INEC deregisters 74 political parties. Here’s full list of those that survived and those deregistered

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Independent National Electoral Commission, on Thursday, deregistered 74 political parties as preparations for the 2023 general elections gather momentum.

With the new decision, Nigeria now has 18 political parties, according to the INEC Chairman, Mr Mahmood Yakubu, at a press conference in Abuja.

The successful parties are Accord Party, Action Alliance, African Action Congress, African Democratic Congress, All Progressives Congress, All Progressives Grand Alliance and Allied Peoples Movement.

Others are Labour Party, New Nigeria Peoples Party, National Rescue Movement, Peoples Democratic Party, Peoples Redemption Party, Social Democratic Party, Young Progressives Party, and Zenith Labour Party.

According to him, 75 parties didn’t satisfy the requirement but one went to court.

Mahmood also said the Booth Party, which registered after 2019, would continue to exist

“Nigeria now has 18 parties,” Mahmood stated.

Here is the full list of the 74 deregistered parties:

(1) AAP – Advanced Allied Party

(2) ABP – All Blending Party

(3) ACD- Advanced Congress Of Democrats

(4) ACPN – Allied Congress Party Of Nigeria

(5) AD – Alliance For Democracy

(6) AGA – All Grassroots Alliance

(7) AGAP – All Grand Alliance Party

(8) ANDP – Advanced Nigeria Democratic Party

(9) ANN – Alliance For New Nigeria

(10) ANP – Alliance National Party

(11) ANRP – Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party

(12) APA – African People Alliance

(13) APDA – Advanced People’s Democratic Alliance

(14) APN – Alternative Party Of Nigeria

(15) ASD – Alliance Of Social Democrats

(16) AUN – Alliance For A United Nigeria

(17) BNPP – Better Nigeria Progressive Party

(18) CAP – Change Advocacy Party

(19) CC – Coalition For Change

(20) CNP – Change Nigeria Party

(21) COP – Congress Of Patriots

(22) DA – Democratic Alternative

(23) DPC – Democratic People’s Congress

(24) DPP – Democratic People’s Party

(25) FDP – Fresh Democratic Party

(26) FJP – Freedom And Justice Party

(27) GDPN – Grassroots Development Party Of Nigeria

(28) GPN – Green Party Of Nigeria

(29) HDP – Hope Democratic Party

(30) ID – Independent Democrats

(31) JMPP – Justice Must Prevail Party

(32) KP – Kowa Party

(33) LM – Liberation Movement

(34) LPN – Legacy Party Of Nigeria

(35) MAJA – Mass Action Joint Alliance

(36) MDP – Modern Democratic Party

(37) MMN – Masses Movement Of Nigeria

(38) MPN – Mega Party Of Nigeria

(39) MRDD – Movement For The Restoration And Defence Of Democracy

(40) NAC – National Action Council

(41) NCMP – Nigeria Community Movement Party

(42) NCP – National Conscience Party

(43) NDCP – Nigeria Democratic Congress Party

(44) NDLP – National Democratic Liberty Party

(45) NEPP – Nigeria Elements Progressive Party

(46) NFD – Nigeria For Democracy

(47) NGP – New Generation Party Of Nigeria

(48) NIP – National Interest Party

(49) NPC – Nigeria People’s Congress

(50) NPM – New Progressive Movement

(51) NUP – National Unity Party

(52) PCP – People’s Coalition Party

(53) PDC – People For Democratic Change

(54) PDM – People’s Democratic Movement

(55) PPA – Progressive People’s Alliance

(56) PPC – Providence People’s Congress

(57) PPN – People’s Party Of Nigeria

(58) PPP – People’s Progressive Party

(59) PT – People’s Trust

(60) RAP – Reform And Advancement Party

(61) RBNP – Re-Build Nigeria Party

(62) RP – Restoration Party Of Nigeria

(63) SNC – Save Nigeria Congress

(64) SNP – Sustainable National Party

(65) SPN – Socialist Party Of Nigeria

(66) UDP – United Democratic Party

(67) UP – United Patriots

(68) UPC – United People’s Congress

(69) UPN – Unity Party Of Nigeria

(70) UPP – United Progressive Party

(71) WTPN – We The People Nigeria

(72) YDP – Young Democratic Party

(73) YES – Electorates Solidarity

(74) YP – Youth Party

 

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