Nigeria 2019 Presidential Election: Live Updates, Results And Situation Report

Nigeria 2019 Presidential Election: Live Updates, Results And Situation Report
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Today, 23 February 2019 Nigerians would exercise their vote democratic right by voting in the sixth presidential and national assembly elections since the country’s return to democracy in 1999.

Nigerians are expected to choose from 72 Presidential candidates and 6584 National Assembly candidates all from different political parties with different values.

91 political parties are recorded to be participating in the 2019 general elections, however, some would not be fielding candidate for the position of the president.

According to the figures recently released by INEC, there are currently 84,004,084 registered voters compared to 67,422,005 in the 2015 elections.

In the race of the elections, Incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress and Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party have stood out clearly as top contenders for the office of the president.

Get D’ Gist brings to you latest news on the 2019 presidential and National Assembly elections, keep refreshing this page for latest update. For eyewitness report, contact us at getdgist@gmail.com

4:28 PM: Click HERE for comprehensive live updates of 2019 election results for the Presidential/National Assembly.

4:00 PM: Results for the 2019 general elections trickling in so far…

Oyo state:

PU 023, Ward 4, Ogbomosho South LGA

Presidential election result

APC: 29

PDP: 75

Enugu state: Result from PU 016, Ogui New Layout LGA, Obiagu Road Primary School 015, Enugu North Senatorial District,

Presidential

PDP: 64

APC: 3

Senate

PDP: 56

APC: 8

House of Reps

PDP: 52

APC: 10

Osun ( Boluwaduro LG) ward 8 unit 7)

Presidential

APC 54

PDP 25

Senate

APC 54

PDP 23

House of Reps

APC 48

PDP 17″

3:41 PM: We will be bringing you updates on the election results as they trickle in while we wait for official declaration of results by INEC

3:02 PM: Sorting and counting of votes is already underway in some units where voting has been concluded

3:00 PM – Ballot papers reportedly burnt at Ago Palace way, Okota, Lagos state as hoodlums attack polling units and voters.

1:45 PM: The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has ordered the extension of voting time for some polling units which experienced delay due to technical challenges and complaints.

1:17 PM: Two persons were killed while three others sustained injuries of various degrees in a clash between PDP and APC members in Amagu ward one, Ikwo LGA of Ebonyi according to report by The Cable

1:11 PM: Less than one hour to the official close of voting as INEC previously declared no one will be allowed to join the queue after 2pm

12:30 PM: Card reader issues force manual voting in many polling units across the country

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12:04 PM: Chief Olusegun Obasanjo votes

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo casts his vote in Ogun State

12:01 PM – Manual voting reported in Akwa Ibom state

In polling unit 12, ward 4, Ikot Obio Ndua, there is no card reader. The presiding officer said they are voting manually.

11: 52 AM: Asiwaju Bola Tinubu Votes

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu exercises his civic responsibility in Lagos state.

11:45 AM – Former President Goodluck Jonathan and his wife and mother Votes

Former President Goodluck Jonathan and his wife and mother, Ayi have already voted at unit 39, Ward 13 at the Otazi Playground, Otuoke in the Ogbia Local Government Area of Bayelsa. The former President said the parties involved should accept result of the election with grace.

11:42 AM – Impressive voter turnout reported at polling units 021 and 022 at the presidential villa. Accreditation/voting in progress.

11:35 AM – Adams Oshiomhole votes

APC National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole votes, say 2019 election better than 2015 version

11:30 AM – AAC presidential candidate, Omoyele Sowore casts his vote

11:19 AM –Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu Votes

The Chieftain of the ruling party, All Progressive Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, fulfilled his civic duty by casting his vote at 11:19am at Alawusa, Ikeja, Lagos State.

11:10 AM – Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and wife, Dolapo Votes

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and wife, Dolapo arrive polling unit at his hometown in Lagos State to fulfill their civic duty by casting their vote for the Presidential and National Assembly.

11:01 AM: Arrival At Situation Room And Collation Center

INEC Chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu arrives INEC situation room and Collation Center in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital.

10:01 AM – Atiku Abubakar Votes

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, and his Wife Hajia Titi Abubakar, has voted in the Presidential and National Assembly elections.

The former vice president and his wife were accredited at 10:01 and he voted a few minutes later.

10:00 AM – Saraki Votes

The Senate President of Nigeria, Bukola Saraki has cast his vote in his polling unit in his home town of Ilorin in Kwara State.

Saraki cast his vote at polling Unit 005/006 Agbaji Quarters, Ajikobi Ward, Ilorin West LGA, of Ilorin in Kwara state.

09:48 AM – Vice President Yemi Osinbajo Votes

The Vice President of the Federal Republic Of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo  fulfilled his civic duty along with his wife as they cast their votes for the Presidential and National Assembly elections at his hometown in Lagos State.

9:20 AM – Governor Nasir El-Rufai arrives to cast his vote.

The Kaduna State governor insists on joining the queue as he waits along with other Nigerians for his turn to Cast his vote for the Presidential and National Assembly elections.

9:15 AM – How to locate your polling unit

polling unit, 2019 general elections

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8:59 AM – Peter Obi Votes

The Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Peter Obi, casts his vote in his hometown in Aniocha, Anambra state, southern Nigeria.

 

peter obi, pdp, peoples democratic party, 2019 general elections, polling units08:10 AM – President Buhari Votes

President Muhammadu Buhari and his wife, Aisha Buhari, have voted in the Presidential and National Assembly elections in Daura, Katsina State.

The President, who is the candidate of the All Progressives Congress was accredited just after 8am and voted at 8:10am.

7:32 AM – INEC support line

You can contact the Independent National Electoral Commision on any of the hotlines below, however, you need to be specific with your location(s) while reporting issues from the field. Please provide the name of; State/LGA/Ward/Polling Unit to enable INEC to track your report(s) and provide solution(s) as soon as possible.

7:05 AM – Identify the ballot boxes

It is extremely important to note that the red ballot boxes would be used for the presidential election, while the black boxes would be used for the senatorial elections, the green ballot boxes would used to cast votes for the house of representatives.

07:00 AM – You can make use any of your FINGERS to VOTE but don’t let the print cross into another box. INEC: Making your votes count… Consolidating our Democracy.

06:00 AM –

 

 

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