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The List of Political Parties in Nigeria (Complete List)

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Full List Of Political Parties in Nigeria in 2022, Their Slogan, Abbreviation And Their Leaders. In this article, all the current 18 registered political parties will be revealed, Do you know that there are several political parties in Nigeria whose members represent the public at various levels of government.

List of Political Parties in Nigeria

Nigeria operates a multi-party system. This means that as many registered and approved parties as possible are allowed to present candidates to vie for public office.

Most people do not know but there are presently 18 INEC recognized Political Parties in Nigeria(Updated for 2022). The top three Political Parties at the moment still remains All Progressive Congress (APC), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP),  and All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA).

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FULL LIST OF ALL THE POLITICAL PARTIES IN NIGERIA(OLD LIST)

LOGO PARTY NAME PARTY ACRONYM
Accord A
Action Alliance AA
All Blending Party ABP
Advanced Congress Of Democrats ACD
Allied Congress Party of Nigeria ACPN
Alliance For Democracy AD
African Democratic Congress ADC
Action Democratic Party ADP
All Grassroots Alliance AGA
ALL GRAND ALLIANCE PARTY AGAP
Alliance for New Nigeria ANN
Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party ANRP
African Peoples Alliance APA
ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS APC
Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance APDA
All Progressives Grand Alliance APGA
ACTION PEOPLES PARTY APP
BETTER NIGERIA PROGRESSIVE PARTY BNPP
Coalition for Change C4C
DEMOCRATIC ALTERNATIVE DA
Democratic Peoples Congress DPC
Democratic Peoples Party DPP
Freedom and Justice Party FJP
FRESH DEMOCRATIC PARTY FRESH
Grassroots Development Party of Nigeria GDPN
Green Party of Nigeria GPN
HOPE DEMOCRATIC PARTY HDP
INDEPENDENT DEMOCRATS ID
Justice Must Prevail Party JMPP
Kowa Party KP
Labour Party LP
Legacy Party of Nigeria LPN
Mass Action Joint Alliance MAJA
Modern Democratic Party MDP
MASSES MOVEMENT OF NIGERIA MMN
Mega Progressive Peoples Party MPPP
NATIONAL ACTION COUNCIL NAC
National Conscience Party NCP
Nigeria Democratic Congress Party NDCP
NATIONAL DEMOCRATIC LIBERTY PARTY NDLP
NIGERIA ELEMENTS PROGRESSIVE PARTY NEPP
New Generation Party of Nigeria NGP
National Interest Party NIP
New Nigeria Peoples Party NNPP
NIGERIA PEOPLES CONGRESS NPC
New Progressive Movement NPM
National Rescue Movement NRM
NATIONAL UNITY PARTY NUP
People’s Alliance for National Development & Liberty PANDEL
People For Democratic Change PDC
Peoples Democratic Movement PDM
Peoples Democratic Party PDP
Progressive Peoples Alliance PPA
Providence People’s Congress PPC
Peoples Party of Nigeria PPN
PEOPLES PROGRESSIVE PARTY PPP
PEOPLES REDEMPTION PARTY PRP
People’s Trust PT
Re-build Nigeria Party RBNP
Restoration Party of Nigeria RP
Social Democratic Party SDP
Sustainable National Party SNP
Socialist Party of Nigeria SPN
United Democratic Party UDP
Unity Party of Nigeria UPN
United Progressive Party UPP
YOUNG DEMOCRATIC PARTY YDP
Young Progressive Party YPP

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FULL LIST OF ALL 18 THE POLITICAL PARTIES IN NIGERIA(CURRENT LIST)

  • Accord (A)
  • Action Alliance (AA)
  • Action Democratic Party (ADP)
  • Action Peoples Party (APP)
  • African Action Congress (AAC)
  • African Democratic Congress (ADC)
  • All Progressive Congress (APC)
  • All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA)
  • Allied Peoples Movement (APM)
  • Boot Party (BP)
  • Labour Party (LP)
  • National Rescue Movement (NRM)
  • New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP)
  • Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)
  • Peoples Redemption Party (PRP)
  • Social Democratic Party (SDP)
  • Young Progressives Party (YPP)
  • Zenith Labour Party (ZLP)

How many parties were deregistered?

In February 2020, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) deregistered 74 political organizations from participating in subsequent elections in Nigeria. The announcement was made by the INEC chairman Mahmood Yakubu in Abuja.

Speaking about the exercise, Yakubu noted that the deregistered parties had failed to meet constitutional requirements related to the minimum votes per state.

There are 18 political parties in Nigeria, with two having the most members in the country’s House of Representatives and Senate. Some active parties have representation in state assemblies only, while others have no representation in the legislative bodies.


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