaku-Nwagwu, former special adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on justice reform for the APC.
Toby Okechukwu, a two-term House of Representatives member, is contesting with boradcaster, Obiora Ilo of the African Independent Television (AIT) for the APC for Awgu/Aninri/Oji River federal constituency.
Feb 24 17:57 PM
Former Lagos commissioner Bamidele wins Ekiti Senate seat for APC
Opeyemi BamideleA former commissioner in Lagos, who later became a member of the House of Representatives in Ekiti, has won a seat in Ekiti for the Senate on the platform of the All Progressives Congress.
It was learnt that Bamidele 94,279 votes against Barr Obafemi Adewale, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, who polled a total of 46, 707 votes.
Feb 24 19:36 PM
Some presidential election results released in Kano
In Kano: Presidential election result
Garun Malam LGA
Feb 24 19:53 PM
Buhari wins in Adamawa as first local government is result is announced
The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has won the first local government declared in Adamawa state.
The result of the election in the local government area showed:
Buhari of the APC - 17, 765
Atiku Abubakar of the PDP - 14, 673.
The INEC declared that 34,628 votes were cast.
The total number of invalid votes - 1,373
Feb 24 20:02 PM
PDP candidate wins Ilaje/Ese-Odo federal constituency in Ondo
Victor Kolade Akinjo, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the House of Representatives in Ilaje/Ese-Odo federal constituency has defeated his APC rival, Donald Ojogo.
PDP scored 32,082 votes
PDP scored 20,603 votes.
The result was declared by Prof Johnson Fatimirin, INEC’s returning officer for the constituency in Igbokoda.
Feb 24 20:12 PM
Akwa Ibom speaker Onofiok defeats APC rival for House of Reps
Speaker Luke Onofiok, the speaker of the Akwa Ibom House of Assembly, has defeated the candidate of the House of Representatives, Dan Akpan for the Etinan federal constituency.
As announced by the returning officer, Prof Isongesit Solomon:
Luke polled 44,830 votes
Akpan polled 15,800 votes.
Luke, while commending his supporters, said: “I will justify the confidence reposed in me by the masses.”
Feb 24 20:30 PM
PDP clears Governor Emmanuel’s local government in Akwa Ibom
THE People’s Democratic Party (PDP) won the presidential, senatorial and House of Representatives election in Onna local government area of Akwa Ibom state, home area of Governor Udom Emmanuel.
PDP - 23, 834 votes
APC - 678 votes.
Akwa Ibom south Senate seat (Eket Senatorial district)
Akon Eyakenyi of the PDP - 24,157 votes
Senator Nelson Asuquo Effiong of the APC - 673.
House of Representatives seat
Pat Ifon of the PDP scored 24, 317
APC scored only 581 votes.
Feb 24 20:42 PM
Governor Ajimobi defeated in 4 local governments
Governor Abiola Ajimobi, who is currently battling for the Oyo South senatorial district on the platform of the APC, has lost four local government areas. The local governments were won by the candidate of the PDP, Kola Balogun.
INEC officials preparing for the presidential and National Assembly elections on Saturday, February 23 Source: Original
Ibadan Northwest local government
APC - 8,916 votes
PDP - 12,144 votes.
APC - 5,837
PDP - 8,083
APC - 6,951.
PDP - 9,982.
Ibadan North local government
APC - 17,946.
PDP - 18,690.
Feb 24 21:04 PM
Buhari defeats Atiku in 2 Benue LGAs
Presidential result for Konshisha LGA in Benue
APC - 27,165
PDP - 8,726
Tarka Local Government Area
APC - 12,197
PDP - 4,875 votes.
Feb 24 21:06 PM
APC wins Apapa federal constituency
Mufutau Egberongbe, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Apapa federal constituency of Lagos at the House of Representatives, has been declared winner of the just concluded election.
Egberongbe polled 17961 votes to defeat Adewole Adewunmi of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) who had 11845 votes, according to Prof Monday Ubagha, the returning officer for Apapa federal constituency.
Ubagha said other candidates in the election include Afolabi Toyin of African Democratic Congress (ADC) who had 86 votes, Okani Dominant of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) with 67 votes and Adegoke Ajibade of the Alliance for Democracy (AD) who had 58 votes.
