Live Updates: 2019 Governorship, Houses of Assembly elections (Nation-Wide)

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3:00pm – Counting of votes commences in most polling units across Nigeria

2:30pm: Voting counting is now underway in Kano

2:00pm: Atiku Abubakar, OfficialPDPNig Presidential candidate voting in the Governorship and House of Assembly elections in Adamawa.

1:57pm: Oyo State Governor, Abiola Ajimobi and his wife Florence, cast their votes at Unit 20, Ward 11, Oluyole Community Grammar School, Oluyole Estate

1:50pm: “Show Me Your Hand and Get The Money” – Remi Tinubu Tell Voters – Watch Video (NB: Remi Tinubu was encouraging voter to go and vote; 21-23 sec in the video, she said irrespective of whoever they vote)

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1:20pm: EFCC drone on surveillance in Benin, Edo State to curb vote buying

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1:05pm: Voters no too show face for di polling units wey dey inside Nigeria presidential villa, Abuja.

12:58pm: Dr. Femi Kadiri Hamzat addressing journalists after casting vote in Epe, earlier today.

12:52pm: PDP governorship candidate in Lagos State, Jimi Agbaje, casts his vote express worries over card readers – Watch Video

12:49pm: Kano Governor cast vote; says I’ will garner more votes than Buhari’, Ganduje boasts

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12:47pm: Gov. Aminu Waziri arrived his PU, VP 3, PU 011 Shinyar Ajiya, RA Tambuwal/Shinfiri, Tambuwal LG, Sokoto State. The Governor said after he cast his vote that the turnout of the people is quite impressive. And that the people are happy towards today’s election. When asked how ready he is to accept defeat, he said “God decides, and the people decide the winner.”

12:45pm: Vice President, Yemi Osinabjo, and his wife, Dolapo, arrive at their polling unit at VGC, Lekki.

12:42pm: Every election is determined by the people that show up. I have voted at my PU. I’m encouraged by the words of the people here & on social media posting pictures from their PUs with the hashtags @Babajide Sanwo-Olu

12:40pm: The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ilorin zonal office has arrested a middle age man identified as Abdulkareem Abdulsalem for sharing money to voters. He was by the operatives of the commission at unit 7, Kwara State College of Education in Ilorin….Courtesy TMG

12:32pm: Voting just starting at kosofe LGA Code : 24-13-10-008 at exactly around 12:32 pm

12:00noon: In Kwara: Senate President Bukola Saraki has just cast his vote at his polling unit.

11:05am: A visually impaired voted being assisted through the verification process at unit 13, ward 9 located at the training centre for the blind in Ogbomoso. Credit: David Olorunsogo

10:58am: In Rivers: Governor Nyesom Wike arrives polling unit 7, ward 9, Obior Akpo LGA.

10:56am: Kogi State Governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello and his wife, Rasheedat at their Agassa polling unit.

10:55am: Former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, casting his vote at Ward 11, unit 22, Totoro/Sokori, Abeokuta North, Ogun State.

10:50am: In Imo: Uche Nwosu of Action Alliance (AA) casts his vote with his wife at PU004, Umuwuoke Hall, Eziama-Obaire Ward 10

10:45am: H.E GboyegaOyetola vote at Ward 001, Unit 002 in Popo Iragbiji, Boirpe during the State Assembly Election. March 9th, 2019.

10:42am: Former governor, Adebayo Alao Akala, casting his vote with his wife in Ogbomoso

10:40am: Governor Abdullahi Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi state casting his votes in Makama Sarkin Bali, Gindin Durumi Area, Bauchi. He cast his votes by 9:55am Friday Olokor, reports

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10:35am: PU 027 Adesoye bend, Mende Maryland Low turnout of electorate

10:35am: LAGOS Low turnout at Number 10, Oyedola Idowu Street, Ilupeju Industrial Estate.

10:30am: HMIC Alh. Lai Mohammed gets accredited and casts his vote for the Governorship and State Assembly Election at his polling unit in Oro Ward II, Polling Unit 006.

