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All You Need To Know About Nigeria Presidential Candidates For 2023 Election

As election is fast approaching, every party now have their candidate, the one that is expected to represent them in the 2023 Presidential election. Many Nigerians have their candidates already, however, some don’t even have a clue, so, this article is for you. You might find your Mr Right here. Sit back and enjoy.

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1. Hamza Al Mustapha- Action Alliance (AA)

Hamza Al-Mustapha, a 61-year old man is the former Nigerian Army major and intelligence officer who served as Chief Security Officer to General Sani Abacha, who was Nigeria’s military head of state from 1993 until his sudden death on June 8, 1998.

2. Yabagi Sani- Action Democratic Party (ADP)

Yabagi Yusuf Sani, is a Nigerian politician, Energy and Crude oil expert and is the current National Chairman of The Action Democratic Party. The 64-year old man was the presidential candidate in the 2019 Nigerian general election and also the Presidential Candidate in the 2023 Nigerian general election.

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3. Christopher Imumolen – Accord Party (AP)

Christopher Irene Imumolen is an educationist, a university professor, a serial entrepreneur, a business mogul and a Nigerian Politician. He is the founder of Joint Professional Training and Support International Limited and UNIC Foundation, a non-profit, non governmental organization. He’s a 39-year old man, contesting under the Accord Party.

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4. Omoyele Sowore- African Action Congress (AAC)

Omoyele Sowore is a Nigerian human rights activist, pro-democracy campaigner and founder of an online news agency Sahara Reporters. Sowore, a 51-year old man is the 2023 Nigerian presidential candidate for the African Action Congress party.

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5. African Democratic Congress (ADC) : Dumebi Kachikwu

Dumebi Kachikwu is a Nigerian Billionaire media entrepreneur, the founder and chairman of Roots Television, he’s a politician and Philanthropist. He’s the Presidential Candidate under African Democratic Congress.

6. Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu- All Progressives Congress (APC)

Bola Ahmed Tinubu , is a Nigerian accountant and politician who has been national leader of the All Progressives Congress  since the party’s formation in 2013.  He previously served as the  Governor of Lagos state from 1999 to 2007 and  Senator for Lagos West during the brief  Third Republic. He’s the presidential candidate under APC.

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7. Peter Umeadi- All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA)

Peter is the former justice of Anambra state judiciary. He is a politician and he has successfully won the APGA Primary Election for 2023 presidential election.

8. Yusuf Mamman Dantalle- Allied Peoples Movement (APM)

Dantalle who was the sole presidential candidate of the party was overwhelmingly elected by delegates in the presidential primary held at the party’s national secretariat, Abuja on Wednesday 8th June 2022.

9. Sunday Adenuga- Boot Party (BP)

A business man from Ogun state, South West Nigeria, Mr Sunday Adenuga has clinched the presidential ticket of Boot Party (BP) for the 2023 general election.

10. Peter Obi- Labour Party (LP)

Peter Gregory Obi is a Nigerian politician and businessman, who was the vice presidential candidate in the 2019 Nigerian general election under the People’s Democratic Party (P.D.P). He was the former governor of Anambra State serving from 17 March 2006 to 2 November 2006, when he was impeached and from 9 February 2007 to 29 May 2007 after his impeachment was overturned. He’s the presidential candidate under Labour Party.


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11. Okwudili Nwa-Anyajike- National Rescue Movement (NRM)

Okwudili Nwa-Anyajike has emerged as the presidential candidate of the National Rescue Mission (NRM).
He polled 180 votes to defeat his closest rival, Professor Benedicta Egbo, who scored 30 votes.

12. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso- New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP)

Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso,  is a Nigerian  politician  who was the  Governor of Kano state  from 1999 to 2003 and 2011 to 2015.  After he lost his re-election in  2003, he was appointed the first  Minister of Defence  of the  Fourth Republic  with no prior military background from 2003 to 2007, under the administration of former president  Olusegun Obasanjo. He was later elected to the  Senate  in  2015, serving one term under the platform of the  All Progressives Congress  (APC) representing Kano Central Senatorial District. He’s the chairman of NNPP as well as the presidential candidate.

13. Alhaji Atiku Abubakar- Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)

Atiku Abubakar GCON is a Nigerian politician and businessman who served as the Vice President of Nigeria from 1999 to 2007 during the presidency of Olusegun Obasanjo. He was the PDP Presidential Candidate in 2019 as well the candidate for 2023 elections.


14. Kola Abiola- Peoples Redemption Party (PRP)

First son of the late winner of the 1993 presidential election, Chief MKO Abiola, Kolawole, emerged presidential candidate of the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP).
He won the party’s presidential primary election which was held in Cross River State at the Teachers Training College Calabar on Sunday.

15. Adewole Adebayo- Social Democratic Party (SDP)

Adewole Adebayo is a Nigerian Lawyer and Founder of KAFTAN TV. He is currently running for President of Nigeria as a member of the Third Force Coalition.

16. Prince Malik Ado-Ibrahim- Young Progressive Party (YPP)

Renowned civil rights activist and founder of the Reset Nigeria Initiative, Prince Malik Ado-Ibrahim, is the winner of the presidential primary of the Young Progressives Party.

17. Chief Dan Nwanyanwu- Zenith Labour Party (ZLP)

Dan Nwanyanwu mni, OFR is a Nigerian politician, businessman and lawyer who was chairman of the Labour Party from 2004 until 2014.

We have done our part in introducing all Candidates to you, it’s your turn to get your PVC and get ready to vote your preferred candidates next year.

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