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BREAKING: #Tinubu Leads Atiku, Peter Obi After INEC Declares 20 States…

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Tinubu is leading Atiku and Obi as INEC declares 20 states so far.

 

CityNews Nigeria reports that the Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu is in the lead after Saturday’s general election.

As of Monday night, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has declared collated results in 20 states.

 

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Tinubu is ahead with 5,862,453 votes, while Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has secured 4,288,434 votes so far.

Peter Obi of the Labour Party, LP, is currently in third place with 2,834,932; Rabiu Kwankwaso, New Nigeria Peoples Party, NNPP, polled 1,315,549.

Interestingly, Tinubu is the only top contender that failed to win home state, losing Lagos to Obi. Atiku won in President Muhammadu Buhari’s state – Katsina.

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The results from other states, as well as the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, are expected to be presented today from 11am.

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The International Conference Centre, ICC, in Abuja, venue of the national collation centre, remains under tight security.

The opposition on Monday called for the suspension of theannouncement of results. PDP’s Dino Melaye and Emeka Ihedioha at some point walked out of the ICC.

The parties complained of irregularities, over-voting, refusal of officials to upload results on the INEC website, among others.

Checks by NewsOnline Nigeria show that out of 176,846 polling units in 774 local government areas, submitted results are from 79,673 units.

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Official results of 20 states:

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KWARA
*Tinubu – 263,572*
Peter Obi – 31,116
Atiku – 136,909

OSUN
Tinubu – 343,945
Obi – 23,283
*Atiku – 354,366*

ONDO
*Tinubu – 369,924*
Obi – 47,350
Atiku – 115,463

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OGUN
*Tinubu – 341,554*
Obi – 85,829
Atiku – 123,831

OYO
*Tinubu – 449,884*
Obi – 99,110
Atiku – 182,977

ENUGU
Tinubu – 4,772
*Obi – 428,640*
Atiku – 15,749

GOMBE
Tinubu – 146,977
Obi – 26,160
*Atiku – 319,123*

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JIGAWA
*Tinubu – 421,390*
Obi – 1,889
Atiku – 386,587

ADAMAWA
Tinubu – 182,881
Obi – 105,648
*Atiku – 417,611*

KATSINA
Tinubu – 482,283
Obi – 6,376
*Atiku – 489,045*

NASARAWA
Tinubu – 172,922
*Obi – 191,361*
Atiku – 147,093

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PLATEAU
Tinubu – 307,195
*Obi – 466,272*
Atiku – 243,808

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BAUCHI
Tinubu – 316,694
Obi – 24,910
*Atiku – 426,607*

KANO
Tinubu – 517,341
Obi – 28,513
Atiku – 131,716
*Kwankwaso – 997,279*

EKITI
*Tinubu – 201,494*
Obi – 11,397
Atiku – 89,554

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BENUE
*Tinubu – 310,469*
Obi – 208,372
Atiku – 130,081

LAGOS
Tinubu – 572,606
*Obi – 582,454*
Atiku – 75,750

YOBE
Tinubu – 151,459
Obi – 2,406
*Atiku – 198,567*

EDO
Tinubu – 144,471
*Obi – 331,163*
Atiku – 89,585

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AKWA IBOM
Tinubu – 160,620
Obi – 132,683
*Atiku – 214,012*







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