Sunday, February 17, 2019

List Of Presidential Candidates for February 2019 General Elections

FORTHERECORD:Nigeria’s73presidential

The 2019 presidential election will feature the highest number of candidatesinNigeria’shistory.Seventy-threeoutofthe91registered politicalpartieshavepresentedcandidatesfortheelectionholdingon Saturday, February16.
TheIndependentNationalElectoralCommission(INEC)onJanuary17 releaseditsfinallistofpresidentialcandidates.
Twooftheparties,theSocialDemocraticParty(SDP)andAlliedCongress PartyofNigeria(ACPN)haveissuesoverthenominationofpresidential candidates,butbothremainonINEC’sfinallist.
TheelectionsalsohavethehighestnumberofregisteredvotersinNigeria’s historywithover84millionontheregister.
Presidential candidates in past elections

The first presidential election that began the Fourth Republic held on February 27, 1999. It was between Olusegun Obasanjo of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Olu Falae, who ran on a joint ticket of the AllianceforDemocracy(AD)andtheAllPeople’sParty(APP).MrObasannjo wontheelectionwith18,738,154votes.MrFalaescored11,110,287votes.
Thesecondpresidentialelectionin2003had20candidates.MrObasanjo again won with 24,456,140 votes. His closest opponent, Muhammadu BuhariwhoranontheplatformoftheAllNigeriaPeoplesParty(ANPP), scored 12,710,022votes.
Thethirdelectionin2007witnessedadeclineinthenumberofpresidential candidates. There were 18 candidates and former governor of Katsina State,UmarYar’Adua,wonwith24,638,063.MrBuhariagaincamesecond scoring 6,605,299votes.
Thefourthelectionin2011featured15candidates.PresidentGoodluck Jonathanwonwith22,495,187votes,aheadofMrBuhariwhoranunder the platform of Congress for Progressive Change (CPC) and polled 12,214,853votes.
Inthefifthcycleofthepresidentialelectionin2015,14candidateswereon the ballot. President Buhari won the election on the platform of the All ProgressiveCongress(APC),defeatingMrJonathan.
Meet your presidential candidates and their political parties

Belowisthelistofcandidatesandtheirrunningmateswhowillbeonthe ballot onSaturday.
IsaacOsitelu(64–M)–Accord(A)V.P–LawalMuhammad(33–M)– Accord(A)
AbdulRashidBaba(46–M)–ActionAlliance(AA)V.P–UchenduOzoka (49–F)–ActionAlliance(AA)
OmoyeleSowore(47–M)–AfricanActionCongress(AAC)V.P–Rabiu Rufai(42–M)–AfricanActionCongress(AAC)
ChikeUkaegbu(35–M)–AdvancedAlliedParty(AAP)VP–SafiyaOgoh (47–F)–AdvancedAlliedParty(AAP)
ShipiGodia(39–M)–AllBlendingParty(ABP)V.P–OkwuanyasiShaliat (44–F)–AllBlendingParty(ABP)
NwokeaforIkechukwu(42–M)–AdvancedCongressofDemocrats(ACD) VP–AliAbdullahi(65–M)–AdvancedCongressofDemocrats(ACD)
ObiageliEzekwesili(55–F)–AlliedCongressPartyofNigeria(ACPN)V.P– GaniyuGaladima(54–M)–AlliedCongressPartyofNigeria(ACPN)

ObadiahMailafia(61–M)–AfricanDemocraticCongress(ADC)V.P NasiruTanimowo(65–M)–AfricanDemocraticCongress(ADC)
YusufYabaji(64–M)–ActionDemocraticParty(ADP)V.P–Olateru Martin(60–M)–ActionDemocraticParty(ADP)
NwachukwuNwabuikwu(53–M)–AllGrassrootsAlliance(AGA)V.P– TijjaniAlli(39–F)–AllGrassrootsAlliance(AGA)
UmenwaGodwin(54–M)–AllGrandAllianceParty(AGAP)V.P– IbrahimOlaika(43–M)–AllGrandAllianceParty(AGAP)
YusufuObaje(69–M)–AdvancedNigeriaDemocraticParty(ANDP)V.P
SuleGaniyu(54–M)–AdvancedNigeriaDemocraticParty(ANDP)

