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2019 Presidential Elections


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2019 Presidential Elections (not to be confused with the 2019 General Electionsrefers to national elections in Nigeria for the specific post of President and Vice-President.

 

ELECTION BREAKDOWN:

Positions: President and Vice-President (1 pair)

Election Date: February 16th 2019 (Saturday)

Top Contenders: Incumbent President Mohammadu Buhari (40%) chance, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar (55%), Kingsley Moghalu 3%, Donald Duke (1.25%), Fela Durotoye 0.75%

Key Parties: PDP, APC, SDP, YPP and ANN.

KEY RULES OF THE ELECTION:

25% Mandate: February 16th 2019 (Saturday)

 

REGISTERED PARTIES:

There are over 30 Presidential Candiates but only a few parties are fielding serious presidential candidates.

Here are the top 5 national parties with serious contenders

Party Name Party Acronym Candidate
Alliance for New Nigeria ANN Fela Durotoye
All Progressives Congress APC Mohammadu Buhari
Peoples Democratic Party PDP Atiku Abubakar
Social Democratic Party SDP Donald Duke
Young Progressives Party YPP Kingsley Moghalu

 

FULL LIST OF PRESIDENTIAL AND VICE-PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES:

  Presidential Candidate Vice-Presidential Candidate Party
1

President Muhammadu Buhari (Incumbent)

Yemi Osibanjo All Progressives' Congress (APC)
2

Atiku Abubakar (Top Contender)

Peter Obi People's Democratic Party (PDP)
3

Donald Duke

  Social Democratic Party (SDP)
4

Kingsley Moghalu

  Young Progressive Party (YPP)
5

Obiageli Ezekwesili

  Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN)
6

Fela Durotoye
  Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN)
7

Omoyele Sowore

  African Action Congress (AAC)
8

Tope Fasua

  Abundance Nigeria Renewal Party 
9

Eunice Atuejide

  National Interest Party (NIP)
10

Olusegun Mimiko

  Zenith Labour Party (ZLP)
11

Adesina Fagbenro-Byron

  Kowa Party (KP)
12

Chike Ukaegbu

  Advanced Allied Party (AAP)
13

Hamza Al-Mustapha 

  People's Party of Nigeria (PPN)
14

Alistair Soyode

  Yes Electorates Solidarity (YES)
15

Obadiah Mailafia

  African Democratic Congress (ADC)
16

Ahmed Buhari

  Sustainable National Party (SNP)
17

Usman Ibrahim Alhaji

  National Rescue Movement (NRM)
18

Eniola Ojajuni

  Alliance for Democracy (AD)
19

Apostle Sunday Chukwu-Eguzolugo

  Justice Must Prevail Party (JMPP)
20

Funmilayo Adesanya-Davies

  Mass Action Joint Alliance (MAJA)
21

Nicolas Felix

  Peoples Coalition Party (PCP)
22

Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim

  Alliance for People's Trust (APT)
23

Habu Aminchi

  Peoples Democratic Movement (PDM)
24

Yabagi Sani

  Action Democratic Party (ADP)
25

Moses Shipi

  All Blending Party (ABP)
26

Peter Nwangwu

  We the People of Nigeria (WTPN)
27

John Ogbor

  All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA)
28

Edozie Madu

  Independent Democrats (ID)
29

Yahaya Ndu

  African Renaissance Party (ARP)
30

Davidson Akhimien

  Grassroots Development Party of Nigeria (GDPN)
31

Ike Keke

  New Nigerian Peoples Party (NNPP)
32

Hamisu Santuraki

  Mega Party of Nigeria (MPN)
33

Habib Gajo

  Young Democratic Party (YDP)
34 Williams Awosola   Democratic People’s Congress (DPC)

 

 

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 5 Months ago
 

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