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INEC de-registers 21 political parties

07 December 2012, 07:15

Abuja - The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Abuja on Thursday announced the de-registration of 21 political parties.

The announcement is contained in a statement signed by the Commission's Secretary, Abdulahi Kaugama, in Abuja.

According to the statement, the action is in exercise of its powers based as contained in the I999 Constitution the Electoral Act 2010 as amended.

They are: African Liberation Party (ALP), Action Party of Nigeria (APN), African Political System (APS), Better Nigeria Progressive Party (BNPP), Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) and
Community Party of Nigeria (CPN).

Others are: Democratic Peoples Alliance (DPA), Freedom Party of Nigeria (FPN), Fresh Democratic Party (FDP), Hope Democratic Party (HDP), Justice Party (JP), Liberal Democratic Party of Nigeria (LDPN), Movement for Democracy and Justice (MDJ).

Movement for the Restoration and Defence of Democracy (MRDD), Nigeria Advanced Party (NAP),
New Democrats (ND), National Majority Democratic Party (NMDP) and National Movement of Progressive Party (NMPP) were also de-registered.


The parties include: National Reformation Party (NRP), National Solidarity Democratic Party (NSDP) Progressive Action Congress (PAC), Peoples Mandate Party (PMP) Peoples Progressive Party (PPP) and Peoples Redemption Party (PRP).

The others are: People’s Salvation Party (PSP), Republican Party of Nigeria (RPN), United National Party for Development (UNPD) and United Nigeria Peoples Party (UNPP).

It reiterated INEC's commitment to relate with political parties in accordance with extant laws.

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