How to Register a Political Party in Nigeria (2022)
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Any person interested in running for political office in Nigeria is required by law to be a registered member of a political party. Candidates in Nigeria must be members of political parties, in contrast to some other nations where people can run as “independent candidates.”
Therefore, you are allowed to create and register your own political party if you have viewed the list of political parties and believe that you do not want to join any of them because none of the parties correspond with your own aims and goals. You have this right under the constitution!
The Constitution grants you the right to form a political party, but you must abide by the rules outlined by the Independent Electoral Commission; you cannot simply band together, go to the printers, print banners, t-shirts, and other materials, and declare yourself a new political party (INEC).
HOW TO REGISTER A POLITICAL PARTY IN NIGERIA WITH INEC
The steps necessary in Nigeria to register a political party at INEC are as follows: