Meet The Nigerians Who Want To Be President In 2019

Meet The Nigerians Who Want To Be President In 2019


Here is a thread of everyone that has so far declared their intent to run for the Presidency in 2019....This is a must read.




1. Kingsley Moghalu

-55 years old

-Professor of Practice in International Business and Public Policy at Tufts University

-Attended UNN and LSE (Ph.D)
-President of the Institute of Governance and Economic Transformation
-Former United Nations official
-Former CBN deputy governor


2. Fela Durotoye

-46 years old
-Public speaker and business strategist
-BSc. Computer Science and Economics, and MBA/MSc. Business Strategy from Obafemi Awolowo University
-Look up the Mushin Makeover Project


3. Donald Duke

-56 years old
-LLB from Ahmadu Bello University, LLM from the University of Pennsylvania
-Former Commissioner for Finance and Planning
-Former Governor of Cross River
-Initiated the Tinapa Free Zone & Resort, and the Calabar Carnival


4. Funmilayo Adesanya-Davies

-55 years old

-Professor of Language and Communication Arts at the Rivers State University of Education

-Degrees from the Universities of Ilorin, Port Harcourt, and Northwestern University
-Founded the Agape Bible Church


5. Muhammadu Buhari

-75 years old
-Current President of Nigeria
-Left secondary school to the army at age 19
-Military Head of State from 1983-1985
-Somehow we put him back in office
-Has so far spent a sixth of his presidency on sick leave


6. Remi Sonaiya

-63 years old
-Retired professor of French Language and Applied Linguistics at Obafemi Awolowo University
-Degrees from Obafemi Awolowo University and Cornell University
-Was the only female candidate in the 2015 presidential election


7. Thomas-Wilson Ikubese

-47 years old

-Chief Medical Director of Sckye Hospital and Diagnostics Limited
-Attended the University of Benin School of Medicine and Surgery
-Also a poet, motivational speaker, radio and television presenter


8. Omoyele Sowore

-47 years old
-Founder and owner of Sahara Reporters
-Degrees from the University of Lagos and Columbia University
-Lecturer at the City University of New York and the School of Arts, New York
-Also a writer, public speaker, and human rights activist


9. Enyinnaya Nnaemeka Nwosu

-40 years old
-Former lecturer at West George College
-Degrees from Asia State University and Robert Gordon University
-Worked with the Royal Bank of Scotland, SERCO Group, the Legal Aid Agency, and Her Majesty's Courts and Tribunals in the UK


10. Ahmed Buhari

-40 years old
-CEO of Skylar Inc.
-Degrees from the Federal University of Technology, and Cavendish College, London


11. Adesanya Fegbenro-Bryon

-59 years old
-Chairman/CEO of Mothergold Limited, Chief Responsibility Officer for Mothergold Consulting
-Degrees from the University of Ibadan and Obafemi Awolowo University
-Former regional coordinator for the Department for International Development


12. Mathias Tsado
-41 years old
-CEO of Matstrutt Nigeria Ltd.
-BSc. Mech. Engineering from the Federal University of Technology, Minna
-Set up the Hope Platform Initiative

-Say he can provide Nigerians with 16-18 hours of constant power within his first 2-3 years in office


13. Eniola Ojajuni

-39 years old (Turning 40 this year)
-Businessman and consultant on imports, exports, and investments
-LLB from Lagos State University, MBA from Ghana Business School

-Previously ran for the Lagos State House of Assembly and the Governorship of Ondo


14. Olu James Omosule
-48 years old

-Attended the City University of New York before dropping out to take care of his ill grandmother
-Former Chief Officer for Scope America Outreach in the US

-Served as General Manager for several US firms


15. Tope Fasua

-47 years old
-CEO of Global Analytics Consulting Ltd.

-Degrees from Ondo State University, London Business School, and Harvard Business School

-National Chairman of the Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party (ANRP)
-Also a newspaper columnist and TV analyst


16. Sule Lamido
-69 years old

-Attended Barewa College

-Former Governor of Jigawa from 2007-2015
-Former foreign minister from 1999-2003
-Briefly jailed and stood trial with his two sons in 2015 for embezzling state funds, blamed his enemies


17. Atiku Abubakar
-71 years old

-Attended Ahmadu Bello University

-Former Vice President from 1999-2007

-Founder/co-founder of Intels, Adama Beverages Ltd., and the American University of Nigeria
-Making his 4th presidential bid under his 4th political party since 1992
-He said he is not desperate to becoming Nigeria president contrary to opinions held by some


18. Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed

-48 years old

-Degrees from the University of Westminster (BSc & PhD)

-Former senator representing Kaduna North

-MD of Baze Research and Data Services Ltd.

-Founder and Co-Chancellor of Baze University, Abuja


19. Iyorwuese Hagher

-68 years old
-Attended Ahmadu Bello University
-Pro-Chancellor of Afe-Babalola University
-Former Nigerian Ambassador to Mexico (2004-2007), and Canada (2008-2012)

-Founder of the Africa Leadership Institute USA
-Also a playwright, poet, and activist


20. Charles Udeogaranya

-46 years old
-Former Lagos State chairman of the defunct African Renaissance Party
-Now a chieftain of the APC


21. Peter Ayodele Fayose

-57 years old

-Current Governor of Ekiti
-Impeached as Governor in his first term in 2006

-Caught in a 37-minute audio recording of a "vote-rigging meeting" for the Ekiti elections in 2014

-Also in 2014, EFCC froze 4 accounts he used to launder ₦4.7billion
-Somehow still governor today, even though his rigging was caught on tape.
-Somehow was allowed to run after being impeached in 2006.
-Has a HND from The Polytechnic, Ibadan.


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