FelaDurotoye(47–M)–AllianceforNewNigeria(ANN)V.P–Khadijah Abdullahi-Iya(44–F)–AllianceforNewNigeria(ANN)
ShittuMoshood(49–M)–AllianceNationalParty(ANP)V.P–Okere Evelyn(43–F)–AllianceNationalParty(ANP)
TopeFasua(47–M)–AbundantNigeriaRenewalParty(ANRP)V.P– YakubuZakari(42–M)–AbundantNigeriaRenewalParty(ANRP)
AliyuIbrahim(51–M)–AfricanPeoplesAlliance(APA)V.P–Adeleke Aderemi(58–M)–AfricanPeoplesAlliance(APA)
MuhammaduBuhari(76–M)–AllProgressivesCongress(APC)V.P– YemiOsinbajo(61–M)–AllProgressivesCongress(APC)
ShittuMohammed(51–M)–AdvancedPeoplesDemocraticAlliance (APDA)
VP–OlayemiMahmud(53–F)–AdvancedPeoplesDemocraticAlliance (APDA)
JohnGbor(70–M)–AllProgressivesGrandAlliance(APGA)V.P–Gerald Chukwueke(61–M)–AllProgressivesGrandAlliance(APGA)
MammanYusuf(46–M)–AlliedPeoplesMovement(APM)V.P–Duru Nwabueze(43–M)–AlliedPeoplesMovement(APM)
ObinnaIkeagwuonu(38–M)–ActionPeoplesParty(APP)V.P– OmotoshoEmmanuel(39–M)–ActionPeoplesParty(APP)
JohnDara(63–M)–AllianceofSocialDemocrats(ASD)V.P–Abubakar Salisu(60–M)–AllianceofSocialDemocrats(ASD)
AngelaJohnson(59–F)–AllianceforaUnitedNigeria(AUN)V.P– ZayyanuAbubakar(40–M)–AllianceforaUnitedNigeria(AUN)

DavidIze-Iyamu(52–M)–BetterNigeriaProgressiveParty(BNPP)V.P– KofarUmar(39–F)–BetterNigeriaProgressiveParty(BNPP)
GeffOjinikaChizee(57–M)–CoalitionforChange(C4C)V.P–Yakubu Usman–CoalitionforChange(C4C)
LewisAbah(48–M)–ChangeAdvocacyParty(CAP)V.P–MichaelOkojie (43–M)–ChangeAdvocacyParty(CAP)
EmmanuelEtim(38–M)–ChangeNigeriaParty(CNP)V.P–Adeola Zainab(39–F)–ChangeNigeriaParty(CNP)
FrankUkonga(58–M)–DemocraticAlternative(DA)V.P–MusaSaidu (37–M)–DemocraticAlternative(DA)
AwosolaOlusola(58–M)–DemocraticPeoplesCongress(DPC) VP–SeiyefaFetepigi(46–F)–DemocraticPeoplesCongress(DPC)
FelixOsakwe(54–M)–DemocraticPeoplesParty(DPP)V.P– MohammedAli(42–M)–DemocraticPeoplesParty(DPP)
JohnOnwubuya(47–M)–FreedomandJusticeParty(FJP)V.P–Ahmad Muhammad(64–M)–FreedomandJusticeParty(FJP)
ChrisOkotie(60–M)–FRESHpartyV.P–BinutuAdefela(57–M)– FRESH
DavidsonAkhimien(53–M)–GrassrootsDevelopmentPartyofNigeria (GDPN)V.P–IbrahimHamman(56–M)–GrassrootsDevelopmentPartyof Nigeria(GDPN)
SamuelEke(48–M)–GreenPartyofNigeria(GPN)V.P–HadizaMusa (42–F)–GreenPartyofNigeria(GPN)
AlbertOwuru(56–M)–HopeDemocraticParty(HDP)V.P–Yahaya Shaba(42–M)–HopeDemocraticParty(HDP)
NnamdiMadu(48–M)–IndependentDemocrats(ID)V.P–Adamu Abubakar(41–M)–IndependentDemocrats(ID)
SundayChukwu-eguzolugo(46–M)–JusticeMustPrevailParty(JMPP)
V.P – Salihu Iman (44 – M) – Justice Must Prevail Party (JMPP)

AdesinaFagbenro-Byron(59–M)–KowaParty(KP)V.P–UmmarAbbas (54–M)–KowaParty(KP)
KrizDavid(44–M)–LiberationMovement(LM)V.P–AzaelVashi(35–F)
Liberation Movement(LM)

UsmanMuhammed(69–M)–LabourPartyV.P–TomAkpan(42–M)– Labour Party(LP)

