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Jimi Agbaje, Akinwunmi Ambode

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The 2015 elections in Nigeria continued on April 11, 2015 with citizens trooping out in numbers to vote in desired candidates into the Gubernatorial and State Assembly seats.

Get live updates from Pulse as we bring to you all the happenings, photos and comments from all around the country...

 

Governorship, State Assembly results [Live updates]

Get live updates from the 2015 Gubernatorial and State Assembly elections in Nigeria as results trickle in HERE

Female candidate, Aisha Alhassan to emerge as Taraba's Governor-elect

All Progressives Congress gubernatorial candidate in Taraba State and serving senator, Aisha Jummai Alhassan, is reportedly leading in the five most populated local government areas of the state. READ MORE

INEC declares Amosun winner of Ogun guber race

Incumbent Governor Ibikunle Amosun of the APC emerged winner having polled 306,988 votes, as against Gboyega Nasir Isiaka of the PDP who scored 201,440 votes. READ MORE

10:00AM - Akiwunmi Ambode emerges wins Lagos Gubernatorial elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission is yet to announce the official result but according to a document which shows over 90% of the results, Ambode has emerged winner. READ MORE

7:00PM - El-Rufai leads in major polling units by wide margin

According to figures, Elrufai is by far ahead of his People’s Democratic Party (PDP) counterpart, Governor Ramalan Yero. READ MORE

05:00PM - Ambode wins in Agbaje's polling unit

Jimi Agbaje, Akinwunmi Ambode play

Jimi Agbaje, Akinwunmi Ambode

Ambode secured 124 votes, while Agbaje followed with 84votes. READ MORE

04:00PM - Voters in Rivers attacked at Polls

 

Just like in the Presidential elections, aggrieved politicians and their supporters in Rivers state continue to champion the cause of 'do or die' politics. READ MORE

Woman delivers baby at polling unit in Sokoto

Malama Aishatu Abubakar of Anjannaje ward in Tambuwal local government area of Sokoto state delivered a baby girl shortly after casting her vote. READ MORE

Agbaje beats Ambode in Obanikoro's polling unit by two votes

The party’s governorship candidate in Lagos State, Jimi Agbaje, recorded 50 votes while the All Progressives Congress’ (APC) aspirant, Akinwunmi Ambode, scored 48 votes. READ MORE

Gunmen snatch ballot boxes, assault female police in Delta

The men suspected to be political thugs descended on the policewoman, removed her head dress and took away her identity card. READ MORE

APC shun elections in Akwa Ibom over mass hijack ballot boxes

The party said there was a widespread hijack of electoral materials by thugs and armed fake policemen, accusing the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) of sponsoring the thugs. READ MORE

PDP Chairman assassinated in Ebonyi

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Chairman in Ebonyi State, Emeka Nworie has been reportedly shot dead in the early hours of Saturday, April 11 by unknown gunmen. READ MORE

Accreditation - President Jonathan, Vice President Sambo, El-Rufai, Agbaje, Osinbajo all set to vote READ MORE

El-Rufai and Wife Hadiza in Kaduna play

El-Rufai and Wife Hadiza in Kaduna

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Goodluck Jonathan play

Goodluck Jonathan

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Jimi Agbaje play

Jimi Agbaje

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Namadi Sambo in Kaduna play

Namadi Sambo in Kaduna

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Yemi Osinbajo and wife Dolapo play

Yemi Osinbajo and wife Dolapo

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12:41 - Shooting in Rivers, smooth accreditation in Lagos, Oyo, Abia

Reports reaching Pulse from Rivers, Oyo, Abia states and a few areas in Lagos are that the accreditation and voting process is going on very smoothly, as against the general malfunction of card readers that characterized the March 28/29 Presidential and National Assembly elections. READ MORE

12:40 - PDP chairman, youth shot dead in Ebonyi

TWO persons were reportedly shot dead in the early hours of Saturday by unknown gunmen in the state including the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Ishielu LGA of the state, Mr. Emeka Nworie.

10:40AM - President-elect Muhammadu Buhari and wife Aisha get accredited

Muhammadu Buhari and wife Aisha play

Muhammadu Buhari and wife Aisha

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10:38AM - INEC dispels reports of hijacking of result sheets in Ibiono Ibom, Akwa Ibom

10:00AM - Photo of Desmond Elliot allegedly sharing money sparks controversy

A photo of Desmond Elliot counting Naira notes, surrounded by policemen and other people has gone viral on social media with many alleging bribery. READ MORE

Armed soldiers surround home of Rivers PDP candidate

The soldiers, numbering about 50, are said to have occupied Wike’s residence in the Old GRA area of Port Harcourt, the state capital. READ MORE

INEC equips ad hoc staff in riverine areas with 300 life jackets

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Friday, April 10, said more than 300 life jackets have been provided for ad hoc staff posted to the riverine communities in Epe for Saturday elections. READ MORE

9:00AM - Accreditation commences in  different parts of the country

 

April 11 - INEC insists voters must use PVC

The battle for the soul of Lagos begins

Nigerians will come out vote for governors and legislators today but somehow the country’s attention is focused on its commercial capital, Lagos where the PDP's Jimi Agbaje and APC's Akinwunmi Ambode seemingly face a stand off. READ MORE

PDP's Jimi Agbaje and APC's Akinwunmi Ambode are contending for the Governorship of Lagos State play

PDP's Jimi Agbaje and APC's Akinwunmi Ambode are contending for the Governorship of Lagos State

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April 11 - Assembly elections postponed in 8 Bayelsa constituencies

The state’s Resident Electoral Commissioner, Baritor Kpagih, announced this in a statement in Yenagoa. He said elections in Ekeremor Constituencies 1,2 and 3, Kolokuma/Opokuma constituencies 1 and 2, Sagbama constituencies 1 and 2, and Southern Ijaw Constituency 1 will now hold on April 18. READ MORE

April 10 - President Goodluck Jonathan sends pre-election message to Nigerians

"As Nigeria returns to the polls tomorrow, I encourage all registered voters to come out en masse and exercise their right to vote" READ MORE

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