Election Security: WatchingTheVote team Engages Nigerian Police, NSCDC, Ewi of Ado-Ekiti

Security remains a very important aspect of elections as it determines the safety of Election materials, Officials, Electorates and every other election stakeholder. As a matter of fact, Elections may not happen without adequate security of all election stakeholders before, during and after the elections. To ensure successful deployment of observers and effective all-round security…

Ekiti 2018 :YIAGA AFRICA Warns Against Violence, Vote Buying in 1st Pre-Election Observation Report

KEY FINDINGS FROM REPORTING PERIOD ONE – May 25 – June 7, 2018 SUMMARY FINDINGS YIAGA AFRICA in conducting a comprehensive, long-term pre-election observation of Ekiti 2018 Governorship election under the Watching the Vote (WTV) project deployed 24 long term observers in the 16 Local Government Areas in the State to observe the pre-election environment. This…

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.…

Not Too Young To Run Movement to Host Celebration Conference

Celebrating People, Power and Democratic Renewal The celebration conference is hosted by the Not Too Young To Run movement to celebrate effective activism and underscore the inestimable value of citizens-state engagement in enhancing the quality of democratic politics in Nigeria. Leaders from political society, civil society, state institutions, academia, international community and media will converge…

254 Days to 2019 Elections: Electronic Collation and Transmission of Election Results

By Anthonia Adi Nigeria needs a better electoral system that will eliminate rigging; electoral fraud, and other irregularities to ensure free, fair, credible and transparent electoral process, and this can be done by the adoption and use of electronic collation and transmission of election result. Electronic collation and Transmission of election results is the use…