Politics in Nigeria has over time evolved with the creation of new political parties each with its own group of followers.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is saddled with the responsibility of registering all politically parties in Nigeria.
The election periods in Nigeria are usually very stiff with active competition from different political parties.
This periods witnesses numerous campaigns and recruitment of new members to join these political parties.
There are currently 29 registered political parties in Nigeria and each has its unique logo which can be used to identify them. This is important especially during elections as the logo can be a means of identification for the political parties among illiterates who want to vote.
Below is the full list of registered political parties in Nigeria.
- A – Accord
- AA – Action Alliance
- ACD – Advanced Congress of Democrats
- ACPN – Alliance Congress Party of Nigeria
- AD – Alliance for Democracy
- ADC – African Democratic Congress
- APA – African Peoples Alliance
- APC – All Progressives Congress
- APGA – All Progressives Grand Alliance
- CPP – Citizens Popular Party
- DPC – Democratic Peoples Congress
- DPP – Democratic Peoples Party
- FRESH – Fresh Democratic Party
- HDP – Hope Democratic Party
- ID – Independent Democrats
- KP – Kowa Party
- LP – Labour Party
- MPPP – Mega Progressive Peoples Party
- NCP – National Conscience Party
- NNPP – New Nigeria Peoples Party
- PDC – People For Democratic Change
- PDM – Peoples Democratic Movement
- PDP – Peoples Democratic Party
- PPA – Progressive Peoples Alliance
- PPN – Peoples Party of Nigeria
- SDP – Social Democratic Party
- UDP – United Democratic Party
- UPN – Unity Party of Nigeria
- UPP – United Progressive Party
New parties come up with every election and others fold up due to inactivity. But some parties are formidable and grow stronger with each passing day.