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Today's Headlines: Bola Tinubu Beats Atiku, Obi In Oyo State, Peter Obi WIns all 17 LGAs In Enugu

Tinubu Beats Atiku, Obi In Oyo State

The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Party (APC), Bola Tinubu, has defeated Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party and Peter Obi of the Labour Party in Saturday’s presidential election in Oyo State.

News Source: Channels TV

According to results announced by the collation officer, Prof. Olusola Babatunde on Monday, Tinubu polled 449,884 to win the state, Atiku polled 182,977, Obi polled 99,110, while Rabiu Kwankwaso of the New Nigerian Peoples Party polled 4,095 to come fourth.

The collation officer disclosed that a total of 851,956 were cast. 809,485 vote were valid while 42,471 were rejected.

The result shows total votes cast across all the 33 Local Government Areas.

Oyo State is under a PDP administration led by Governor Seyi Makinde, who is a member of the G5 governors of the PDP.

Obi WIns all 17 LGAs In Enugu

The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Mr Peter Obi, has been declared the winner of Saturday’s presidential election conducted in Enugu State.

Obi polled a total 428,640 votes to defeat other contenders, with the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar and his counterpart Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress scoring 15,749 and 4772 votes, to a distant second and third respectively. The presidential candidate of the New Nigeria People’s Party, Rabiu Kwankwaso, polled a total of 1,808 to record the fifth position.

News Source: Punch Newspaper

The collation officer of presidential election in Enugu State and Vice Chancellor, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Professor Maduebibisi Iwe, declared the results of the election.

Tinubu: Reign in your tongues, accept defeat, Fani-Kayode warns opposition

Director of Special Operations and New Media of the APC Presidential Campaign Council, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode has asked the opposition to accept defeat and stop threatening, to ignite a war.

News Source: Vanguard Newspapers

The former Aviation Minister made this known via a tweet on his verified handle late Sunday evening.

Fani-Kayode noted that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has nothing done anything wrong to warrant calls from the opposition for the cancellation of the polls.

Presidential election results: Think more of Nigeria – Islamic group tells politicians

The Muslim Rights Concern, MURIC, has appealed to candidates of political parties to think more of Nigeria as the nation awaits the results of Saturday’s elections.

The group’s Director, Prof. Ishaq Akintola, made the call in a statement issued in Lagos on Monday.

News Source: Daily Post

Akintola appealed to all candidates to avoid inflammatory statements and to demonstrate faith in Nigeria’s electoral system.

The statement read, “Nigerians went to the polls on Saturday, Feb. 25, to pick their 16th president, senators and representatives.

“As of today, Monday, Feb. 27, the results are still coming in trickles.

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