Nigerians began voting for their President for the next four years today, Saturday, February 25, 2023. Nigeria’s presidential and parliamentary elections have begun, in what is seen as the most open election since Africa’s most populous country transitioned from military rule to democracy in 1999.
2023 General Election: In terms of political parties, the main contenders are the All Progressives Congress, APC, the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, the Labour Party, LP, and, of course, the New Nigerian Peoples Party, NNPP.
The ruling APC’s presidential candidate is Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the PDP’s candidate is Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, former Anambra State Governor Peter Obi is the LP’s candidate, and Rabiu
The NNPP’s standard bearer is Rabiu Kwankwaso.
Other presidential candidates on the final INEC list include:
Imumolen Christopher – Accord Party (AP); Al-Mustapha Hamza – Action Alliance (AA); Sowore Omoyele – African Action Congress (AAC); Kachikwu Dumebi – African Democratic Congress (ADC); Sani Yabagi Yusuf – Action Democratic Party (ADP); Umeadi Peter Nnanna – All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA); Ojei Princess Chichi – Allied Peoples Movement ( (NRM).
Abiola Latifu Kolawole of the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP), Adebayo Adewole Ebenezer of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Ado-Ibrahim Abdumalik of the Young Progressives Party (YPP), and Nwanyanwu Daniel Daberechukwu of the Zenith Labour Party are the others (ZLP).
Today’s presidential election is widely believed to be between three candidates: Peter Obi, Atiku Abubakar, and Atiku Abubakar.