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BREAKING! Buhari declared Winner of 2019 Presidential Election | #NigeriaDecides



Muhammadu Buhari, the candidate of the of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and incumbent president, has been declared winner of the 2019 presidential election.

The chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu who is also the Returning Officer for the presidential poll, Professor Mahmood Yakubu declared Buhari the winner, saying he polled a total of 15,191,847 votes.

Buhari’s closest rival, former vice president Atiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) polled 11,262,978 votes, according to the INEC chairman.

Yakubu said the total number of registered voters (as collated) are 82, 344, 107, while the total number of accredited voters are 29, 364, 209.

Mahmood says the total number of valid votes is 27, 324, 583, the total number of rejected votes is 1, 289, 607, and the total number of votes cast is 28, 614, 190.

Yakubu then went on to declare Buhari the winner of the polls.

“That Muhammadu Buhari, of the All Progressives Congress, having fulfilled the requirements of the law, is hereby returned as president-elect,” Yakubu concluded.

See how all parties fared in the polls HERE.


  1. In your best intrest

    February 27, 2019 at 1:05 pm

    Can this old man not just die already for goodness sake! I cannot believe he had the guts to contests elections AGAIN after such failure and spending half the time in hospital. Shameless in its highest epitome. BN last warning for you- not sure if you are testing this your new blog style, but it doesn’t work and your blog is going to suffer. So be a smart business person and keep your blog simple and competitive. How come you never even did a post to warn people of the “upgrade” (more of downgrade to me tho). During such a pivotal time as Nigerias election- I kept refreshing my page and googling to make sure I had the correct address. Only after days to realize that it was actually an upgrade. I’m taking the time to do this post bcoz you are an nwa-afo and I genuinely don’t want your business to suffer. The thing is all over the place and no one knows what is latest news and what is not. It is disorderly and disorganized. Pls take note and do something. xx

  2. Lilly

    February 27, 2019 at 3:41 pm

    Thank you, Jesus. I know he’s Muslim, but I prefer this man over the other candidates, let him continue. I find no terrible fault with him.

    • Alicia

      February 27, 2019 at 7:47 pm

      Are you in Nigeria or the abroad. In your case, we need to ascertain your geographical location before replying you.

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