gtag('config', 'G-4J8L8BEK7P');
Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Court

SUPREME COURT AFFIRMS DEREGISTERATION OF 74 POLITICAL PARTIES

The Supreme Court today affirmed the deregistration of 74 political parties in the country by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).

Nigeria now official has 18 political parties recognised by the INEC.

The apex court said the deregistration of the parties was done in line with the laws and compliance with the extant provisions of the Constitution and Electoral Act.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

The INEC had in 2020 deregistered the political parties over their inability to win any election during the 2019 general elections.

Reacting to Friday’s judgment, they described the judgment as a victory for democracy, while also commending INEC Chairman Prof. Yakubu Mahmood for sanitising the Electoral Process.

 

 

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

 

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

In other news

National

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said it may consider alternatives for storing sensitive election materials outside the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)....

National

Political parties in the country have sought an extension of the timelines for the 2023 general elections from the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)....

Court

A Federal High Court in Abuja has refused the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele’s request to restrain the Independent...

National

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said fresh registration in the ongoing nationwide Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) has hit 8,855,996. This was made...

National

The local government office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Kaura Namoda, Zamfara State, has been gutted by fire. According to reports,...

Local

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has disclosed that about 145,000 Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) are ready for collection. Mrs Rosemary Adeniyi, Head of Department,...

Advertisement