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27022019 - Votes tally: Buhari coasting to victory, Atiku trails

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  • Lagos
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  • Vanguard

27022019 - Votes tally: Buhari coasting to victory, Atiku

The election of ideal leaders and our electoral process (1) 40 KADUNA: Policeman, 26 others killed in fresh Kajuru attack, houses razed 3 People’s wish will always prevail, Saraki reacts to 3 electoral loss Special Economic Zones: FG, DFIs target bn export earnings by 2025 20 VOL. 26: NO. 63753 WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2019 Votes tally: Buhari coasting to victory, Atiku trails •Stop collation of results now, PDP tells INEC; wants polls cancelled in Borno, Yobe, others 4 A B U J A — PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, the presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, jumped into the lead, yesterday, and may be declared winner of the February 23 presidential polls, going by results so far released from the states by the various returning officers. With results from 33 states of the country and the FCT, Abuja, President Buhari has 14,322,804 votes while Atiku has 10,201,980 votes as tallied by Vanguard. The results include 29 states released at INEC National Collation Centre, Abuja, INEC Twitter handle (@inecnigeria) and returning officers across the states. At press time, results for Kebbi, Cross River Continues on Page 5 Naira up to N361.50/$ in I&E window 41 Mr & Mrs Info Graphics by Jide Babatunde How Jonathan gave me N400m before 2015 3 election, Metuh tells court COLUMNISTS DEAR BUNMI 26 PRINCEWILL 17 Court dismisses certificate suit against Buhari 33 Big winners and losers in Ninth Senate 42 ROTIMI FASAN 31 SEE INSIDE