Monday March 30th, 2015
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Presidential Results

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EKITI Ilejemeje:                      PDP-3,799,          APC- 3,000. Ekiti South West:     PDP-10,220;           APC -7,195. Efon:                              PDP- 5,699,         APC-3,103 Irepodun/Ifelodun:    PDP-11,895;             APC- 7,970. Oye:                               PDP-11,262;            APC- 8,574. Emure:                          PDP- 6,822 ;             APC 5,353. Ikere:                            PDP-14,091;             APC- 7,990. Ekiti West:                   PDP-10,003,         APC-8,001 Ado:                              PDP-25,419,         APC-14,414 Ikole:                           

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POLLS: Tension as results trickle in

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Nigerian troops take position during a demonstration by All Progressives Congress (APC) party supporters calling for the cancellation of the presidential election in Port Harcourt in the Rivers State on March 29, 2015. Thousands of supporters of Nigeria's main opposition party demonstrated in the southern state of Rivers, calling for the cancellation of elections locally because of alleged irregularities. AFP PHOTO

The nation was in suspense, yesterday, as results from last Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly elections continued to trickle in.

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A-Ibom APC won’t accept falsified results — Capt Ewang

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THE Akwa Ibom State chairman, Buhari Campaign Organisation, Group Captain Samuel Ewang (rtd), has warned that All Progressives Congress, APC, will not accept any falsified results in 2015 general elections.

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INEC office in Rivers set ablaze

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The office of the Independent National Electoral Commissions, INEC, in Emohua Local Government Area, Rivers State, has been set ablaze by suspected political thugs.

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INEC office burnt in Benue state

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Aggrieved voters, late Sunday night, set ablaze the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, office in Logo Local Government Area of Benue state.

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POLLS: Police assault, stop Vanguard journalist from monitoring result collation

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By Festus Ahon, Egufe Yafugborhi, Akpokona Omafuaire, Godwin Oghre & Ochuko Akuopha ASABA—Police officers attached to Ughelli Police ‘A’ Division, Delta State, Sunday, assaulted and stopped journalists present at the Ughelli office of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, from monitoring the collation of result of Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections. Lamenting his ordeal

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INEC cancels election results of 2 polling units in Kano

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THE Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kano, yesterday, announced the cancellation of election results of two polling units in two local government areas of the state.

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Ex-NDDC boss,Timi Alaibe, Jonathan’s aide call for calm over card reader hitches

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FORMER Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Timi Alaibe, and the Special Assistant to the President on Domestic Matters, Dr. Waripamowei Dudafa, have called for calm among eligible voters in Bayelsa State, not captured by the card reader due to noticeable hitches, saying the hitches cannot change the decision of Nigerians at the poll.

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Abuja: APC polls 10,853 to PDP 7,762 votes

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By Henry Umoru ABUJA- Results released Sunday for the Federal Capital Territory, by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, showed that the APC won the Presidential election with 10,853 while PDP scored 7,762. Also in Abaji, the APC Senatorial candidate, Senator Sidi Ali who hails from Abaji polled 9,840 to defeat the incumbent and PDP candidate,

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Bomb blast in Enugu: We’re yet to arrest perpetrators – PPRO

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Enugu — NO arrest has so far been made in connection with the suspected bomb blast that occurred at a polling unit located in a primary school in Enugu on Saturday shortly before accreditation of voters.

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Election: APC candidate defeats Niger governor Babangida Aliyu 

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Chairman Northern States Governors Forum (NSGF) and Niger State governor, Dr. Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu has  lost his Senate bid as he was defeated by the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, David Umaru.

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Buhari floors Jonathan in Ogun, …wins 13 LGs

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A makeshift figure of former military ruler and presidential candidate Muhammadu Buhari stands in an intersection in Kaduna on March 29, 2015. Kaduna, which had been hit hard by interreligious violence during the 2011 election, is awaiting results of the 2015 poll. AFP PHOTO

The Presidential Candidate of All Progressives Congress, Gen.Muhammadu Buhari has defeated President Goodluck Jonathan in Ogun state as he polled 308,290.

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Lanihun, Ibadan businessman, dies at 69

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Alhaji Mufutau Ajadi Lanihun, an Ibadan-based businessman and philanthropist, is dead.

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Card Readers worked well in majority of polling units – Jega

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Presidential Election : From left, INEC Commissioner, Engr. Dr Nuru Yakubu, INEC Chairman Prof. Attahiru Jega and INEC National Commissioner Col. Mohammed Hammanga  (rtd) addressing Pressmen on Presidential Election in Abuja. Photo by Gbemiga Olamikan.

The Chairman Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Professor Attahiru M. Jega has asid that the Card Readers worked well in the majority of Polling Units, even though there were areas where difficulties experienced necessitated.

