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2019 General Elections


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2019 General Elections refers to elections all over the country for the Presidency, Governorships, Senate and House of Assembly Seats. Go Here for information on the 2019 Presidential Elections.

The elections are for;

ELECTION BREAKDOWN:

Presidency: President and Vice-President (1 pair)

National Assembly: 360 seats in the Lower Chamber (House of Assembly) and 109 seats in the Upper Chamber (Senate).

Gubernatorial: 33 seats out of 37 (

State House of Assembly: March 2nd 2019 (Saturday)

ELECTION DATES:

Presidency: February 16th 2019 (Saturday)

National Assembly: February 16th 2019 (Saturday)

Gubernatorial: March 2nd 2019 (Saturday)

State House of Assembly: March 2nd 2019 (Saturday)

REGISTERED PARTIES:

There are 91 Registered Political Parties in Nigeria, too long a list to list here, but you can see a full list here.

Here are the top 10 national parties

Party Name Party Acronym
All Progressives Congress APC
All Progressives Grand Alliance APGA
Alliance For Democracy AD
Alliance for New Nigeria ANN
Kowa Party KP
Labour Party LP
People For Democratic Change PDC
Peoples Democratic Movement PDM
Peoples Democratic Party PDP
Young Progressives Party YPP

 

TOP CONTENDERS:

Presidency: Mohammadu Buhari (APC - Incumbent President), Atiku Abubakar (PDP - Leading contender), Kingsley Moghalu (YPP Dark House) and Fela Durotoye (ANN Dark House)

National Assembly: View this article on the 2019 National Assembly Elections

Gubernatorial: View this article on the 2019 Governorship Elections

State House of Assembly: View this article on the 2019 State Assembly Elections

KEY NATIONAL PLAYERS AND THEIR ROLES

NAME ROLE
Adams Oshiomole Party Leader of the APC
Uche Secondus Party Leader of the PDP
Bukola Saraki Senate President and Director of the PDP Presidential Campaign
Rotimi Amechi Minister of Transport and Director of the APC Presidential Campaign
Mahmood Yakubu INEC Chairman
Walter Nkanu Onnoghen Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
Abubakar Adamu Mohammed Inspector General of Police
Tukur Yusuf Buratai Chief of Defence Staff
Mohammadu Buhari Incumbent President

 

Updated 2 Months ago
 

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