Today, 23 February 2019 Nigerians would vote in the sixth presidential and national assembly elections since the country’s return to democracy in 1999.
Nigerians are expected to choose from 72 Presidential candidates and 6584 National Assembly candidates.
91 political parties are participating in the 2019 general elections, however, some would not be fielding candidate for the position of the president.
According to the figures recently released by INEC, there are currently 84,004,084 registered voters compared to 67,422,005 in the 2015 elections.
In the build-up to the elections, Incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress and Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party have popped up clearly as top contenders for the office of the president.