Category Archives: News

06 Mar
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YIAGA AFRICA TRAINS OVER 1000 PARTY AGENTS FOR YOUNG CANDIDATES 

As part of YIAGA AFRICA’s work under her support to Youth Candidates project, we are providing strategic support to young men and women running for various position in the 2019 General elections through the Not Too Young To Run movement. ...

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27 Feb
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YIAGA AFRICA Watching The Vote Statement on the 2019 Presidential Election Results

YIAGA AFRICA Watching The Vote (WTV) today briefed the public on the findings from its parallel vote tabulation: a gold standard citizen observation methodology that employsed statistics and information communication technologies to enable YIAGA AFRICA to provide an independent estimate ...

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25 Feb
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YIAGA AFRICA Watching The Vote Statement on Voter Turnout and Results

YIAGA AFRICA undertook the Watching The Vote project to provide Nigerian citizens, presidential candidates, political parties, civil society and INEC with independent information about whether the official results for the February 23, 2019 presidential election truly reflect the ballots cast ...

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25 Feb
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ELECTIONS AND PERENNIAL CHALLENGE OF LOGISTICS AND SECURITY – Moshood Isah

“These were not the elections Nigerians wanted; they were not the elections Nigerians expected; and, most importantly, they were not the elections Nigerians deserved. Our election commission must improve its capacity to deliver credible elections and our political parties must ...

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24 Feb
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YIAGA AFRICA Watching The Vote Preliminary Press Statement

Introduction Ladies and Gentlemen, distinguished guests – welcome to the YIAGA AFRICA Watching The Vote (WTV)’s Preliminary Press Conference on the conduct of the 23 February 2019 presidential election. This briefing is the fourth in a series of planned press ...

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24 Feb
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YIAGA AFRICA WatchingTheVote Preliminary Statement on the 2019 Presidential Election

Press Release YIAGA AFRICA on 24 February 2019 presented its preliminary findings on the conduct of the 23 February presidential election to the Nigerian public and assembled media. According to YIAGA AFRICA , the 23 February presidential election was characterized ...

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23 Feb
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YIAGA AFRICA Watching The Vote Press Statement on Set-Up of Polling Units

Introduction This morning, YIAGA AFRICA deployed 3,906 observers throughout the country to every state and all 774 local government areas (LGAs). This is inclusive of the 3,030 parallel vote tabulation (PVT) observers deployed in pairs to a random, representative statistical ...

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23 Feb
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Watching The Vote Mid-day Situational Press Statement for 2019 Presidential Elections

(as of 12 noon Saturday 23 February 2019) Introduction Ladies and Gentlemen, distinguished guests – welcome to the YIAGA AFRICA Watching The Vote (WTV)’s Mid-day Situational Press Statement on the ongoing Presidential Election. This briefing is the third in a ...

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21 Feb
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YIAGA AFRICA WATCHING THE VOTE STATEMENT ON INEC’S PREPAREDNESS FOR THE RESCHEDULED ELECTIONS AND WTV DEPLOYMENT PLAN

Ladies and Gentlemen, distinguished guests – welcome to the YIAGA AFRICA Watching The Vote (WTV)’s Press Conference on INEC’s preparedness for the elections and WTV observation plans for the presidential election on 23 February 2019. This briefing is the second ...

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19 Feb
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2019 Polls: Welcome to #WatchingTheVote Parallel Vote Tabulation National Data Center

In Nigeria, the largest citizen movement committed to credible elections has set-up a huge Parallel Vote Tabulation National data center for the 2019 Presidential election. The aim according to the Project Director, Cynthia Mbamalu is to provide accurate and timely ...

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