Nigeria Unveils New Opposition Party


Four main opposition parties have merged to form the All Progressive Congress party that will challenge President Goodluck Jonathan in the 2015 election.
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  • Nigeria:  IBB Backs APC, Says He's Vindicated On Two Party System

    Leadership, 28 February 2013

    Former Military President General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida IBB has said that the emergence of All progressive Congress APC was good for the political development of Nigeria, ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  IBB Backs APC's Emergence

    Leadership, 1 March 2013

    Former military president General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB) has said that the emergence of the All Progressive Congress (APC) is good for the political development of the ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  ACN, ANPP, APGA, CPC Merge Into New Party, APC

    Premium Times, 7 February 2013

    After months of negotiation, four opposition parties finally announced in Abuja on Wednesday that they have merged into a new political party, All Progressive Congress (APC). read more »

  • Nigeria:  APC Stakeholders to Unveil Logo Next Week

    Leadership, 8 February 2013

    The various stakeholders comprising the newly formed All Progressive Congress (APC), will next week unveil the logo of the new party. read more »

  • Nigeria:  APC Starts in Crisis As APGA Faction Dissociates Self From Merger

    Premium Times, 8 February 2013

    Less than 48 hours after its formation, the All Progressive Congress (APC) has started courting controversy. read more »

  • Nigeria:  APC Will End PDP's Rule Says Lagos ACN

    Daily Trust, 8 February 2013

    Lagos State chapter of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) has described the formation of All Progressive Alliance (APC) as the beginning of the end of the rule of the Peoples' ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  APC Will Rescue Nigeria From Corruption - Senate Opposition

    Leadership, 8 February 2013

    Senators from the newly formed All Progressives Congress (APC) yesterday stated that the new political party will salvage the political, social and economic situation in Nigeria ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  PDP Will Use EFCC, ICPC to Scatter APC - Balarabe Musa, Kaita

    Leadership, 8 February 2013

    Two former governors of old Kaduna State and elder statesmen, Alhaji Lawal Kaita and Alhaji Balarabe Musa yesterday applauded the formation of the All Progressives Congress (APC), ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  CNPP Congratulates New Nigerian Party, APC

    Premium Times, 7 February 2013

    The Conference of Nigerian Political Parties, CNPP, has congratulated the "membership, supporters, leadership, legislators and governors" of the four parties that announced their ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  PDP Challenges New Opposition Party, APC, to Debate On Economy, Others

    Premium Times, 7 February 2013

    Nigeria's ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has congratulated four opposition parties for successfully merging into a new party, All Progressive Congress, APC. read more »

  • Nigeria:  APGA Petitions INEC Against APC

    This Day, 7 February 2013

    The faction of the national leadership of All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) led by Alhaji Sadeeq Massala has formally protested to the Independent National Electoral ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  APC - the Battle Is Set

    Vanguard, 8 February 2013

    The unveiling of the APC as the special purpose vehicle with which the country's major opposition parties hope to contest the political space with the dominant Peoples Democratic ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  APC Alliance Will Not Succeed - Lamido

    Leadership, 7 February 2013

    Gov. Sule Lamido of Jigawa on Thursday said that the alliance between the major opposition political parties in the country would not succeed. read more »

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