Olufunmilayo Adesanya-Davies (56 – F) – Mass Action Joint Alliance (MAJA)V.P–AnthonyIbeneme(43–M)–MassActionJointAlliance(MAJA)
IsahBashayi(43–M)–MassesMovementofNigeria(MMN)V.P– OluwatoyinAdepoju(35–F)–MassesMovementofNigeria(MMN)
HamisuSanturaki(44–M)–MegaPartyofNigeria(MPN)V.P–Chinwe Ufondu(45–F)–MegaPartyofNigeria(MPN)
RabiaHassan(66–F)–NationalActionCouncil(NAC)V.PChineme Uhuegbu(44–M)–NationalActionCouncil(NAC)
BabatundeAdemola(37–M)–NigeriaCommunityMovementParty (NCMP)V.P–AishaTataji(51–F)–NigeriaCommunityMovementParty (NCMP)
YunusaSalisu(48–M)–NationalConscienceParty(NCP)V.P–Funmi James(53–F)–NationalConscienceParty(NCP)
JohnsonEdosomwan(64–M)–NigeriaDemocraticCongressParty (NDCP)V.P–NasiruMohammed(51–M)–NigeriaDemocraticCongress Party(NDCP)
RobinsonAkpua(39–M)–NationalDemocraticLibertyParty(NDLP)V.P
UmaruAhamadu(49–M)–NationalDemocraticLibertyParty(NDLP)

PaulIshaka(60–M)–NigeriaElementsProgressiveParty(NEPP)V.P– AkinfelamiVincent(46–M)–NigeriaElementsProgressiveParty(NEPP)
AsukwoArchibong(50–M)–NigeriaforDemocracy(NFD)V.P–Ite Donald-Ekpo(41–F)–NigeriaforDemocracy(NFD)
EuniceAtuejide(40–F)–NationalInterestParty(NIP)V.P–Muhammad Bello(39)–NationalInterestParty(NIP)
IkeKeke(39–M)–NewNigeriaPeoplesParty(NNPP)V.P–Johnson Omede(30–M)–NewNigeriaPeoplesParty(NNPP)
MaimunaMaina(41–F)–NigeriaPeoplesCongress(NPC)V.P–Yetunde Oluwole(44–F)–NigeriaPeoplesCongress(NPC)
UsmanIbrahim(48–M)–NewProgressiveMovement(NPM)V.P– OnwaNwafor-Orizu(45–M)–NewProgressiveMovement(NPM)
MosesAjibiowu(45–M)–NationalUnityParty(NUP)V.P–Michael Idoko(46–M)–NationalUnityParty(NUP)
FelixNicholas(37–M)–PeoplesCoalitionParty(PCP)V.PBabaAdo(49
M)–PeoplesCoalitionParty(PCP)

AtikuAbubakar(72–M)–PeoplesDemocraticParty(PDP)V.P–Peter Obi(57–M)–PeoplesDemocraticParty(PDP)

PeterAmeh(41–M)–ProgressivePeoplesAlliance(PPA)V.P–Kehinde Edun(52–M)–ProgressivePeoplesAlliance(PPA)
VictorOkhai(52–M)–ProvidencePeople’sCongress(PPC)V.PIyan TamaHamisu(52–M)–ProvidencePeople’sCongress(PPC)
HamzaAl-Mustapha(58–M)–PeoplesPartyofNigeria(PPN)V.P– RobertOpara(53–M)–PeoplesPartyofNigeria(PPN)
GbengaOlawepo-Hashim(49–M)–People’sTrust(PT)V.P–Nwankwo Agwuncha(76–M)–People’sTrust(PT)
IsraelNonyeremDavidson(59–M)–ReformandAdvancementParty (RAP)V.P–DawudHassan(31–M)–ReformandAdvancementParty(RAP)
ChukwudiOsuala(59–M)–Re-buildNigeriaParty(RBNP)V.P– MuhammadFalali(56–M)–Re-buildNigeriaParty(RBNP)
NseobongNsehe(33–M)–RestorationPartyofNigeria(RP)V.P– MohammedAbuh(44–M)–RestorationPartyofNigeria(RP)
SocialDemocraticParty–notfilleded

ThomasDa-Silva(56–M)–SaveNigeriaCongress(SNC)V.P–Aisha Muhammed(54–F)–SaveNigeriaCongress(SNC)
AhmedBuhari(36–M)–SustainableNationalParty(SNP)VP–Nwagu Kingsley(38–M)–SustainableNationalParty(SNP)
IsiakaBalogun(59–M)–UnitedDemocraticParty(UDP)V.P–Shuaibu Muhammad(49–M)–UnitedDemocraticParty(UDP)
MarkEmmanuel(46–M)–UnitedPatriots(UP)V.P–OkekeMoses(72–
M) – United Patriots (UP)

AhmedInwa(62–M)–UnityPartyofNigeria(UPN)V.P–Echemor Nkwocha(59–M)–UnityPartyofNigeria(UPN)
NwangwuUchenna(69–M)–WeThePeopleNigeria(WTPN)V.P OlanrewajuAdebowale(58–M)–WeThePeopleNigeria(WTPN)
AliSoyode(55–M)–YESElectoratesSolidarity(YES)V.PBalkisu Abdullahi(42–F)–YESElectoratesSolidarity(YES)
KingsleyMoghalu(55–M)–YoungProgressiveParty(YPP)V.P–Umma Getso(37–M)–YoungProgressiveParty(YPP)

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