Low Citizens Awareness, Poor Deployment of Officials Wanes INEC’s Display Claims and Objections Exercise

Summary The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had displayed the Preliminary Voter Register (PRV) in its offices and public spaces across the 774 Local Government Areas, Wards/Registration Areas, and polling units nationwide, from November 6th to November 12th, 2018. The exercise was conducted in line with the provisions of Section 19 of the Electoral Act, 2010…

WATCHING THE VOTE STATEMENT  ON THE OBSERVATION OF THE BYE-ELECTIONS IN BAUCHI, KATSINA AND KWARA STATES

Introduction On November 17, 2018, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) conducted bye-elections in three federal constituencies namely Toro Federal Constituency in Bauchi state, Irepodun/Isin/Eiti and Oke-Ero Federal Constituency in Kwara state, Kankia/Kusada/Ingawa Federal constituency in Katsina state and one state constituency in Cross River State, Ikom state constituency. The bye-election was conducted to fill…

2019: Our experiences in APC, PDP primaries – Young aspirants

Some young aspirants, who contested in the just-concluded election primaries of the two major parties, on Friday narrated their harsh experiences in their parties. The aspirants spoke on the high prices of nomination forms, administrative charges, undemocratic party primaries and female stereotyping among other challenges as they shared their experiences and challenges in the course…

YIAGA AFRICA Commences Performance Evaluation of 8th National Assembly

The YIAGA AFRICA-Centre for Legislative Engagement (YIAGA AFRICA-CLE), in keeping with its mandate of developing a viable legislative institution, is leading several stakeholders from the Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), Academia, Legislature, Media, Enumerators and Data Analysts to evaluate the performance of the National Assembly in the systematic review of the activities of the National Assembly…