All Progressives Congress
|Caretaker Chairman||Mai Mala Buni (YO)|
|Nigerian President||Muhammadu Buhari (KT)|
|Nigerian Vice President||Yemi Osinbajo (LA)|
|Senate President||Ahmed Lawan (YO)|
|Speaker House of Representatives||Femi Gbajabiamila (LA)|
|Founded||6 February 2013|
|Headquarters||40 Blantyre Street, off Adetokunbo Ademola Street, Wuse II, Abuja, FCT|
|Colours||Green, white, blue, red(customary)|
|Seats in the House|
217 / 360
|Seats in the Senate|
64 / 109
20 / 36
Formation[change | change source]
APC was formed February 2013. It is the amalgamation of three political parties – the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), the All Nigeria Peoples Party (ANPP), a faction of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) and the new PDP - a faction of then opposition party People's Democratic Party.
References[change | change source]
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- "Nigeria's Four Biggest Opposition Parties Agree to Merge". Bloomberg.com. 7 February 2013. Retrieved 26 April 2021.
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- Ambrose I Egwim, PhD. "IDEOLOGICALLY SPEAKING: THE DEPARTURE OF ALL PROGRESSIVE CONGRESS FROM PEOPLES DEMOCRATIC PARTY". Socialscientia Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities.
- Campbell, John (9 October 2018). "The Stage Is Set for Nigeria's February 2019 Presidential Election". Council on Foreign Relations. Retrieved 4 March 2019.
- ""APC lacks internal democracy" - Ex-Deputy Chairman, Annie Okonkwo rejoins PDP". Daily Post Nigeria. 25 October 2014. Retrieved 26 April 2021.