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Nigeria Presidential Elections INEC announce results, Buhari in the lead

Results from several states and the Federal Capital Territory, announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) show All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Muhammadu Buhari in a clear lead.

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President Goodluck Jonathan and APC Presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari play

President Goodluck Jonathan and APC Presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari

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UPDATE

FINAL RESULTS BREAKDOWN

AA: 22,125, ACPN: 40,311 AD: 30,673 ADC: 29,666 APA: 53,537 APC: 15,424,921 CPP: 36,300 HOPE: 7,435 KOWA: 13,076 NCP: 24,455 PDP: 12,853,162 PPM:24,475 UDP: 9,208 UPP:18,220

Accredited Voters: 31,756,490

Total Valid Votes: 28,587,564

Rejected Votes: 844, 519

Total: 29,432,083

[09:52PM] FINAL RESULTS

Total Number of Votes: 28,280,083

Goodluck Jonathan: 12,853,162 votes

Muhammadu Buhari: 15,426,921votes

[05:49PM] Results so far

Total Number of Votes: 27,780,900

Goodluck Jonathan: 12,827,522 votes

Muhammadu Buhari: 14,953,378 votes

[05:38PM] Results so far

Total Number of Votes: 26,520,585

Goodluck Jonathan: 11,616,117 votes

Muhammadu Buhari: 14,904,468 votes

[04:16PM] Results so far

Total Number of Votes: 25,696,460

Goodluck Jonathan: 11,463,918 votes

Muhammadu Buhari: 14,232,542 votes

[04:03PM] Results so far

Total Number of Votes: 24,915,865

Goodluck Jonathan: 11,153,118 votes

Muhammadu Buhari: 13,971,216 votes

[03:23PM] Results so far

Total Number of Votes: 24,182,731

Goodluck Jonathan: 10,866,249 votes

Muhammadu Buhari: 13,762,747 votes

[03:15PM] Results so far

Total Number of Votes: 24,157,205

Goodluck Jonathan: 10,840,723 votes

Muhammadu Buhari: 13,316,482 votes

[03:06PM] Results so far

Total Number of Votes: 23,139,522

Goodluck Jonathan: 10,754,638 votes

Muhammadu Buhari: 12,384,884 votes

[02:43PM] Results so far

Total Number of Votes: 22,461,824

Goodluck Jonathan: 10,450,901votes

Muhammadu Buhari: 12,010,923 votes

[02:31PM] Results so far

Total Number of Votes: 21,792,969

Goodluck Jonathan: 10,349,929 votes

Muhammadu Buhari: 11,443,040 votes

[01:16PM] Results so far

Total Number of Votes: 20,409,569

Goodluck Jonathan: 9,953,432 votes

Muhammadu Buhari: 10,456,137 votes

The atmosphere in Nigeria now is one of palpable tension as Nigerians await the final results of the recently concluded Presidential elections.

Results from 18 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) show All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, Muhammadu Buhari in a clear lead.

Buhari is currently ahead of incumbent, President Goodluck Jonathan by 2, 032, 226 votes.

The APC candidate garnered 8,520,436 votes from the states announced while Jonathan won 6,488,210 votes.

Buhari won resounding victory in Kaduna, Kwara, Katsina, Kano, Jigawa, Oyo, Ondo, Osun, Kogi and Ogun while Jonathan won in Abia, Anambra, Nasarawa, Enugu, Ekiti, Akwa Ibom, Imo, Plateau and FCT.

INEC is set to reconvene at 10am today, Tuesday, March 31 to continue collation and announcement of results.

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