What to Expect from Nigeria's Presidential Election

Nov 12, 2018 | 10:00 GMT
Atiku Abubakar, the candidate from the resurgent People's Democratic Party, hopes to unseat President Muhammadu Buhari, whose health concerns are a factor for Nigerian voters.

Supporters of former Nigerian Vice President Atiku Abubakar celebrate his nomination to represent the People's Democratic Party in February's presidential election. 


Nigeria is barreling toward its next presidential election. On Feb. 16, 2019, President Muhammadu Buhari will appear at the top of the ticket for his ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) party. As the election approaches, lingering concerns about Buhari's health and handling of the economy are good news for Atiku Abubakar, the president's primary challenger and a former vice president, who will be making his fourth effort to enter the presidential office....

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