10:20am: 85-year-old Aminatu Olorunmbe casting her votes at Ward 12, Isote, Sagamu.

10:15am: Delta State Governor Okowa cast his vote at Ward 2, Unit 3, Omi Primary School, Owa-Alero.

10:10am: Voting commenced early at PU: 19, Lugbe Primary School, Kabusa Ward in AMAC LGA.

9:58am: Kaduna State Governor, elrufai, arrives his polling units, casts his vote.

9:55am: As of 8:13am at PU 019, Ibagun ward, Ilorin East LGA, Kwara state, voting has commenced. INEC Ad-hoc staff seen inspecting electoral materials

9:50am: The situation at Ward 1, Polling Unit 006, Sho Sylva road, Apapa GRA: No voters present, kids playing next to the polling booth.

9:45am: BREAKING: INEC OFFICE BURNT IN EBONYI The police have confirmed the burning of INEC’s registration area centre (RAC) in Ezza North LGA by suspected hoodlums. Loveth Odah, police spokesperson in the state, confirmed the incident.

9:40am: State: Oyo LGA: Ibadan North East Ward: 0011 PU: 026 Smart Card Reader not working.

9:35am: After casting his vote at about 9.15am, Governor Udom Emmanuel gives kudos to INEC, Akwa Ibom people for what for he has observed so far

9:33am: BORNO STATE At PU 003, Gwange 3, NUJ Junction in Maiduguri, a handful of voters are currently get accredited.

9:30am: KWARA STATE – Voting has started at PU005, Ajikobi Ward 2, Ilorin, the polling unit of Senate President Bukola Saraki.

9:00am: Polling unit 001, Kolere Ward Mubi North local government area, Adamawa state where the turn out of voters is low

8:55am: NO PAYMENT NO ELECTION at Ejigbo

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8:50am: FROM INEC: You need to be specific with your location(s) while reporting issues for Gov/State Assembly & FCT elections. Please provide the name of: State/LGA/Ward/Polling Unit to enable us track your report(s) & provide solution(s) ASAP. Call INEC on; 0700-2255-4632

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8:30am: President Buhari and his wife, Hajiya Aisha Buhari have just cast their votes in the gubernatorial and state house of assembly election at their polling unit, Kofar Baru 003, Sarkin Yara Ward 3, Daura, Katsina State

8:25am: Eye witness report from eko boys school mushin where inec ad-hoc staff are protesting non pay for of allowances from the last Election.

8:22am: INEC adhoc staff at 003A Polling Unit Kofar Hausa Primary School, Keffi signing ballot papers preparatory to the commencement of voting. Pix by Musa Abdullahi Krishi

8:20am: Time: 8:16am State: Bauchi Zone: North LGA: Katagum PU: 036 – kofar Adamu Umar Election just started at the above unit which is the pu of the PDP Deputy Governor, Sen. Baba Tela. Observers are waiting on his arrival

8:17am: Time: 8.10am State: Ekiti Ward: 9 PU: 08 Voting about to commence.

8:15am: Ad-hoc staffs and voters all set and ready for the process in PU 011 Dawakin tofa LGA kano north SE

8:10am: Time: 8.11am State: Ekiti LGA: Ado Ekiti Ward: 1 PU: 06

8:00am: Benue:Early set up at BNARDA Area, Old Oturkpo Road in Makurdi (Watch Video)

7:50am: At 7:39AM: no INEC official on ground at PU09, Ward 11, Ijebu-ode Local govt, Ogun state.

7:46am: Alleged video of Ad-hoc staff protesting to be paid before starting work at Kosofe Local Government, Lagos State.

7:45am: 7:09AM: Ward 14 ward 1 Ikorodu The arrival of election Materials Lagos East Senatorial District. Voters not yet in sight

7:40am: At 7:20, Uyo LGA Ward 6, Unit 12 Voting materials have arrived. Voters and officials are ready, waiting for 8AM.

7:30am: The Officials are here right on time here in Kaduna Ward 05 Kabala Costain

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