Twenty Parties Name Their Candidates for Nigerian Elections
No fewer than 20 political parties - apart from the ruling All Progressive Congress and opposition Peoples Democratic Party - have elected their presidential candidates ahead of the February, 2019 general elections. Two candidates to watch are former minister of education Obi Ezekwesili and ex- deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria Kingsley Moghalu.
Obiageli Ezekwesili, a former vice president for Africa at the World Bank, served in Nigeria's government between 2000 and 2007, first as minerals minister and later education ... Read more »
Nigeria's opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has nominated @Atiku Abubakar to challenge Nigeria's President Mohammadou Buhari. Aminu Tambuwal received the second largest ... Read more »
Nigeria went to polls on February 23 to pick a new president. Currently, President Muhammadu Buhari and former vice president Atiku Abubakar are the frontrunners in the 2019 race ... Read more »
Former deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Kingsley Moghalu, has chosen to run for president next year on the platform of the Young Progressive Party. Read more »