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Political Parties in Nigeria – List of Registered Political Parties in Nigeria

List of Political Parties in Nigeria – Nigerian Political Parties

List of Political Parties in Nigeria – Registered Political Parties in Nigeria

The following are the registered political parties in Nigeria as provided by the Independent Electoral Commission.

  1. Accord A
  2. Action Alliance AA
  3. Advanced Congress Of Democrats ACD
  4. Allied Congress Party of Nigeria ACPN
  5. Alliance For Democracy AD
  6. African Democratic Congress ADC
  7. African Peoples Alliance APA
  8. All Progressives Congress APC
  9. All Progressives Grand Alliance APGA
  10. Better Nigeria Progressive Party BNPP
  11. Democratic Alternative DA
  12. Democratic Peoples Congress DPC
  13. Democratic Peoples Party DPP
  14. Fresh Democratic Party FRESH
  15. Green Party of Nigeria GPN
  16. Hope Democratic Party HDP
  17. Independent Democrats ID
  18. Kowa Party KP
  19. Labour Party LP
  20. Masses Movement Of Nigeria MMN
  21. Mega Progressive Peoples Party MPPP
  22. National Action Council NAC
  23. National Conscience Party NCP
  24. National Democratic Liberty Party NDLP
  25. Nigeria Elements Progressive Party NEPP
  26. New Nigeria Peoples Party NNPP
  27. Nigeria Peoples Congress NPC
  28. National Unity Party NUP
  29. People For Democratic Change PDC
  30. Peoples Democratic Movement PDM
  31. Peoples Democratic Party PDP
  32. Progressive Peoples Alliance PPA
  33. Peoples Party of Nigeria PPN
  34. Peoples Progressive Party PPP
  35. Peoples Redemption Party PRP
  36. Social Democratic Party SDP
  37. United Democratic Party UDP
  38. Unity Party of Nigeria UPN
  39. United Progressive Party UPP
  40. Young Democratic Party YDP

Political Parties in Nigeria – The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is the main agent of democracy in Nigeria. INEC is the permanent body created by the constitution to organise Federal and State elections in Nigeria.

In the last elections, 63 political parties participated and were expected to win at least one seat in the National Assembly or State Houses of Assembly or risk deregistration. Results of the elections showed that only 10 parties fulfilled the requirement. They include the People Democratic Party (PDP), Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), Action Congress of Nigeria (CAN), All Nigeria People Party (ANPP), Labour Party (LP), Progressive People Alliance (PPA), Peoples Party of Nigeria (PPN), All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA), Accord Party (AP), Democratic People Party (DPP) and KOWA Party.

Names of Political Parties in Nigeria: The 30 Registered Political Parties in Nigeria from 2014-2016.

S/N LOGO PARTY NAME PARTY ACRONYM
1 Accord A
2 Action Alliance AA
3 Advanced Congress Of Democrats ACD
4 Allied Congress Party of Nigeria ACPN
5 Alliance For Democracy AD
6 African Democratic Congress ADC
7 African Peoples Alliance APA
8 All Progressive Congress APC
9 All Progressives Grand Alliance APGA
10 Citizens Popular Party CPP
11 Democratic Peoples Congress DPC
12 Democratic Peoples Party DPP
13 Fresh Democratic Party FRESH
14 Hope Democratic Party HDP
15 Independent Democrats ID
16 Kowa Party KP
17 Labour Party LP
18 Mega Progressive Peoples Party MPPP
19 National Conscience Party NCP
20 New Nigeria Peoples Party NNPP
21 People For Democratic Change PDC
22 Peoples Democratic Movement PDM
23 Peoples Democratic Party PDP
24 Progressive Peoples Alliance PPA
25 Peoples Party of Nigeria PPN
26 Social Democratic Party SDP
27 United Democratic Party UDP
28 Unity Party of Nigeria UPN
29 United Progressive Party UPP
30 Young Democratic Party YDP


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