Feb 24 21:20 PM
Saraki finally sent out of the Senate
Bukola Saraki, the Senate president, has finally lost out after being defeated in three of thefour local government areas that make up his Kwara Central senatorial district.
APC polled 51, 531 while the PDP polled 30,075.
The number of registered voters were 224, 494.
While accredited voters were 91,130.
Feb 24 21:29 PM
Atiku leading in Oyo state ahead of Buhari
The candidate of the PDP, Atiku Abubakar, has won nine out of the 10 local government areas so far declared in Oyo state.
The results and local government areas are as follow:
ADC 1, 022, ADP 306 APC 6,874 PDP 8,325
ADC 643, ADP 285, APC 5,730 PDP 5,883
ADC 455 ADP 54 APC 11,665 PDP 12,282
ADC 1,671 ADP 224 APC 6,587 PDP 9,070
ADC 1,614 ADP 52 APC 7,964 PDP 10, 346
ADC 480 ADP 110 APC 6,193 PDP 7,010
ADC 1,768 ADP 106 APC 6,528
Ibadan North West:
ADC 1,264 ADP 160 APC 11, 126 PDP 14,550
ADC 293 ADP 505 APC 11,688 PDP 4,244
ADC 226 ADP 354 APC 5,447 PDP 5922
Feb 24 21:34 PM
PDP leading in Imo state
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is seen to have taken an early lead in the presidential election in Imo as it has won in four of the five local government areas declared.
Oguta: PDP polled 2996 while APC polled 2296
Isu: PDP polled 8673 while PDP polled 6487
Nwangele: PDP polled 7803 while PDP polled 4233
Ezinihite Mbaise: PDP polled 21,605, while PDP polled 3185.
Oru East: APC polled 10,383 while PDP polled 6,407
Oru is the local government area of the APC governorship candidate, Hope Uzodinma.
Feb 24 21:45 PM
APC wins Chanchaga federal constituency of Niger
Umar Bago of the APC has been declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) as winner of Chanchaga federal constituency of Niger state.
INEC’s returning officer, Prof Johnson Olusegun, said Bago scored 39,391 votes, to defeat Alhaji Abubakar Buba of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who came second with 17,869 votes.
Feb 24 21:54 PM
Ashiru defeats serving senator in Kwara
Lola Ashiru, the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Kwara South senatorial district seat, has been declared winner by the returning officer, Prof Sylvia Malom.
Ashiru polled 89, 704 to emerge winner against Senator Rafiu Ibarhim of the PDP who polled 45, 176 votes.
The total number of registered voters is given as 432, 499, while the total valid votes was 136, 889. The number of rejected votes was 3, 119 and total number of votes cast as 140, 006.
Feb 24 22:02 PM
Amosun comfortably leading in Ogun Central senatorial election
Outgoing governor of Ogun state, Ibikunle Amosun, is in a comfortable lead in some of the local governments so far declared by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
Here is the result below:
Abeokuta North LGA
Feb 24 22:18 PM
Atiku leads Buhari in Ebonyi as 13 LGA results are declared
In the 13 local government areas so far declared by INEC in Ebonyi state, Atiku Abubakar, the candidate of the PDP, is leading Muhammadu Buhari of the APC.
In Afikpo-South, PDP scored 12, 181 votes and 20,070 in Afikpo-North while APC got 5, 356.
In Ivo council area, PDP polled 12, 471 votes while APC secured 1, 945 and in Ohaozara LGA, the PDP scored 33, 651 while APC garnered 2, 058.
In Ebonyi local government area, the APC secured a total of 5, 766 votes while the PDP scored 17, 472 votes in the presidential election.
In Ishielu LGA, the APC scored 7,308 votes while the PDP scored 23, 207.
In Onicha LGA, the APC secured 2, 972 votes while PDP scored 28, 239.
In Ohaukwu LG, the APC scored 10, 396 while PDP scored 22, 281 votes.
Feb 24 22:38 PM
Buhari defeats Atiku in 7 Borno council areas
President Muhammadu Buhari is leading in seven local government areas in Borno state. The councils were named as Nganzai; Mobbar, Dikwa, Abadam, Guzamala, Gubio and Magumeri.
