The next Nigerian Presidential election is scheduled to be held on February 25, 2023. Incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari, a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is term-limited and will not seek reelection.
As of June 2023, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has nominated Atiku Abubakar, former Vice President (1999-2007), as its candidate. The incumbent APC has nominated APC Leader and former Lagos State Governor (1999-2007) Bola Tinubu. After loosing the PDP nomination, Peter Obi has become the Labor Party's candidate. Rabiu Kwankwaso of the New Nigeria People Party is the fourth major candidate.
To win a Nigerian election in the first round when there are more than two candidates the victor needs the most votes and at least 25% of the vote in 24 of 36 states.
Note the above sentence was edited on February 28, 2023 to correct an error. The original text containing the error is below.
To win a Nigerian election in the first round you need 50.01+ % of the vote and at least 25 % of the vote in 24 of 36 states.
Who will win the 2023 Nigerian Presidential Election?
This question will resolve based on credible international media reports of who is Nigeria's next president.
If there is a run-off because a candidate fails to get a majority or a quorum of states, the question will resolve based on the final winner of the election.