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APC candidates sweep Lagos Island

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The rescheduled election in some parts of Oshodi area of Lagos State failed to hold Sunday, while it was held in other designated areas such as Eti-Osa, Lagos Island and Egbe in old Alimosho council area.

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Arabs vow to pound Yemen rebels until they surrender

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Saudi-led warplanes bombed Yemen’s main international airport and a renegade troop base in the capital Sunday, as Arab leaders vowed to pummel Iranian-backed rebels until they surrender.

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INEC insists election held in Rivers, say Amaechi erred to ask for result sheet before election commenced

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Resident Electoral Commissioner, Rivers state, Dame Gesilia Khan last night said elections held in the 23 local government areas of the state.

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Ogor wins, Mutu in early lead in Delta constituency

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DEPUTY Majority Leader of the House of Representatives, Hon Leo Ogor has won the National Assembly elections held in the Isoko Federal held on Saturday

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Results have not been collated in 23 states – Jega

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has fulted the claim made by Mr. Femi Fani-Kayode the Director, Media and Publicity of PDPPCO of the Peoples Democartic party

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Elections: Collation of results orderly in Lagos

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Lagos – Collation of presidential and National Assembly elections results was paeceful and orderly in council areas in Lagos State. The exercise which was ongoing as at 2p.m. on Sunday was being done in the presence of journalists, security agents, INEC officials, party agents, and some other observers. At the Lagos Mainland Local Government collation

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Thousands call for vote re-run in Rivers state

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All Progressives Congress (APC) party supporters march towards the Independent National Electoral Commission Office in Port Harcourt during a demonstration calling for the cancellation of the Presidential elections in the Rivers State on March 29, 2015.   Nigeria's closely fought general election went into a second day after failures in controversial new technology snarled the polling, including for President Goodluck Jonathan.
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Thousands of supporters of opposition party on Sunday demonstrated in the southern state of Rivers, calling for the cancellation of elections locally because of alleged irregularities.

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Gen. Buhari leads Jonathan in Kano

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The All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari has posted a comfortable lead over his closest rival, and sitting President, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan in about 7 local government areas announced by INEC Sunday afternoon.

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Folarin, Akinjide fail to deliver council to PDP

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The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in Oyo State, Senator Teslim Folarin could not win his local government for his party in the presidential election that was held last Saturday.

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David Mark takes a clear lead in Benue South District, wins in six out of nine LGAs so far

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As the results of the presidential and National Assembly elections held Saturday trickles in, the result of the senatorial race in the Benue South Senatorial district shows that the Senate President, David Mark has taken a clear lead in six out of the nine local government areas, LGAs, that make up the district.

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Ahmed expresses gratitude to Kwara state people

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Kwara State Governor, Dr. Abdufatah Ahmed has expressed gratitude to the people of the state for the peaceful manner in which they conducted themselves during the just concluded presidential and National Assembly elections.

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APC puts Nigerians on red alert over election manipulation plans

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has alerted Nigerians and the international community to ongoing plans by the PDP-led Jonathan Administration to tamper with the results of Saturday’s elections and circumvent the people’s will.

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Presidential Election: Jonathan wins Ekiti State

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By Gbenga Ariyibi Ado Ekiti The president, Dr Goodluck Jonathan won in all the 16 local government areas of Ekiti State in Saturday’s presidential election The PDP candidates equally cleared all the three senatorial seats and 6 House of Representatives seats in the state. Briefing newsmen at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office ,Ado

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Collation officer arrested in Ondo

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Reports from the wards across Ondo state indicated that the Peoples Democratic Party PDP may have won in 10 out of the 18 council areas of the state in the last saturday general elections.

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Part of Oyo Presidential Election results, details later

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By OLA AJAYI, IBADAN Presidential Election results from Oyo OYO WEST APC 16,431 PDP: 5,381. ATISBO APC 9,090; PDP-6,392 SAKI WEST APC: 7,208 PDP: 5,368 ATIBA APC-16,755 PDP- 6,443 IWAJOWA APC-8,715 PDP-7,389 ONA ARA APC- 12,291 PDP-7,175 IBARAPA EAST APC-10,482 PDP-7,009 IDO APC-17,235 PDP- 6,538 OLUYOLE Ward 8 unit 10 election cancelled due to over

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Presidential Results (LGAs) in Osun State

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These are the results of the presidential election released so far. Others are being awaited.

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Osun Election Result

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Osun Central Senatorial District Results of the election .

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Youth leader clubbed to death in Edo

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A Youth leader of the All Progressives Congress was on Saturday clubbed to death and his body set ablaze by thugs of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party in Ikpoba Okha Local Government Area of Edo State.

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