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12032019 - INCONCLUSIVE STATE POLLS: PDP, APC row over Sokoto, Adamawa, S-South states

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12032019 - INCONCLUSIVE STATE POLLS: PDP, APC row over Sokoto, Adamawa, S-South

AWARD: From APC broom has Left: John Ikediala, Tension grips Juergen Odenwald swept Kwara (MD, Wells Carlton Hotel and Apartments), clean of Rivers as INEC Omolara Adagunodo (MD, Jumia Travel), hegemony speaks today Elizabeth Omale and •As Army warns UK, others, Dandison Okunbo, at politics —Lai the 2019 Jumia Travel deny involvement in Rivers Award in Lagos. SEE 42 Mohammed 35 elections STORY ON PAGE 16. Investors lose N108bn as stock market sustains downward trend 19 VOL. 26: NO. 63763 TUESDAY, MARCH 12, 2019 INCONCLUSIVE STATE POLLS: PDP, APC row over Sokoto, Adamawa, S-South states • Also in Plateau, Bauchi, Benue; APC clears 12 states, PDP nets 7 •PDP urges immediate release of results, accuses INEC of conniving with APC •El- rufai, Ayade, Shehu, Bunu, Bello, others win KANO DEP. GOV RESCUED... By Omeiza Ajayi & Dirisu Yakubu ABUJA—THE two leading political parties, the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, and main opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, were at each other’s jugular, yesterday, over the results of the governorship election in Sokoto, Adamawa, Plateau, Sokoto and the South-South states. Although both parties were united in criticising the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, over its handling of the polls, they traded Continues on Page 5 Continues on Page 41 Buhari, excited over conduct of elections, says Nigerians voted according to conscience 9 COLUMNISTS Polls: We were denied access to collation centres —EU observer group TENIOLA Kano State Police Command yesterday clarified the situation around Deputy Governor of Kano State, Dr. Nasiru Yusuf Gawuna at the Nasarawa Area Collation Centre. The Police said the Deputy Governor (middle above) was "rescued from the scene" after a commissioner, Muritala Sule, and Nasarawa LG chairman, Namis Sani "were alleged to have penetrated the collation centre and attempted to destroy election result sheets." Police said both Sule and Sani were arrested. Photo courtesy The Pulse. 9 CRASH: China, Indonesia, Ethiopia ground Boeing 737 Max 8; data, voice recorders recovered 44 18 MAILAFIA 30 ODUMAKIN 17 Inconclusive election: Taraba govt imposes dawn-to-dusk 35 curfew on Jalingo See Inside Naira stable at N358/$ in parallel 41 market Mr & Mrs

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