The independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has published names of 14 presidential candidates for the 2015 general elections.
Details of the names were released on the Commission’s website on Tuesday, showing that one presidential candidate and four vice presidential candidates are females.
The candidates are Sen. Tunde Anifowose-Kelani as the presidential candidate of Accord Alliance (AA) and Mr Ishaka Paul as his running mate, Rufus Salawu as Presidential Candidate of AD and Akuchie Clif as his vice president.
Also published on the commission website were Alhaji Ganiyu Galadima and Ojengbede Farida as the presidential and vice president of ACPN, as well as Dr Mani Ahmad and Obianuju Murphy-Uzohue as president and vice president for ADC.
Others are Ayeni Adebayo as president and Anthony Ologbosere, female for APA, Muhammadu Buhari and Prof. Yemi Osinbajo as president and vice president for APC, while CPC has Chief Sam Eke as its presidential candidate and Hassana Hassan as vice president.
The Hope Party has High Chief Ambrose Owuru and Alhaji Haruna Shaba as president and vice president, while KOWA party has
Comfort Sonaiya and Alhaji Seidu Bobboi as president and vice president.
NCP has Chief Martin Onovo as president and Ibrahim Mohammed as vice president, while PDP presidential candidate is Dr Goodluck Jonathan, and Namadi Sambo as his running mate.
The PPN has Allagoa Chinedu as presidential candidate with Arabamhen Mary (female) as vice president, while Godson Okoye is the presidential candidate of UDP and Haruna Adamu as vice president.
For the UPP, the presidential candidate is Dr Chekwas Okorie and Mr Bello Umar as his running mate.