In Nganzai, APC scored 6, 804 as against the 975 votes scored by the PDP.
In Mobbar, APC polled 13, 122 votes and Atiku scored 280 votes.
In Dikwa, APC scored 17, 805 against the PDP’s 100.
In Abadam, the APC polled 5, 907 while the PDP candidate got 270 votes.
In Guzamala, APC polled 5, 370 votes against the 521 votes scored by the PDP.
In Gubio, APC polled 10, 207 against the PDP’s 510 votes.
In Magumeri, APC polled 12, 739 against the 694 votes scored by the PDP.
Feb 24 22:40 PM
APC defeats PDP’s sitting Reps member in Edo
Dennis Idahosa, the candidate of the APC for the Ovia federal constituency, has polled 28,509 to defeat the incumbent Omosede Igbinedion, a PDP member and daughter of Chief Gabriel Igbinedion, who scored 23, 345 votes.
“This election was not all about Dennis Idahosa, but the people, who have yearned for a better and effective representation these past years,” Idahosa said.
Feb 24 22:52 PM
Speaker Dogara wins massively
Speaker Yakubu Dogara of the House of Representatives and member of the PDP, has won a return to the Tafawa Balewa/Bogoro federal constituency election in Bauchi state.
The speaker polled 73,609 votes to defeat the APC candidate, Dalhatu Kantana, who scored 50,078 results.
Feb 24 22:58 PM
PDP trounces APC in Oredo, others in Edo state
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cleared Oredo federal constituency as well as those of the Edo central senatorial district.
Omoregie Ogbeide-Ihama of the PDP defeated APC’s Osaigbovo Iyoha with 32,895 votes against Iyoha’s 23,352 votes.
In Edo Central, Hon Segius Oguns polled 25,581 to defeat Joseph Ikpea of the APC who polled 18,687 votes.
Also, Hon Oguns won the Esan North East/Esan South East constituency.
Feb 24 23:20 PM
Aregbesola’s commissioner wins Senate seat in Osun
Ajibola Bashiru, a former justice commissioner and senatorial candidate of the APC in Osun Central, has scored 132,821 votes to secure a win against Ganiyu Olaoluwa of the PDP who polled 106,779 votes.
The results are reproduced below:
APC - 5,428
PDP - 4,702
APC - 4,524
PDP - 3,767
APC - 15,637
PDP - 13,004
APC - 11,197
PDP - 8,766
APC - 10,474
PDP - 12,272
APC - 8,883
NCP - 50
APC - 20,037
PDP - 15,393
Odo Otin LG
APC - 12,559
PDP - 11,614
APC - 13, 439
PDP - 8, 183
APC - 30,643
PDP - 28,466
Total Votes for APC - 132,821
Total Votes for PDP - 106,779
Feb 24 23:30 PM
James Faleke wins Ikeja federal constituency
James Faleke, the sitting member of the House of Representatives for Ikeja federal constituency on the platform of the APC, has secured another term defeating the candidate of the PDP, Mutiu Okunola, with 25,195 against 21, 373 votes.
Reacting to his victory, Faleke said: “I am happy with the result because it shows the will of the people. I want to say that the elections are won at the booths, not at the collation centres."
Feb 24 23:57 PM
Buhari clears 12 local government areas in Katsina
President Muhammadu Buhari has cleared the 12 local government areas already declared in Katsina state.
Buhari cleared Daura, Matazu, Ingawa, Kurfi, Sandamu and Rimi, Danmusa, Safana, Dutsi, Batsari, Kusada and Bakori local governments.
It was learnt that in Danmusa, Buhari scored 30,011 votes against Atiku’s 7528.
In Safana, Buhari scored 26631 against Atiku’s 5756.
In Dutsi, Buhari scored 22583 against Atiku’s 5330.
In Batsari, Buhari scored 26,774 against PDP’s 7916.
In Kusada, Buhari scored 21071 against Atiku’s 6713.
In Bakori, Buhari scored 53,623 votes against Atiku’s 11,931.
The collation of results of the other local government areas is still ongoing.