Presidential candidates contesting for the Office of the President in the 2019 general elections
2019 Presidential Candidates
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He is a Nigerian human rights activist, pro-democracy campaigner and founder of the online news agency, Sahara Reporters. He was born in Ondo State.
He was born in Imo State. Chike is an Educator, Entrepreneur, Investor, Humanitarian, Bio-medical Engineer.
A prominent citizen of Nigeria, community leader, and businessman. Owner and CEO of a successful Engineering Company, specializing in real property development, with international reputation. Founder, Indiana Chapter of the USA-based Nigerians in the Diaspora Organization (NIDO). Volunteer organizer of immigration outreach services on behalf of Nigeria Diaspora communities and the Nigerian Consulate, New York. Life-long commitment to helping people to maximize their potential through his Capacity Building Ministries. Committed to the principle of servant leadership.
Moses Godia Shipi, was appointed as Personal Assistant to the Governor of Bauchi State, Alh. (Dr). Malam Isah Yuguda in 2008 and 2010 respectively. Moses Godia Shipi, was also an active member of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and he is currently the National Chairman of ALL BLENDING PARTY (ABP) which makes him the youngest political party Chairman in Nigeria.
Oby served as Federal Minister of Solid Minerals and then as Federal Minister of Education during the second-term presidency of Olusegun Obasanjo. Since then, she served as the Vice-President of the World Bank’s Africa division from May 2007 to May 2012. She is also the co-founder of #BringBackOurGirls.
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He was born in Ondo State. He served as Students Representatives Council (SRC) in Lagos State University (LASU), 2002/2003 Academic session.
He contested for the Lagos State House of Assembly, Kosofe Constituency II in 2015 under the (AD). In 2016, he was an aspirant of AD during the Ondo State Gubernatorial Election.
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Born on 1st July 1954 in Bida Local Government of Niger State. He is the first son of Alhaji Yusuf Sani, Ciroman Samarin Nupe. Engr Sani began his career with NNPC and was appointed the Administrative Officer/Depot Chief of the PPMC Depot in Kano from 1980-1983. While at PPMC he carried out a motion and time study of the operations at the depot and consequently introduced some innovations in the loading operations at the depot.
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Chuks Nwachuku has been engaged in active private practice ever since. He is an advocate of repute and has been involved in important public interest litigations such as the quest of shareholders of the banks that were compulsorily taken over by the Central Bank of Nigeria under Lamido Sanusi (now Emir of Kano), to regain the banks or be compensated adequately as required by law.
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He was born in Oyo State. He’s a business consultant, leadership expert, and motivational speaker.
The Rev. Prof. Yusufu Ameh Obaje was born on December 15, 1949 at Inye, Ankpa Local Government in Kogi East Senatorial District, to Madam Ajuma Ameh and Mr. Ameh Obaje (deceased). He is married to Mrs. Justina Obaje and both have a son, Eleojo Ameh Obaje.
Prof Obaje is of the Royal family on both sides of his parents, as both father and mother belong to the regnant lineage of their ancestral villages, Inye and Ogodu respectively.
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He is a Nigerian businessman, economist and writer. He is the CEO of Global Analytics Consulting Limited.
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He was born in Katsina State. He is the incumbent President of Nigeria. He was a former military Head of State (1983 – 1985).
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A Retired Major General.
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She is an established entrepreneur with over 30 years of experience, she holds a master’s degree holder in law from University of Hertfordshire, UK. In 1994, she founded a charity organisation, Compassion Ministries. She is a preacher and has spoken on Christian teachings on various international conferences.
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After his national youth service with the Okada Airlines in Port Harcourt, he set up a business enterprise called Royal Arts Ventures, dealing in the production and sales of designer artworks. In 1993, he joined the Liman Bravo Mortgage Bank from where he moved to Yabak Telecoms from where he later resigned to prepare for his calling to ministry.
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A retired engineer with Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet).
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Rev. Chris Okotie is a celebrity pastor, lawyer, politician, fashion icon, author, political activist, columnist, role model, world-class theologian, quintessential news-maker, erudite teacher.
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Davidson Akhimien is the National President of the Association of Licensed Private Security Practitioners of Nigeria (ALPSPN). He is also an ordained pastor, seeking a presidential political office on the platform of Grassroots Democratic Party of Nigeria (GDPN).
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Chief Eke’s working experience cuts across private sector (Engineering firm, Hospitality business – Protea Hotels South Africa, Public sector- Namibian High Commission. In Politics- Citizens Popular Party (CPP) and rose to the Chairmanship of the party.
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National chairman for political party Independent Democrats (ID).
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Apostle Sunday Chikendu Chukwu-Eguzolugo is from Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra.
He was born on 20th August, 1979 and he was the Chief Executive of his clearing and forwarding agency, Phildelson W. A Limited at International Trade Fair Complex, Lagos until 1995 when he started experiencing supernatural encounters indicating a divine assignment for the rescue of the nation from corruption and self-destruction and her restoration into a glorious future beyond human imagination.
He was born in Oyo state. He is the Chairman/CEO of Mothergold Limited. A former Regional Coordinator for the Department for International Development.
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A Nigerian educational consultant and an associate professor of linguistics with specialization in applied linguistics and communication. She is a former director of the Centre for Vocational Skills, Entrepreneurial and General Studies, Rivers State University of Education, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. She is a linguist, educationist, poet, communication expert, advocacy and activist. Adesanya-Davies holds a Doctor of Divinity (D.D) Degree and Professor of Divinity (Honoris Causa) Award of Northwestern Christian University, Florida, US. She is an Academic and educational consultant at Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria Current 2012–2015.
