2019: INEC Registers 23 New Political Parties

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has registered 23 new political parties bringing the total number of parties to 91.

Some of the parties include: The Advanced Alliance Party, Zenith Labour Party, Liberation Movement, Save Nigeria Congress, United Patriots, Youth Party, among others.

According to INEC, the newly registered political parties will receive their Certificates of Registration from the Commission on August 16, 2018, at its headquarters.

Also, the commission announced that the deadline for the Continuous Voter Registration was extended by two weeks.

National Commissioner and Member, Voter Education and Publicity Committee, Mohammed Kudu Haruna said as at August 11, the Commission had registered an additional 12, 139,061 new voters and the exercise will continue in all the designated registration centres until August 31.

Registration will take place every day between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm except on public holidays.

See the newly registered parties below.

1Advanced Alliance PartyAAP
2Advanced Nigeria Democratic PartyANDP
3African Action CongressAAC
4Alliance for a United NigeriaAUN
5Alliance of Social DemocratsASD
6Alliance National PartyANP
7Allied People’s MovementAPM
8Change Nigeria PartyCNP
9Congress Of PatriotsCOP
10Liberation MovementLM
11Movement for Restoration and Defence of DemocracyMRDD
12Nigeria Community Movement PartyNCMP
13Nigeria for DemocracyNFD
14Peoples Coalition PartyPCP
15Reform and Advancement PartyRAP
16Save Nigeria CongressSNC
17United PatriotsUP
18United Peoples Congress UPCUPC
19We The People NigeriaWTPN
20YES Electorates SolidarityYES
21Youth PartyYP
22Zenith Labour PartyZLP
23Alternative Party of NigeriaAPN



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