Live Updates: 2023 Governorship and State House of Assembly Elections in Nigeria | Latest election updates in Nigeria

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Live Update: 2023 Governaship and State House of Assembly Elections in Nigeria | Latest election updates in Nigeria
Photo: Ballot box for 2023 Governaship and State House of Assembly Elections in Nigeria | Image credit: Facebook @inecnigeria

We are providing real time and live election updates from Lagos, Kano, Rivers and other states in Nigeria to everyone acorss the World on the latest happenings in Saturday's (Today) Elections in Nigeria. 

Let's begin to serve you data from the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC on the Election, it shows that 18 political parties fielded candidates for the governorship elections slated to hold in 28 out of the 36 states of the Federation in Nigeria.

This is so because the governorship elections of eight other states, namely: Anambra, Bayelsa, Edo, Ekiti, Imo, Kogi, Osun and Ondo states are held off-season due to litigations and court judgements. But, State Legislative Elections will be held across the 36 States in Nigeria today.

Let's update you on some records about the election:
  • 18 registered political Parties
  • 3 Major contending Parties - LP, PDP and APC

These are the 28 states where the 2023 Governorship Election will be held in Nigeria:

  1. Abia
  2. Adamawa
  3. Akwa Ibom
  4. Bauchi
  5. Enugun
  6. Cross River
  7. Delta
  8. Jigawa
  9. Kano
  10. kaduna
  11. Kebbi
  12. Kwara
  13. Niger
  14. kaduna
  15. Lagos
  16. Nasarawa
  17. Niger
  18. Benue
  19. Bornu
  20. Eboyin
  21. Katsina
  22. Ogun
  23. Oyo
  24. Plateau
  25. Sokoto
  26. Taraba
  27. Yobe
  28.  Zamfara.
Among the 28 States, most of the governors are seeking re-election, while others are new candidates. Do stay with us here as we share you more live feeds from the 2023 governorship and state house of assembly Elections in Nigeria.


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Live Election Updates for 2023 Governorship and state House of Assembly Elections:

The election process has began and INEC Staffs are already at some of the  the polling units acorss the States; arranging and preparing for the Election.  Updates from the scene at some units show votess are getting ready to vote already.

As at 9:11am, INEC staff have arrived and setting up for the elections at Polling Unit 016, Fofure, in Fofure Local Government Area of Adamawa. Few people can be seen on the queue waiting for the process to begin. 

Polling Unit 016, Fofure, in Fofure Local Government Area of Adamawa. 9:11 am 

Mainwhile, Daily News Report confirmed from a viral video posted by Sahara Reporters where some "thugs" suspected to be for the APC are going around Lagos State, telling the people not to come out if they aren't voting for APC.  This video is coming amid Thursday's viral video where MC Oluomo held a meeting and telling people they must vote for APC, warning the Igbos in the State to stay away. 

Data from the Lagos State in the 2023 Presidential Election shows Labour Party defeated the ruling APC in the State, perhaps that has been one of the reasons the APC is indirectly putting stronger hands in the governorship Election.

As at 9:50am [wat)]: INEC Officials Yet To Arrive At PU 007 LGA: Owerri West Ward: Ihiagwa, Imo State. - Daily News Report.

Here are some trending images from the #NigeriaDecides2023 

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Thugs Hijack, Burn Election Materials in Bayelsa Community | Credit: Sahara reporters

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Some Youths playing Football at Loyi Haruna Street, off second junction, Ikotu

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Low voters turnout as voting commenced in Garatu Ward, Bosso LGA in Niger state

The Election has commenced in some of the States. We have Election ongoing at: PU01, INEC officials have arrived and voting has started at New Haven Health Centre, Enugu North LGA, Enugu; Voting also ongoing at Yenagoa Ward 7, PU 12, Bayelsa State and some other Pus.

[As at 10:15am] Mainwhile, we have report that in Victoria Garden City, Residents In Lagos Accuse INEC Officials Of Changing Polling Units Unannounced On Election Day. 

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Photo Story from the 2023 elections in Nigeria:
Gov. Yahaya Bello casts his votes at Agasa-Ovete, Okene, Kogi State for House of Assembly Candidate

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President-elect, Bola Tinubu voted by 10:39am in the ongoing gov. & State assembly Election in Lagos

Photo: Lagos LP's Gov candidate Rhodes-Vivour votes 11:30am

just as the LP Candidate votes in Lagos State, he Addressed the press. The LP Candidate, Rhodes-Vivour accuses APC of Voter suppression in Lagos, says he’ll go to Court if Governor Sanwo-Olu Wins. Governor Sanwo-Olu is seeking reelection in Lagos State as Governor under the APC Platform.

Mainwhile, there has been low Voter turnout in Enugu Metropolis as INEC Officials are yet to arrive at many polling Units. 

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1:45am: President Mohammadu Buhari casts his vote at his pulling unit in Daura, Katsina State.

Situation Report as confirmed by Daily News Report shows that Party agents are paying voters N1,000 at Polling Unit 003, Umulolo Umuogbugbu, Igbo Eze south LGA, Enugu state.

In Ondo Town of Ondo State, Daily News Report confirmed that the State assembly election is going on smoothly with soldiers patrolling the major highways. 

Although, there seems to be low turnout of voters as most of the PUs in Ward 7, 8, 9, 10 and few others are let with either no voters or just few voters walking in to vote. 

Photo: Ondo West Constituency I house of Assembly candidate of the APC - Otunba Moyinolorun Ogunwumiju casts his Ballot at Okerowo, Ward 9, unit 10 Ondo Town. | Daily News Report.

The three major contenders in the Ondo West, Constituency I assembly Election are: OMO of the APC, AZ of SDP and the Incumbent Honourable Tomide, who is seeking re-election under the PDP.

Election disrupted, ballot boxes burnt, in Isale Ijagba Area, ward 7 Sagamu Local Government Area of Ogun State.

Photo: Vice President of Nigeria - Prof. Yemi Osinbajo and his Wife - Dolapo vote in Ikenne [ 2:50pm] | Credit: FB @Yemiosinbajo

Photo: Lagos PDP Guber Candidate, Olajide Adeniran and his wife voted [3:02pm]

• Breaking News: Oworu, Desmond Elliot’s ‘Main Rival’ in Lagos State House of Assembly Election, Missing On INEC List; Checkout - #LagosDecides'23

The voting has ended, sorting and counting are already going on acorss the PUs in the States. Follow for the LIVE Election Results acorss the States here - Live Election Results For States.

Follow the day two collation of results here - Election Day-2 Results

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  1. Weldone, may God help NIGERIAN

  2. Lahos Election is not going well pls.. APC guys are everywhere.


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