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25022019- Upsets, shocks as polls results trickle in

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25022019- Upsets, shocks as polls results trickle

Commercial paper market booms over credit crunch INSIDE Collation officer arrested in 13 Plateau for attempting to escape without announcing result Ortom, Mark, others storm INEC office over alleged hijack of electoral materials in Gboko by soldiers 13 Thugs invade police barracks, destroy election materials in 13 Nasarawa VOL. 26: NO. 63751 MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 2019 Upsets, shocks as polls results trickle in •Saraki, Akpabio, Olujimi, Alasoadura lose out in Senate •Dogara, Melaye, Borrofice win •APC, PDP tango over election results —Pgs 8 & 9 BIG-NAME WINNERS, LOSERS •Saraki loses seat •Ajimobi loses in 4 of 4 declared LGAs •Buhari wins in 7 of 7 declared LGAs in Borno •Buhari wins 10 of 10 declared LGAs in Kano •Buhari wins 4 declared LGAs in Yobe •Dogara wins seat in Bauchi PDP alleges arrest of Buba Galadima, asks DSS to INEC adjourns collation of presidential election results to today •Buhari wins Ekiti, Olujimi loses seat, Opeyemi Bamidele, Adetunbi win •Akpabio losing in Akwa Ibom North-east •APC wins Senate, 3 federal constituency seats in Edo North •Buhari wins first LGA in Oru East as Atiku wins Isu, Oguta and Nwangele LGAs in Imo; Orji Kalu wins Senate seat in Abia •Senator Nelson Effiong (APC) defeated by Mrs. Akon Eyakenyi (PDP) — Akwa Ibom •PDP wins 9 of 13 declared LGAs in Oyo release him 9 8 We’ll accept results 9 declared at polling units, PDP insists COLUMNISTS OWEI LAKEMFA SOBOWALE HENRY BOYO 33 31 32 By Our Reporters A BUJA—The country’s political landscape quaked, yesterday, as results of last weekend’s Presidential and National Assembly elections filtered in. Anxiety about the fate of some of the National Assembly leading officials came as the two leading presidential candidates, President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and Atiku Abubakar of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, expressed confidence in claiming victory. While awaiting the official results from the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Atiku’s aides pointed at their cloud storage system which they said showed that Continues on Page 5 Mr & Mrs