APC (All Progressives Congress) – Muhammadu Buhari, born 17 December 1942. Has Masters Degree in Strategic Studies from the US Army War College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in the United States, He fought in the Nigerian Civil War and served as former Head of State and currently the President of Nigeria. No criminal or corrupt records with police or EFCC.
PDP (Peoples Democratic Party) – Atiku Abubakar, born 25 November 1946. Has Diploma in Law from the Ahmadu Bello University Institute of Administration and owns the American University of Nigeria. He served as Custom Officer for 20 years and then, as the former Vice President of Nigeria. He has been contesting for the Office of the President of Nigeria since 1993. He is a billionaire and currently employs over 50,000 people in his businesses. No criminal or corrupt records with police or EFCC
ACP (Allied Congress Party) – Oby Ezekwesili, born April 28, 1963. She holds master’s degree in International Law and Diplomacy from the University of Lagos, as well as a Master of Public Administration degree from the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. She served as the former Federal Minister of Solid Minerals, Nigeria; former Federal Minister of Education, Nigeria; and former Vice-President of the World Bank’s Africa Division. No criminal or corrupt records with police or EFCC.
SDP (Social Democratic Party) – Donald Duke born 30 September 1961. He holds Master’s degree in Business Law and Admiralty from the University of Pennsylvania. He served as the former Governor of Cross River State, Nigeria during which he initiated Calabar Carnival, Obudu Ranch International Mountain Race, and Tinapa Resort. No criminal or corrupt records with police or EFCC.
YPP (Young Progressives Party) – Kingsley Chiedu Moghalu, born May 7, 1963. Has Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) at the University of London, UK. He was the former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria; former United Nations official, and currently Professor in International Business and Public Policy from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. No criminal or corrupt records with police or EFCC.