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27 Sep
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Bayelsa/Kogi Polls: YIAGA AFRICA Trains, Deploys 48 Long Term Observers

…..To Observe Voter Education, Violent Indicators, Hate Speech, other Pre-election Activities The Bayelsa and Kogi elections is anticipated to be keenly contested, with a lot of expectations from all election stakeholders and it becomes pertinent to engage the process from ...

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23 Sep
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Kogi/Bayelsa Polls: YIAGA AFRICA Engages Citizens on Prime FM, Peoples FM

In a bid to continue to increase citizen participation in the electoral process, YIAGA AFRICA’s WatchingTheVote has  commence a citizen engagement radio program on Prime FM and Peoples FM in Kogi and Bayelsa states respectively. The Radio program tagged “Watching ...

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23 Sep
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Kogi/Bayelsa: Cautious Optimism as Stakeholders Pledge Credible, Peaceful Polls – YIAGA AFRICA 

As the November Governorship elections approach, the roles of every stakeholder increasingly become important ranging from the electoral commission, security agencies, political parties, Civil Society Organisations and traditional rulers. This underscored the reason behind the YIAGA AFRICA advocacy visits to ...

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23 Sep
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Bayelsa Polls: YIAGA AFRICA Parleys Journalists, Calls for Accurate Election Reporting

Ahead of the November 16th Governorship elections in Bayelsa state, YIAGA AFRICA has called on Journalists in Bayelsa state to leverage on accurate data from its Watching The Vote project in reporting election related issues in the state. Recognising the ...

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15 Sep
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International Day of Democracy: YIAGA AFRICA Releases Song, “Democracy”, Featuring Six African Artistes

In celebration of International Day of Democracy, YIAGA AFRICA, the World Movement for Democracy (WMD) and the African Movement of Democracy (AMD) release the single ‘Democracy’ of the Music as a Messenger for Democracy Project. The message in the lyrics ...

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11 Sep
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The Nigeria We Desire, The Future We Deserve – Youth4Peace Nigeria initiative

The Youth from the 36 states of the Federal Republic of Nigeria working in the areas of governance, peace and security convened in Abuja, from the 4th to 6th September 2019 to deliberate on strategies that could be jointly undertaken ...

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10 Sep
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Technical Challenges of 2019 General Elections May Replicate in Kogi, Bayelsa Elections – Moshood Isah

As the Independent National Electoral Commission prepares for its first major election since the 2019 general elections, the issues that plagued the February and March General elections may replicate if not properly addressed. The Bayelsa and Kogi Governorship elections are ...

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09 Sep
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YIAGA AFRICA Concludes Parallel Vote Tabulation Academy 5 for Bayelsa, Kogi Elections

For YIAGA AFRICA’s Watching the Vote Master Trainers, the journey began in 2017 in preparation for the 2017 Governorship elections in Anambra Elections where they were deployed as trainers to all 21 Local Government Areas in the state to train ...

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09 Sep
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How YIAGA AFRICA Watching The Vote will Observe Bayelsa, Kogi Governorship Elections

YIAGA AFRICA’s Watching The Vote (WTV) is a citizens led election observation initiative aimed at enhancing integrity of elections in Nigeria.  WTV works to ensure that citizens understand what happens in the electoral process and how to engage the process ...

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09 Sep
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Watching The Vote Newsletter for August 2019

Inside WatchingTheVote August 2019 Newsletter:    YIAGA AFRICA Presents the Watching the Vote 2019 Election Report, Decries Low Turnout, Poor Election Management, Undemocratic Primaries and Assault on Basic Rights. Bayelsa/Kogi Polls: YIAGA AFRICA Meets Stakeholders, Advocates for Credible, Peaceful Polls ...

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