LIVE UPDATE

Welcome to RowzyRadio Live Updates Page for Nigeria’s highly anticipated 2019 General Elections.

The 2019 general elections are the sixth in the nation since 1999, the year Nigeria returned to democratic rule and the first since the All Progressives Congress ousted the Peoples Democratic Party from power after it held sway for 16 years.

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Source: INEC

A total of 73 candidates are in the presidential race, according to INEC, including incumbent President, Muhammadu Buhari, and a former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, who are the front line flag bearers.

The main contenders include incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari (All Progressives Congress, APC) and former vice-president, Atiku Abubakar (Peoples Democratic Party, PDP).

Others include Omoyele Sowore of the African Action Congress (AAC); Kingsley Moghalu of the Young Progressives Party (YPP); Sina Fagbenro-Byron of the KOWA Party; Fela Durotoye of the Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN) and Obadaiah Mailafia of the African Democratic Congress (ADC).

The National Assembly election has hundreds of candidates across 91 registered political parties jostling for the 109 available seats in the Senate and the 360 spots in the House of Representatives.

After an intriguing period of political drama and campaigning, heralded by defections and war of words, it is time for Nigerians to give their verdict.

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Source: INEC

In all, 84,004,084 million citizens are registered for the elections, the majority of that number with Permanent Voter Cards will vote in the 119,973 polling units spread across the 36 states and the nation’s capital Abuja.

Our correspondents are on all trustworthy media house website to report from their sites with a source in order to keep you up to date with the latest developments.

The Presidential and National Assembly elections have been scheduled for February 23, while citizens will also vote to elect governors and members of state houses of assembly on March 9.

 

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INEC declare the incumbent President Buhari the winner of the 2019 Presidential Election. INEC have present the rerun certifiacte to the President and Vice President Osibanjo till 2023.

Below is the Verified State Results and the winners

STATE    FINAL RESULTS          WINNER
Abia APC: 85,058
PDP: 219,698
 PDP (INEC verified)
Adamawa APC: 378,078
PDP: 410,266
 PDP (INEC verified)
Akwa Ibom APC: 175,429
PDP: 395,832
 PDP (INEC verified)
Anambra APC – 33,298

PDP – 524,738

 PDP (INEC verified)
Bauchi APC: 798,428

PDP: 209,313

APC (INEC verified)
Bayelsa APC: 118,821

PDP: 197,933

Benue APC: 347,668

PDP: 356,817

PDP (INEC verified)
Borno APC – 836,496

PDP – 71,788

APC (INEC verified)
Cross River APC – 117, 302

PDP – 295, 737

PDP (INEC verified)
Delta APC – 221,292
PDP – 594,068
PDP (INEC verified)
Ebonyi APC – 90, 726
PDP – 258,573
PDP (INEC verified)
Enugu APC – 54,423
PDP – 355,553
PDP (INEC verified)
Edo APC: 267,842

PDP: 275,691

PDP (INEC verified)
Ekiti APC: 219,231

PDP: 154,032

      APC (INEC verified)
Gombe APC: 402,961

PDP: 138,484

      APC (INEC verified)
Imo APC: 140,463

PDP: 334,923

PDP (INEC verified)
Jigawa APC – 794, 738
PDP – 289,895
APC (INEC verified)
Kaduna APC – 993,445
PDP – 649, 612
APC (INEC verified)
Kano APC: 1,464,768
PDP: 391,593
PDP (INEC verified)
Katsina APC: 1,232,133
PDP: 308,056
APC (INEC verified)
Kebbi APC: 581,552

PDP: 154,282

APC (INEC verified)
Kogi APC: 285,894

PDP: 218,207

APC (INEC verified)
Kwara APC: 308,984

PDP: 138,184

APC (INEC verified)
Lagos APC: 580,814

PDP:  448,016

Based on collation
Nasarawa APC: 289,903

PDP: 283,847

APC (Verified)
Niger APC: 612,371
PDP: 218,052
APC (Verified)
Ogun APC: 347,634

PDP: 337,377

APC (INEC verified)
Ondo APC: 241, 769
PDP: 275,901
     PDP (INEC verified)
Osun APC: 347,634

PDP: 337,377

     APC (INEC verified)
Oyo APC: 365,229

PDP: 366,690

     PDP (INEC verified)
Plateau APC – 468,555

PDP – 548,665

Rivers APC: 150,710

PDP: 473,971

Sokoto APC – 490,333

PDP – 361,604

     APC (INEC verified)
Taraba APC – 324,906

PDP – 374,743

Yobe APC – 497,914

PDP – 50,763

PDP (INEC verified)
Zamfara APC – 438,682

PDP – 125,423

FCT APC: 152,224

PDP: 259,997

    PDP (INEC verified)

12: 47pm: RESULT ALERT: 25th February 2019

OSUN STATE:

APC 347,634 – Winner

PDP 337,337

EKITI STATE:

APC: 219,231 – Winner

PDP: 154,032

6.55pm: And INEC National Chairman Professor Mahmood Yakubu formally opens collation of presidential election results.

