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Nigeria Breaking News Today Tuesday, March, 12, 2019

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This is a roundup of some of the breaking news in Nigeria for Today, Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Breakdown Of Kano Governorship Election Results From All LGAs

Naija News has obtained the breakdown of the governorship election results recorded in all the local government areas in Kano state.

This online news platform reports that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), commenced the governorship and House of Assembly elections at exactly 8 am on Saturday, March 9, amidst tight security.

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Breakdown Of Imo Governorship Election Results From All LGAs

Naija News has obtained the breakdown of the governorship election results recorded in all the local government areas in Imo state.

This online news platform reports that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), commenced the governorship and House of Assembly elections at exactly 8 am on Saturday, March 9, amidst tight security.

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Emeka Ihedioha Wins Imo Governorship Election

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has declared Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s main opposition party, as the winner of the governorship election in Imo State.

Announcing the results of the election at about 12 midnight on Monday, the state’s returning officer and Vice-Chancellor of the Federal University of Agriculture, Umundike, Abia State, Francis Atunta, said Ihedioha polled 273,404 ahead of his closest rival and candidate of the Action Alliance, Uche Nwosu, who polled a total of 190,364.

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INEC Declares Kano Governorship Election Inconclusive, See Why

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Nigeria’s electoral umpire, has declared Kano state governorship election held on Saturday, March 9, as inconclusive.

Naija News reports that the announcement was made Monday evening, March 11 by the state’s Returning Officer, Bello Shehu, a professor.

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Okorocha’s Name Not On INEC’s List Of Senators-elect (Photo)

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State name is not on the list of newly elected senators that was published on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

INEC published the list of elected federal lawmakers ahead of the presentation of the Certificates of Return on Thursday.

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Inconclusive Polls: PDP Accuses INEC Chairman Of Acting APC’s Script

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the Independent National Electoral Commission under the leadership of Prof. Mahmood Yakubu of acting the script by the All Progressives Congress.

The party said this in reaction to results been declared inconclusive in certain states.

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INEC Declares El-Rufai As Winner Of Kaduna State Governorship Election

The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai has been declared as the winner of the election.

El-Rufai was declared as the winner by the returning officer, Prof Mohammed Yahuza Bello, having scored a total vote of 1,045,427 while the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Isa Ashiru scored 814,168 votes.

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