The Independent National Electoral Commission has deregistered 74 political parties.
Sixteen political parties survive the deregistration process.
The commission carried out a review of the performance of political parties after the 2019 general elections to see which parties qualify to exists.
This led to the deregistering of 74 parties leaving only 18 political parties in Nigeria.
The successful parties are Accord Party, Action Alliance, African Action Congress, African Democratic Congress, All Progressives Congress, All Progressives Grand Alliance and Allied Peoples Movement.
Others are Labour Party, New Nigeria Peoples Party, National Rescue Movement, Peoples Democratic Party, Peoples Redemption Party, Social Democratic Party, Young Progressives Party, and Zenith Labour Party.