6.00pm: INEC is set to begin collation of Presidential Election results from al the 36 states of Nigeria and the Federal Capital Territory (FC), Abuja.


5.30pm: APC polled 15,976 while PDP got 10,705 in Asa local government of Kwara state.

5.00pm: President Muhammadu Buhari’s APC wins in eight out of nine local government areas in Kwara state.

4.45pm: Presidential Campaign Council of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has called for immediate arrest of Buba Galadima, chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

4.30pm: Buhari’s APC polled 216 ahead of 196 scored by Atiku’s PDP at polling unit 009 in Gwadabawa, Yola North local government area.

3.40pm: Senatorial election result from Ilorin east LGA, Kwara central, show that the APC polled 30014, Bukola Saraki’s PDP got 14654.

3.30pm: We can report that the PDP defeated the APC in the presidential election in Akwanga West, Nasarawa state, north-central Nigeria. The PDP polled 6,163, while the APC got 1,467 votes.

3.00pm: Nigeria’s electoral umpire, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), has announced that it would open its National Collation Centre by 6 pm on Sunday for the final summation of presidential election results.

2: 45pm: Presidential candidate of the PDP, Atiku Abubakar, beat his main challenger, President Muhammadu Buhari, in the ward of the Deputy Governor of Kaduna state, northwest Nigeria, Barnabas Bantex.

According to the results announced by INEC, the former vice president polled 2,991 votes, while Buhari’s APC got 1,443.

2.30pm: Deputy Governor of Kaduna state, northwest Nigeria, Barnabas Bantex, lost his ward to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

1.18 pm: 10 youths arrested for snatching ballot boxes [PHOTOS]

Ten youths have been arrested from different locations in Bende local government area of Abia State. Read More

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1:12 pm: APC National Leader, Bola Tinubu speaks after casting his vote. Says “APC will win”. Duta Reports

1:11 pm: Soldiers curtailed a violent fight between drunks, nabbed two at Muslim bus-stop, Lagos-Ibadan Express road, Oluyole LGA, Oyo Central Senatorial District. Duta Reports

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1:07 pm: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and his wife, Dolapo, voted on Saturday at the Code 33, Polling Unit II, Victoria Garden City(VGC), Lagos at 10.53a.m. Duta Reports

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1:06 pm: The Speaker of House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, has lamented that the card reader rejected his fingerprint when he came out to cast his vote in Saturday’s election.

Addressing journalists at Gwaramgah Primary School polling centre in his Gwallagah ward of Bogoro Local Government Area of Bauchi State, Dogara observed that although the election process was smooth, malfunctioning card readers could frustrate the process across the country.

Duta Reports

1: 02 pm: Former President Olusegun Obasanjo casting his vote at 11.15 a.m in Abeokuta, Ogun State. Duta Reports

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11:30 am: Senator Ben Murray Bruce, on the go to cast his vote in Bayelsa State.

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11:23 am: Disabled, pregnant, nursing mothers and the elderly given priority in the polling units visited. TVC Reports

11:20 am: Kindly join the coverage of the general election Courtesy by Channels TV


10.48 am: At Ward B, polling unit 021, Ikeja. INEC staff attribute delay to insufficient stamp pad. They are waiting for stamp pads before they can start the accreditation and voting exercise. Electorate who have been waiting are not happy about the development.

10.45 am: INEC officials arrive at the polling booths of the former President Olusegun Obadanjo Ward 11, Unit 22 Olusomi compound, Abeokuta North Local Government Area of Ogun state

10: 39 am: Soldiers from the Nigerian Army have taken over the security of the busy Benin/Auchi highway in Edo to safeguard the conduct of the ongoing general elections, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

The Benin-Auchi expressway which links the Southern part of the country to the Northern part through Okene in Kogi State has been heavily barricaded with armed soldiers strategically positioned to diffuse any alternative plans to disorgnise the exercise.

10: 30 am: Minister of Power Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola arrived at his polling unit on Itolo St in a convivial atmosphere along with his wife. TVC Reports

10: 25 am: Kwara State Governor, Alh Abdulfata Ahmed and his wife, Owolewa Ahmed voting at Adebiopon Ward 1, Share in Ifelodun Local Govt.

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10: 25 am: Saraki arriving polling unit at Ajikobi ward, ilorin, Kwara state.

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10: 06 am: PDP Presidential candidate Abubakar Atiku exercise his franchise at Yola… Atiku, Titi arrive polling unit in Yola.

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10: 04 am: Ambode arrived at his polling unit at 9.50am for accreditation and voting, he was the first to be accredited in his polling unit 33 ward 5 at Ogunmodede college Epe. Rowzy radio Reports 

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10: 00 am: Ward 5, Unit 02, Ifa Atai, Akwa Ibom State, Party agents are standing too close to the voting booth. They are observing who voter votes. The agent of the PPP was seen helping a voter fold and fit ballot into a box. Duta Reports

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9.41am: Election materials yet to arrive at Akuruba polling ward of Lafia, LGA of Nasarawa State. Voters are seen seated in front of the polling units awaiting the arrival of the presiding officer and election materials. TVC Reports

9.40am: The Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has voted at Umudimakasi Square in Anambra State by 9.00am. TVC Reports


9:38 am: A Police Officer Shot Dead in Okene, Kogi State. Via Twitter Reports

9:37 am: El Rufai(incumbent Governor of Kaduna state) on a queue at polling unit 024, Ungwar Seriki ward. He arrived with his wife by 9.20a.m. Duta reports

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9:37 am: PHOTO: Some Youths playing football besides a polling unit as INEC officials await voters to come for accreditation at Agege Motor Road, Mushin Lagos. Punch reports via Twitter

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9:32 am: As at 9.06am, @inecnigeria adhoc staff yet to arrive polling unit on Michael street, Onipetesi Estate, Ikeja. Voters took numbers as they came. Some came with breakfast in hand, anticipating early arrival…
Twitter User Reports

Here is the photo of the President Buhari casting his vote below;

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9:25 am: A Twitter user has bought to our notice that as at 9:20 am, Sangotedo pry school eti osa Lagos state. INEC officials not yet on ground. Rain is falling…Twitter User Reports

9:13 amAt ward 4 collation centre in Edo state, Voters have turned out in their numbers. Accreditation has started already. This is the ward the governor of the state, Godwin Obaseki, is expected to cast his ballot. Duta Reports (we just switched up to make sure our audience see the latest update on this page. we have other updates below)

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7:50 am: Trading ongoing at Ile Epo market, Lagos State on election day. Punch reports

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Source: Punch
#NigeriaDecides2019: Live Updates From 2019 General Election
Source: Punch

8:00 am: Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and his wife, Dolapo Osinbajo, will exercise their franchise in the 2019 presidential election at the Victoria Garden City, Lagos on Saturday. NAN reports.

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8:05 am:President Buhari and his wife, Aisha, exercise their franchise in the 2019 presidential election at the at Kastina this morning. Twitter user reports.


8:00 am: Voters writing their names according to how they arrived to avoid confusion since INEC officials had yet to arrive Polling Unit 20 Barnawa in Kaduna, Punch reports

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8:15 am: Body and soul first….Sagamu residents eating at the polling booth in anticipation of the commencement of voting, Punch reports

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8:00 am: INEC ad hoc staff set up polling stations for voting in Abuja. Some voters were seen at the INEC office in Karu, checking for their polling units. Channels TV Reports

8:35 am: A Twitter user captured people from ward 1 unit 7 Ido Ekiti. as they are ready to cast their votes today. Twitter User Reports


8:45 am: Hoodlums everywhere. We are still stuck at inec office. Soldiers trying their best to repel the attack. Akwa ibom state! Twitter User Reports

8: 50 am: A Twitter user has bought to our notice about the wronged dated on the ballot paper, below is what he captioned…Twitter User Reports

8: 51 am: Accreditation and Voting about to commence at the Presidential Villa/ Police Affairs polling unit in Abuja. The turn out at this polling unit is quite impressive. Duta Reports

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9:00 am: Polling booth in Comprehensive Development Secondary School Owerri. People are out, standing and waiting for the commencement of the poll.  Duta Reports

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9: 05 am: A Twitter user has bought to our notice that as at 9 am, no INEC staffs or anything at my polling unit.  See image for details…Twitter User Reports


 

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