ELECTION SEASON

Political party manifesto is one of the most important information for citizens to consider when deciding who will be their elected representatives. Manifestos are not merely literature used to sway voters at election time. They establish the agenda for government that the party (and their elective offices) will pursue in office. While some manifestos focus on public service like health care and education, others place more emphasis on economic reform. There are 91 political parties is Nigeria. Read manifestos and constitution of all Nigerian political parties. Click HERE

There are 72 presidential candidates for the 2019 Nigerian elections

PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES

Muhammadu Buhari – All Progressives Congress, APC

Alhaji Atiku Abubakar – Peoples Democratic Party, PDP

Donald Duke – Social Democratic Party, SDP

Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim – Alliance for New Nigeria, ANN

Omoyele Sowore – African Action Congress, AAC

Oby Ezekwesili – Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, ACPN

Obadiah Mailafia – African Democratic Congress, ADC

Kingsley Moghalu – Young Progressive Party, YPP

Chris Okotie – Fresh Democratic Party, FDP

Olusegun Mimiko – Zenith Labour Party, ZLP

John Gbor – All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA

Ali Soyode – YES Party

Davidson Isibor Akhimien – Grassroots Development Party of Nigeria, GDPN

Hamisu Santuraki – Mega Party of Nigeria, MPN

Ahmed Bee Buhari – Sustainable National Party, SNP

Ade Fagbenro Bryon – Kowa Party

Moses Shipi – All Blending Party, ABP

Yahaya Ndu – African Renaissance Party, ARP

Chuks Nwachukwu – All Grassroots Alliance. AGA

Yabagi Yusuf Sani – Action democratic Party, ADP

See full list of presidential candidates and their running mates. Click HERE

 

INFOGRAPHICS

The 2019 general election has 84 million voters; 51% youth, 47% female.

Number of registered voters grew from 57 million – 84 million and from 2 presidential candidates – 73 presidential candidates in 20 years.

Occupation distribution of registered voters

Number of voters per state

Timetable for 2019 general elections.