Ekiti 2018: Election Observation  Increases  Credibility – INEC PRO tells YIAGA AFRICA

Ahead of the July 14th Governorship Elections in Ekiti State, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said, the commitment of election observers will add value to the credibility of the electoral process. The Commission’s Public relations officer IN Ekiti State, Taiwo Gbadegesin said this on Wednesday while addressing YIAGA Africa’s WatchingTheVote Master trainers in…

YIAGA AFRICA’s #WatchingTheVote set to build National Structure to observe the 2019 General Elections

Ahead of the 2019 General Elections, YIAGA AFRICA’s WatchingTheVote (WTV) has concluded plans to train 48 recruited State Focal Points (SFP) representing the 36 States and the Federal Capital Territory on the Parallel Vote Tabulation (PVT); a special election day observation methodology that deploys statistics and information and communication technology to systematically observe the election.…

Citizens Call for Creation of More Centers, Intensive Sensitization as INEC ends CVR Q1 2018

 YIAGA AFRICA #WatchingTheVote (WTV) Interim Report on the Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) for the Period January 09 to March 06, 2018  YIAGA AFRICA, formerly known as Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth & Advancement is a civic organization promoting democracy, governance and development in Africa through advocacy, research and capacity building. Our goal is to build…

 #WatchingTheVote Election Series: Politicians Greatest Threat to Nigeria’s Electoral Democracy – Jega

Former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said politicians were the greatest threat to Nigeria’s democracy.  Jega said this during the Watching the Vote Election Series held in Abuja with the theme “Is Nigeria’s Democracy Under Threat?, as he explained that the recklessness of Nigerian Politicians to destabilise the democratic process needs…