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Today's Headlines: Again, INEC Postpones Collation Of Results, Obi Trumps Tinubu In Nasarawa

Again, INEC Postpones Collation Of Results

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has again postponed the collation of results for the 2023 presidential election at the International Conference Centre in Abuja.

INEC National Commissioner, Festus Okoye, at 2pm on Tuesday said collation will now resume at 3:30pm. He explained that though results from five states are available, the commission expects at least 10 more states to join today’s collation.

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Obi Trumps Tinubu In Nasarawa

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The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Peter Obi, has secured victory in Nasarawa State in the presidential election conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Saturday.

The former Anambra State governor defeated Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who came second and third in the state respectively.


PDP, LP Demand Fresh Election, Want INEC Chair To Step Down

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The Labour Party (LP) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have asked Yakubu Mahmood to resign as the chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

The parties also demanded that the presidential election be conducted afresh. They are presently holding a press conference in Abuja.


Peter Obi Wins Presidential Election In Imo State

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The presidential candidate of the Labour Party, Mr Peter Obi has been declared the winner of the Saturday's presidential elections as conducted in Imo State.

The returning officer for the state, Charles Esimone, who announced the results on Tuesday in Owerri said that Obi scored 352,904 while Bola Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress scored 66,171 votes while Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party polled 30,044 votes. 

The New Nigeria People's Party candidate, Rabiu Kwankwaso scored 1,536 votes to come a distant fourth.


LP Sends Message To Agents Nationwide Ahead Of Legal Battle

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The Labour Party has asked all its agents nationwide to submit the actual results from their polling units in the February 25, 2023, presidential election.

This could be in preparation for a legal battle after the declaration of presidential election results by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in a few hours.

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