Governors Ok Merger of Opposition Parties

The plot to unseat the ruling Peoples' Democratic Party ahead of the 2015 general elections has thickened as 10 state governors met to endorse the on-going merger talks by their various political parties.
  • Nigeria:  Nigerian Opposition Parties Merge, Announce All Progressives Congress

    Premium Times, 7 February 2013

    Four Nigerian opposition political parties have merged and will be called All Progressive Congress. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Merger Latest - APC, Opposition's Mega Party Emerges

    Vanguard, 7 February 2013

    THE country's major opposition political parties, yesterday, resolved to merge into a new political party to be known as the All Progressives Congress, APC. read more »

  • Nigeria:  Four Parties Merge to Form APC

    Daily Trust, 7 February 2013

    Four major opposition political parties yesterday merged into a new party which they named the All Progressives Congress (APC). read more »

  • Nigeria:  Merger Fallout - UPP Woos Governor Obi

    Daily Trust, 7 February 2013

    Following Tuesday's endorsement of merger between the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), and Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Merger of Parties - INEC Gives Green Light

    This Day, 6 February 2013

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Wednesday gave green light to the merger of opposition parties, stating that they are within the 90 days stipulation by the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Merger - Opposition Unveils APC As New Party

    Leadership, 7 February 2013

    The merger bid by four opposition political parties was yesterday actualised as they announced the formation of a new party, All Progressives Congress (APC). At no time in the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  10 Governors Endorse Merger of Opposition Parties

    Daily Trust, 6 February 2013

    Ten state governors of opposition political parties met in Lagos yesterday where they endorsed the proposed merger of their parties to challenge the ruling People's Democratic ... read more »


  • Nigeria:  Opposition Parties' Governors Meet, Endorse Merger Plans

    This Day, 6 February 2013

    Governors from the opposition parties in the country rose from a five-hour meeting in Lagos Tuesday to endorse the ongoing bid by their parties to form an alliance that will enable ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  10 Governors Endorse Merger of Opposition Political Parties

    Leadership, 5 February 2013

    Ten state governors in Lagos on Tuesday endorsed the proposed merger of opposition political parties to challenge the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2015 general ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  2015 - 10 Opposition Govs Meet in Lagos

    Leadership, 6 February 2013

    Ten governors from different opposition parties yesterday converged on Lagos with a resolve to oust the ruling PDP from power in the 2015 general election. The meeting of the 10 ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  2015 - Why We Want to Rescue Nigeria - Opposition Govs

    Vanguard, 6 February 2013

    TEN governors drawn from four leading opposition parties yesterday rose from a meeting in Lagos vowing to rescue Nigeria from the abyss she had been flung into by the ruling ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  PDP Reacts to the Meeting of Opposition Govs

    This Day, 5 February 2013

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the meeting of 10 opposition governors, who met to approve merger talks by their parites, as a welcome development, but cautioned ... read more »


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