The southern state of Abia has voted overwhelmingly for Labour Party presidential candidate Peter Obi, according to official results currently being announced at the national collation centre in the capital, Abuja.
Mr Obi got 327,095 votes.
Atiku Abubakar of the opposition PDP was a distant second with 22,676. Bola Tinubu, the candidate for ruling APC party, got 8,914.
Atiku Abubakar trounces rivals in Akwa Ibom
The main opposition presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar of the PDP has won the southern oil-rich state of Akwa Ibom.
He garnered 214,012 followed by APC’s Bola Tinubu, who got 160,620.
Labour Party’s Peter Obi got 132,683.
The total votes cast were 587,417 of these 32,328 votes were rejected.
Landslide win for Peter Obi in Abuja
Peter Obi, presidential candidate for the opposition Labour Party, has won the capital, Abuja, with a landslide.
He gained 281,717 votes compared to 90,902 won by his nearest rival, Bola Tinubu of the ruling APC.
The PDP’s Atiku Abubakar took 74,194 votes.
Mr Obi is popular with young voters in urban centres and has also won Lagos state.
His party and the PDP have called for fresh election, alleging irregularities.
Mr Tinubu is leading in the vote so far.
Tinubu just beats Obi in Benue state
Bola Tinubu, the presidential candidate for the governing APC party, has won the vote in Benue state in central Nigeria, official results from the electoral commission say.
He gained 310,468 votes, just ahead of the Labour Party’s Peter Obi, who got 308,372 ballots.
According to the results, 27,687 votes in the state were rejected.
Atiku Abubakar, of the main opposition PDP, came third with 130,081 votes.