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Chairman of the political party, MPN. Hamisu was also the presidential candidate of formerly called MPPP party for the 2015 presidential elections.
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Cengiz is the founder and president of Rakad International School, Hotoro, Kano state; President, World Organisations for Early Child Education and also President and founder of Northern Women Political Enlistment Campaign.
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- Akpua, who is a lawyer He Holds LLB (Hons) from The Nnamdi Azikiwe University Awka
- He holds a Diploma in Computer Science from London Computer College
- He is a Fellow of Alternative Dispute Resolution
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He owns Archibong Law Firm in the United States of America where he practices litigation in a variety of areas.
He also owns various other companies including ClerkCentral and AmazingTower Foundation. Through AmazingTower Foundation, Archibong, Esq., has successfully provided access to health care for school children who are in school in Nigeria.
She is a Nigerian businesswoman, lawyer, and politician. Atuejide’s interest in politics was piqued while she was at the Nigerian Law School in Abuja. She pulled together her colleagues at the law school who shared similar political ideals with her, and they together set out on the journey to form a political party. This resulted in the formation and registration of the National Interest Party (NIP).
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From Igboland, Nigeria to the coasts of California, USA, Ikechukwu Keke has been making waves across the world, driven by his pure passion to help people. His journey began with his family as the fourth child among ten, a royal clan in the Umukwu Odenkwume community in Obowo, Imo State Nigeria.
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Usman Ibrahim Alhaji was born on 27th July, 1970; He held from Marafakka, Kalgo Local Government Area of Kebbi State. He attended Army Children’s School, North Bank, Makurdi from 1976 to 1982 and Government Secondary School, Barracks, Makurdi, from 1982 to 1987, Bayero University Kano and University of Maiduguri. He is a graduate of Library and Information Science.
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The Chairman of the United Christian Leaders Eagle Eyes Forum (UCLEEF),
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He was a former Vice President of Nigeria (1999 to 2007).
Hamza al-Mustapha was the Chief Security Officer (CSO) of General Sani Abacha, military head of state of Nigeria from November 1993 to June 1998. After Abacha’s death, he was arrested and tried for murder and attempted murder of Alhaja Kudirat Abiola. On 30 January 2012, a Lagos High Court sitting at Igbosere convicted Major Hamza Al-Mustapha over the murder of Kudirat Abiola, the wife of the acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993 Presidential election, Chief Moshood Abiola. He was also sentenced to death by hanging but was discharged and acquitted of the crime by the appeal court, Lagos division on Friday, July 12, 2013.
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Politician and Chairman of Oilworld Limited, Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim, is a charming personality.
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Director of the Reclaim Your Country (RYC) movement, an Openmind Foundation project, a charity set up in 2008 to transform the mind-set of our countrymen and women. I am of Ndi-Igbo origin. Bearing in mind we have never met before, and considering the importance of the RYC movement, which I hope you will consider joining, I will like to start with a confidence-building and inspirational testimony.
Has participated, and collaborated in organizing workshops, seminars, and training conferences for Warri Refinery and Petro-chemical Company, Port-Harcourt Refinery and Petro-chemical Company, Delta Steel Ltd., Warri, Delta Glass Limited Ugheli, Plateau State Printing and Publishing Company Ltd., Raw Materials Research and Development Council, Abuja, Federal Judicial Service Commission, Abuja, Amalgamated Distilleries Ltd, Port-Harcourt, Imo State Housing Corporation, Owerri, Imo Modern Poultry Nig.
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He was elected Speaker of the House in 1982 and Student Union President in 1985 at Ogun State Polytechnic. He joined the Unity Party of Nigeria and served as youth leader under the leadership late Olabisi Onabanjo (former governor of Ogun state). Returning to Lagos after sojourning for work for two years he started his own promotions and production company known as Lloyds Organization. A successful business magnate, he joined the Social Democratic Party (SDP) working to elect Chief Moshood Abiola on June 12, 1993.
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The Gombe state-born candidate is also an animal husbandry professional who is into cattle, poultry and horse care. Sakil is a graduate of Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Kaduna State.
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Ahmed Buhari a Businessman and Information and Communications Technology Consultant, inspired by the political disruptions in France, Canada and Greece which witnessed the emergence of leaders under the age of 45, namely Emmanuel Macron, Justin Trudeau and Alexi Tsipras respectively, Ahmed Buhari believes that can happen in Nigeria.
Peter Nwangwu is a professor of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Clinical Pharmacy, executive assistant to the vice chancellor, University of Nigeria, Nsukka in which capacity he serves as the chief development officer of the university. Nwangwu has won many international awards in the United States, including “2005 Ronald Reagan Gold Medal” by the National Republican Congressional Committee; “2005 Man of the year,”
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Ekoh is the founder of Youth Initiative for Capacity Development and Nation Building and Fatherland Vision Inc. A graduate of Agricultural Economics from Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma.
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ALISTAIR Soyode, Chief Executive of BEN TV came to England when he was only 21 to become a world-renowned footballer. But no sooner than he got there that his dream went to pieces. He tells the story of how he branched into so many areas to make ends meet before finally starting the first black-oriented TV station in UK and Europe which has been changing the erroneous impression many people have of blacks in that part of the world.
He was born in Lagos. Kingsley Moghalu is a political economist, lawyer and former United Nations official, a Professor of Practice in International Business and Public Policy at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University. Umaru Yar’Adua, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (2007–2010) appointed Moghalu Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria in November 2009.