Candidates and Aspirants

INEC publishes the final list of Candidates for Senatorial, House of Representatives, Governorship and State House of Assembly elections, the list seeks to give effect to Orders of Court and replacement of dead candidates.

The 2023 Nigerian elections will be held, in large part, on 25 February and 11 March 2023. During this presidential election year, the President and Vice President will be elected on 25 February with incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari being term-limited. Additionally, there will also be elections on the same day for the Senate and the House of Representatives. On 11 March, twenty-eight gubernatorial elections will be held alongside elections to state houses of assembly in all 36 states.

The President of Nigeria is elected using a modified two-round system. To be elected in the first round, a candidate must receive a majority of the vote and over 25% of the vote in at least 24 of the 36 states. If no candidate passes this threshold, a second round will be held.

Taraba State will elect 3 members for the senate and 6 members of the house of representatives.