NigeriaDecides2023: Live Updates Results And Situation Reports On The Presidential Election
Nigeria 2023 Presidential Election kicked off today at 8:30 AM. Live updates of results and situation reports can be accessed below.
Today, Nigerians are voting in the seventh Nigeria presidential election and National Assembly elections since the country’s return to democracy in 1999.
This online news platform understands that Nigerians are expected to vote from a list of eighteen (18) Presidential candidates and four thousand, two hundred and twenty-three (4,223) National Assembly candidates, who are contesting for four hundred and sixty-nine (469) federal legislative positions.
No fewer than eighteen (18) political parties are participating in the 2023 general elections, however, some would not be fielding candidates for the position of president. This is less than the 91 political parties that participated in the 2019 general elections.
According to the figures recently released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), there are currently 93,469,008 Registered Voters but 87,209,007 voters out of the 93,469,008 registered voters have collected their Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) and would be expected to vote in the 2023 general elections compared to 84,004,084 in the 2019 general elections.
The main contenders in terms of political parties are the All Progressives Congress, APC, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, the Labour Party, LP, and of course, the New Nigerian Peoples Party, NNPP.
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Bola Ahmed Tinubu is the presidential candidate of the ruling APC, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar is flying the flag of the PDP, former Anambra State Governor, Peter Obi is the candidate of the LP, while Rabiu Kwankwaso is the NNPP standard bearer.
Other presidential candidates, according to INEC’s final list, include Imumolen Christopher – Accord Party (AP); Al-Mustapha Hamza – Action Alliance (AA); Sowore Omoyele – African Action Congress (AAC); Kachikwu Dumebi – African Democratic Congress (ADC); Sani Yabagi Yusuf – Action Democratic Party (ADP); Umeadi Peter Nnanna – All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA); Ojei Princess Chichi – Allied People’s Movement (APM); Nnamdi Charles Osita – Action Peoples Party (APP); Adenuga Sunday Oluwafemi – Boot Party (BP); Osakwe Felix Johnson – National Rescue Movement (NRM).
Others are Abiola Latifu Kolawole – Peoples Redemption Party (PRP); Adebayo Adewole Ebenezer – Social Democratic Party (SDP); Ado-Ibrahim Abdumalik – Young Progressives Party (YPP); and Nwanyanwu Daniel Daberechukwu – Zenith Labour Party (ZLP).
Quick Facts about Nigeria 2023 Presidential Election
✓ 18 Political Parties
✓ 93,469,008 Registered Voters
✓ 1,491 Electoral Constituencies
✓ 774 Local Government Areas
✓ 8,809 Registration Areas/Wards
✓ 176,846 Polling Units
✓ 15,331 Contestants.
In the build-up to the elections, Newsone Nigeria reports that Bola Tinubu of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Nigeria’s main opposition party, Peter Obi of the Labour Party (LP) and Rabiu Kwankwaso of the New Nigerian Peoples Party (NNPP), have popped up clearly as top contenders for the office of the president.
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Stick with Newsone Nigeria as we bring you the latest updates from the 2023 elections held across Nigeria, West Africa…
11:03 AM: State: Bauchi District: Bauchi central Time: LGA: Misau Ward: Gundari PU: 064 Information/Report: Election is in progress, Everywhere is safe.
11:01 AM: South West Region: Lagos State Lagos Central Senatorial District LGA: Lagos Island (14) RA: (04) Oju-Oto PU: 008 The election is ongoing peacefully, with a turnout out. Three security personnel.
11:00 AM: South East Region Imo State Imo East Senatorial District Ward: 024 PU: 06 Situation Report: Voting is yet to commence.
10:57 AM: STATE: Cross River state GEO-POLITICAL ZONE: South South SENATORIAL DISTRICT: Cross river Central TIME: 10:55am PU: 017 LGA:Ikom WARD: 015 SITUATION REPORT: Voting ongoing smoothly. No disturbance.
10:46 AM: South West Region: Oyo State Oyo South Senatorial District Ibadan North LGA Ward 003 PU 026 Electoral Officers are arranging the materials. Elections and accreditation are yet to start.
10:44 AM: State: Cross River State Geopolitical Zone: South-south Senatorial District: Calabar South: PU: 010 Calabar road by Watt market Ward: 6 SITUATION REPORT Voting is in progress.
10:42 AM: State: Adamawa LGA: Lamurde Ward: Gyawana PU:13 Ad-hoc staffs are idle as of time of this report, poor voters turn out. Less than 20 voters voted so far.
10:39 AM: STATE: sokoto LGA: wamakko SENETORIAL DISTRICT:sokoto north WARD NO: 11, Kammata ward. POLLING UNIT: 013 Code: 33. There is a little turnout from this ward, but it’s peaceful and safe.
10:34 AM: South West Region Osun State Osun Central Senatorial District Olorunda LGA Ward 04 PU 12 Voting is in progress.
9:40 AM: State: Taraba LGA: Ibi Zone: Southern Senatorial District Ward: Nwonyo 1. Pulling Unit: Kofan Sarki. Report: vote started equally persons with Disabilities were put forward to vote first.
9:30 AM: South East Region Anambra State Anambra North Senatorial District Onitsha North LGA PU: 015 Ward: 10 No INEC ad-hoc staff and security personnel are present.
9:20 AM: South West Region Osun State Osun Central Senatorial District Osogbo LGA Ward 10 PU 05 Voting in progress.
9:15 AM: Ondo State Ondo North Senatorial District Akoko South-West LGA Ward 07 PU 008 Accreditation and voting are in progress. Priority voting is given to elderly people.
9:12 AM: PDP Presidential Candidate Atiku Abubakar casts his vote alongside his wife, Titi Abubakar in Yola, Adamawa State, northern Nigeria. “I would love to see improvement“, Atiku addresses the press at 9:14 AM after voting.
9:07 AM: PDP Presidential Candidate Atiku Abubakar registers (accreditation) in Yola, Adamawa State, northern Nigeria, to vote in the 2023 elections.
8:45 AM: Labour Party Presidential Candidate Peter Obi addresses the press in Agulu, Anambra State, southeast Nigeria ahead of the 2023 elections.