The primary election of many political parties were concluded over the weekend in line with the directive of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
A first phase in the journey to the highest office in the land, the campaign proper will begin next month.
President Muhammadu Buhari and former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar are the most popular candidates in the 2019 presidential race.
But here is a list of other contestants in the 2019 presidential election.
1. Muhammadu Buhari All Progressives Congress (APC)
2 Atiku Abubakar Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)
3 Prince Eniola Ojajuni Alliance for Democracy (AD)
4 Tope Kolade Fasua Abundance Nigeria Renewal Party (ANRP)
5 Adesina Fagbenro-Byron Kowa Party (KP)
6 Donald Duke Social Democratic Party (SDP)
7 Moses Shipi All Blending Party (ABP)
8 Ibrahim Usman National Rescue Movement (NRM)
9 Omoyele Sowore African Action Congress (AAC)
10 Fela Durotoye Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN)
11 Gbenga Olawepo-Hashim Alliance for People’s Trust (APT)
12 Obiageli Ezekwesili Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN)
13 Kingsley Moghalu Young Progressive Party (YPP)
14 Eunice Atuejide National Interest Party (NIP)
15 Ahmed Buhari Sustainable National Party (SNP)
16 Alistair Soyode Yes Electorates Solidarity (YES)
17 Edozie Madu Independent Democrats (ID)
18 Hamza Al-Mustapha People’s Party of Nigeria (PPN)
19 Peter Nwangwu We the People of Nigeria (WTPN)
20 Olusegun Mimiko Zenith Labour Party (ZLP)