2011 Nigerian Gubernatorial Election Report / Results

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27 Apr, 2011

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INEC Nigeria, 2011 Governorship Election Report. INEC Governors election report / result

Today gubernotorial elections is taking place in 26 states, with the exception of Kaduna and Bauchi (For security reasons) and Bayelsa, Cross River, Kogi, Adamawa and Sokoto (Tenure extension till 2012.)
Also, elections will not hold in Ondo, Ekiti, Osun because the governors of these states won their appeals against their opponent who were adjudged by the courts to have being sworn in illegally having not now the member of votes, according to the constitution-in Anambra, the incumbent governor will serve his second term till 2014.

The 1999 constitution of Nigeria provides that for each state of the federation, there shall be a governor and such person shall be the chief executive of the state.

This means the executive governor of any state of the Nigerian federation is the state chief decision-maker and by interpretation therefore, the most powerful person in the state.

Voting has commenced.

>>>>>> Accreditation late in Uyo

12 Noon. PDP caught in Ibadan with ballot papers already thumbprinted, 40 buses, 70 thugs with ammunitions, thanks to the alert security team.

Political thugs suspected to belong to the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) snatch ballot box this morning in Ward 6, Unit 1, Egueben Local Government Area of Edo State.

Extremely low voter turnout across Gombe and Yobe states.

BORNO – Explosion rocks London Ciki area of Maiduguri. No injuries reported.

Lagos/Nigeria-Pregnant woman collapses at Isele Ward 007 Polling unit 007 in Ikorodu.

Lagos/Nigeria – Voting commences in many polling units in Ikorodu.

Kwara/Nigeria – Shops open at Share, hometown of Abdulfatai Ahmed, PDP gubernatorial candidate.

Benue/Nigeria – Military escorts INEC officials to deliver materials to Daudu, Guma Local Council.

Osun/Nigeria – Police arrest four at Ikire polling unit, Irewole Local council, for violating Electoral Act.

Benue/Nigeria – State officials provide rice and palm wine at government house polling unit.

Lagos/Nigeria – Politician says ACN will win in Lagos .

Lagos/Nigeria – Fake soldier arrested at polling unit in Amukoko, Lagos.

Minna/Niger – Low voter turnout for gubernatorial election in Niger State.

Kwara/Nigeria-Salam Abdullahi, of ACN says the election is so far peaceful, but that PDP still plan to rig in rural areas.

FLASH: Politicians lobby Voters with money at oko Erin ward Ilorin.

Kano/Nigeria-Low turnout of voters across the city of Kano amid minimal security presence.

Enugu/Nigeria-Shops are open for business at Amechi Awkunanaw although there is large turnout of voters.

KWARA – Gbemisola Saraki of ACPN and Ahmed Abdulfatah of PDP, have cast their votes.

OGUN – Police escort INEC officials out of polling unit to avoid protesting voters in Abeokuta.

Extremely low voter turnout across Gombe and Yobe states.

BORNO – Explosion rocks London Ciki area of Maiduguri. No injuries reported.

LAGOS – Ade Dosunmu, the PDP gubernatorial candidate in Lagos says he will accept election result in good faith.

BENUE – No voting in 14 polling units in Katsina-Ala, no result sheets for governorship polls there.

KWARA – Most polling units in Ilorin Central have finished with voting.

OYO – NURTW officials threatened to lock up the shops of traders at Agodo motorpark, Ibadan, Oyo State.

LAGOS – Local youth and party agents clash in Surulere, Lagos over money doled out by politicians.

GOMBE – INEC cancels elections at a polling unit in Gombe.

OYO – 31 people arrested in Olomi area of Ibadan and 22 at Iseyin over ballot snatching.

NASARAWA – Electoral officers satisfied with turnout of registered voters.

NIGER – Cases of underage voting reported in Wushishi.