Tag: People's Democratic Party

What Nigeria’s opposition candidate Abubakar promises to do if elected

Abubakar, like Buhari, is a northerner. Analysts say his business background has won him supporters among the southern business elite.

Nigeria’s Abubakar to challenge Buhari in 2019 presidential election after primary race win, what you need to know…

Abubakar, 71 and a former vice president, will stand as the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate.

Nigeria 2019 elections: Atiku clinches PDP’s presidential ticket

As Nigeria's 2019 elections draw closer, events are beginning to take shape as Atiku Abubakar emerged the top choice to run against President Muhammadu Buhari, after clinching the ticket for the main opposition party; the People's Democratic Party. To discuss this in detail CNBC Africa is joined by Eze Onyekpere, Lead Director for the Centre for Social Justice.

Road to Nigeria’s 2019 elections: Assessing the political landscape

Nigeria's ruling All Progressives Congress has held its gubernatorial and national assembly primaries in most part of the country with some party members dissatisfied with the process. The main opposition, People's Democratic Party is not without its own internal challenges. Ahead of the APC's October 6 National Convention, Chude Achike, Political Affairs Commentator joins CNBC Africa for an assessment of Nigeria's political space.

Nigeria 2019 elections: PDP decides presidential aspirant

Ahead of Nigeria’s 2019 General Elections, main opposition, the People's Democratic Party will today screen its presidential aspirants to decide its flag-bearer at the elections. Kenny Okolugbo, Former Commissioner of the Delta State Oil and member of the PDP, joins CNBC Africa from Delta State to shed some light on the screening process and possible outcome.

Former key ally of Nigeria’s Buhari joins opposition party

Nigeria’s Atiku Abubakar, a former vice president and key ally of President Muhammadu Buhari, said on Sunday he had joined the country’s opposition party after quitting the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC)...