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20 Presidential candidates and INEC’s 2019 elections calendar at a glance

As part of efforts to beat the last minute deadline set by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), all parties wishing to present presidential candidates for the 2019 elections have completed their primaries without any case of parallel primaries.

 

Hereunder are the presidential candidates and their parties

All Progressives Congress (APC) – Muhammadu Buhari

People’s Democratic Party (PDP) – Alhaji Atiku Abubakar

Alliance for Democracy (AD) – Prince Eniola Ojajuni

Abundance Nigeria Renewal Party (ANRP) – Tope Kolade Fasua

Kowa Party (KP) – Dr Adesina Fagbenro-Byron

Social Democratic Party (SDP) – Donald Duke

All Blending Party (ABP) – Moses Shipi

National Rescue Movement (NRM) – Alhaji Ibrahim Usman

African Action Congress (AAC) – Omoyele Sowore

Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN) – Fela Durotoye

Alliance for People’s Trust (APT) – Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim

Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN) – Obiageli Ezekwesili

Young Progressive Party (YPP) – Kingsley Moghalu

National Interest Party (NIP) – Mrs. Eunice Atuejide

Sustainable National Party (SNP) – Ahmed Buhari

Yes Electorates Solidarity (YES) – Alistair Soyode

Independent Democrats (ID) – Edozie Madu

People’s Party of Nigeria (PPN) – Hamza Al-Mustapha

We the People of Nigeria (WTPN) – Prof. Peter Nwangwu

Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) – Olusegun Mimiko

 

ACTIVITYDATE
Commencement of campaign by political partiesPresidential & National Assembly – Nov 18, 2018

Governorship & State House of Assembly – Dec 01, 2018

Last day for submission of forms to INEC for electionsPresidential & National Assembly – Oct 18, 2018

Governorship & State House of Assembly – Nov 02, 2018

Publication of personal particulars of candidates for electionsPresidential & National Assembly – Oct 25, 2018

Governorship & State House of Assembly – Nov 09, 2018

Last day for withdrawal of candidate/replacement of withdrawn candidatePresidential & National Assembly – Nov 17, 2018

Governorship & State House of Assembly – Dec 01, 2018

Last day for submission of nomination forms to INEC by political partiesPresidential & National Assembly – Dec 03, 2018

Governorship & State House of Assembly – Dec 17, 2018

Publication of official register of voters for electionsJanuary 07, 2019
Publication of list of nominated candidatesPresidential & National Assembly – Jan 17, 2019

Governorship & State House of Assembly – Jan 31, 2019

Publication of notice of pollsJanuary 02, 2019
Submission of names of party agents for election to LGA electoral officersPresidential & National Assembly – Jan 17, 2019

Governorship & State House of Assembly – Jan 31, 2019

Last day for campaignsPresidential & National Assembly – Feb 14, 2019

Governorship & State House of Assembly – Feb 28, 2019

Dates of electionsPresidential & National Assembly – Feb 16, 2019

Governorship & State House of Assembly – Mar 02, 2019

*Note: The dates and fixtures are still subject to alteration if the National Assembly scales through in upturning the election sequence in its ongoing amendments of the Electoral Act.