]The primary election of many political parties were concluded over the weekend in line with the directive of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
A first phase in the journey to the highest office in the land, the campaign proper will begin next month.
President Muhammadu Buhari and former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar are the most popular candidates in the 2019 presidential race.
But here is a list of other contestants in the 2019 presidential election.
|1||Muhammadu Buhari||All Progressives Congress (APC)|
|2||Atiku Abubakar||Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)|
|3||Prince Eniola Ojajuni||Alliance for Democracy (AD)|
|4||Tope Kolade Fasua||Abundance Nigeria Renewal Party (ANRP)|
|5||Adesina Fagbenro-Byron||Kowa Party (KP)|
|6||Donald Duke||Social Democratic Party (SDP)|
|7||Moses Shipi||All Blending Party (ABP)|
|8||Ibrahim Usman||National Rescue Movement (NRM)|
|9||Omoyele Sowore||African Action Congress (AAC)|
|10||Fela Durotoye||Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN)|
|11||Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim||Alliance for People’s Trust (APT)|
|12||Obiageli Ezekwesili||Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN)|
|13||Kingsley Moghalu||Young Progressive Party (YPP)|
|14||Eunice Atuejide||National Interest Party (NIP)|
|15||Ahmed Buhari||Sustainable National Party (SNP)|
|16||Alistair Soyode||Yes Electorates Solidarity (YES)|
|17||Edozie Madu||Independent Democrats (ID)|
|18||Hamza Al-Mustapha||People’s Party of Nigeria (PPN)|
|19||Peter Nwangwu||We the People of Nigeria (WTPN)|
|20||Olusegun Mimiko||Zenith Labour Party (ZLP)|