Abuja - A Federal High Court in Abuja on Thursday ordered the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to restore three political parties that were de-registered in 2012, reports The Nation.
The court held that the parties were deregistered without getting fair hearing from INEC.
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The presiding judge, Justice Adeniyi Ademola, in his ruling also declared as unconstitutional, invalid, null and void, the provisions of section 78(7) (ii) of the Electoral Act 2010 which the commission relied on to deregister the parties.
The three parties are the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP), the Peoples Progressive Party (PPP) and the Better Nigeria Progressive Party (BNPP)
Read more at The Nation.
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