Nigeria: Ruling Party 'Sponsoring' New Group

Political actors believe the ruling party is behind the moves to register a new political party in a bid to frustrate the merger plans of the country's leading political parties.

Nigerian Election Commission Wants More Powers

  • Nigeria:  Reveal PDP Sponsors of New APC, CNPP Task INEC

    Vanguard, 12 March 2013

    The Conference of Nigerian Political Parties, CNPP, yesterday, challenged the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC to make public the promoters of the African Peoples ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  INEC - Opposition Parties Will Need New Identity for APC

    This Day, 12 March 2013

    There is a high probability that the opposition coalition party, the All Progressives Congress (APC), might not be registered in its present form by the Independent National ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  FCT Polls - APC Parties Move for Consensus

    Daily Trust, 12 March 2013

    Ahead of the Saturday area councils' polls in the Federal Capital Territory, the All Progressives Congress (APC) has mandated former governor of Kano State, Ibrahim Shekarau to ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  INEC May Recommend Name Change for APC

    Daily Trust, 12 March 2013

    Fresh hurdles have emerged on the path of merging opposition parties working to register the All Progressives Congress (APC) as the Independent National Election Commission (INEC) ... read more »

  • Nigeria:  Another APC Party Emerges, CNPP Kicks

    Premium Times, 11 March 2013

    The Conference of Nigerian Political Parties, CNPP, has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to reject the application for the registration of the Africa ... read more »