List of All Political Parties in Nigeria (2023 update)

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Hey guys, here we are again today to bring to your notice the list of all political parties that is in our dear country Nigeria.

It’s known worldwide that the major political parties in Nigeria are Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) and All Progressive Congress, (APC). With APC as the ruling political party and PDP as the opposition political party, but I will show you other political parties that you ought to vote for when the for election time comes.

You should already know by now that Nigeria operates a multi-party system. As such, there are many registered political parties in Nigeria. Each of the parties is eligible to presenting their candidates in any election.

Today I am not just going to list the political parties anyhow, rather I will do it base on who be who in the society. Like who the first land for ground and in what year.

Below is the list of all the available political parties in Nigeria based on the year they were formed

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Political Parties in Nigeria Formed in 1960-1966

In the first republic of Nigeria within the space of 1960-1966 were the following political parties formed;

  • Action Group (AG)
  • Borno Youth Movement (BYM)
  • Convention People’s Party of Nigeria and the Cameroons
  • Democratic Party of Nigeria and Cameroon (DPNC)
  • Dynamic Party (DP)
  • Igala Union (IU)
  • Igbira Tribal Union (ITU)
  • Kano People’s Party (KPP)
  • Lagos State United Front (LSUF)
  • Mabolaje Grand Alliance (MGA)
  • Midwest Democratic Front (MDF)
  • National Independence Party (NIP)
  • National Council of Nigeria and the Cameroons/National Council of Nigerian Citizens (NCNC)
  • Niger Delta Congress (NDC)
  • Nigerian National Democratic Party (NNDP)
  • Northern Elements Progressive Union (NEPU)
  • Northern People’s Congress (NPC)
  • Northern Progressive Front (NPF)
  • Republican Party (RP)
  • United Middle Belt Congress (UMBC)
  • United National Independence Party (UNIP)
  • Zamfara Commoners Party (ZCP)

Political Parties in Nigeria Formed in 1979-1983

Only 7 political parties were added to the existing ones. see the list of those parties below;

  • Greater Nigerian People’s Party (GNPP)
  • National Party of Nigeria (NPN)
  • Nigeria Advance Party (NAP)
  • Nigerian People’s Party (NPP)
  • People’s Redemption Party (PRP)
  • Unity Party of Nigeria (UPN)
  • Movement of the People Party (MPP)

Political Parties in Nigeria Formed in 1996-1998

this year ahh, I will say it tried, see the numbers of political parties that were found;

  • National Democratic Coalition (NADECO)
  • Committee for National Consensus (CNC)
  • Democratic Party of Nigeria (DPN)
  • Grassroots Democratic Movement (GDM)
  • National Centre Party of Nigeria (NCPN)
  • United Nigeria Congress Party (UNCP)
  • Justice Party (JP)
  • National Republican Convention (NRC)
  • Social Democratic Party (SDP)

Political Parties in Nigeria Formed in 1999 till Now

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That’s all… These years kill it all, you can take a look of the number of parties formed;

  • Aboki Wawa Arewa Movement (AWAM)
  • African Action Congress (AAC)
  • Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party (ANRP)
  • Advanced Congress of Democrats (ACD)
  • Alliance for Democracy (AD)
  • Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN)
  • Action Democratic Party (Nigeria) (ADP)
  • All Democratic Peoples Movement (ADPM)
  • All Progressives Congress (APC)
  • African Democratic Congress (ADC)
  • Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance (APDA)
  • All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA)
  • All People’s Party (APP)
  • African Renaissance Party [ARP]
  • Because Of Our Tomorrow [BOOT Party]
  • Conscience People’s Congress [CPC]
  • Communist Party of Nigeria (CPN)
  • Citizens Popular Party (CPP)
  • Nigeria Poor People Party (NPPP)
  • Democratic Alternative (DA)
  • Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM)
  • Grassroot Patriotic Party (GPP)
  • Justice Must Prevail Party (JMPP)
  • KOWA Party (KP)
  • Labour Party (LP)
  • Masses Movement of Nigeria (MMN)
  • National Conscience Party (NCP)
  • National Interest Party (NIP)
  • New Democrats (ND)
  • New Generations Party of Nigeria (NGP)
  • Nigeria For Democracy (NFD)
  • National Democratic Party (NDP)
  • People’s Democratic Party (PDP)
  • Progressive Peoples Alliance (PPA)
  • People Progressive Party (PPP)
  • People’s Redemption Party (PRP)
  • People’s Salvation Party (PSP)
  • Restoration Party of Nigeria (RP)
  • Social Democratic Mega Party (SDMP)
  • Socialist Party of Nigeria (SPN)
  • Social Democratic Party (SDP)
  • United Nigeria People’s Party (UNPP)
  • United Progressive Party (UPP)
  • Mega People Political Party
  • Young Democratic Party (YDP)
  • Young Progressive Party (YPP)
  • Youth Party (YP)
  • All Blended Party (ABP)

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