Category Archives: News

02 Oct
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YIAGA AFRICA Takes Youth Affirmative Action Discourse  to Nigerian Universities

The passage of the #NotToooYoungToRun law has amongst other things opened the political space for young women and men and young persons with disabilities to participate in decision making process. The #NotTooYoungToRun law has inspired a new wave of youth ...

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30 Sep
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2019 Elections: Imperativeness of Voter Education on Vote buying – Idris Muhammed

  Electoral process is the main pillar of democracy just as as the voter is the most important stake holder in the election process. The main aim of electoral process is to ensure free, fair and credible election and to establish ...

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30 Sep
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Osun election: YIAGA AFRICA Validates INEC Results, Decries Harassment during Supplementary Elections

Having successfully deployed 500 Polling Unit Observers, 31 roving observers and 30 Collation Observers for the Osun Governorship elections, YIAGA Africa’s WatchingTheVote  has validated the official results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC) saying, the  announcement on votes ...

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30 Sep
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Not Too Young To Run Movement kicks against automatic tickets, calls for free and fair party primaries

In the days ahead, political parties will conduct primaries to field candidates for the 2019 general elections. Whilst some of the parties have published timetables for the conduct of their primaries, others are yet to make their timetable public. The ...

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28 Sep
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Osun Rerun: Statement on Results Announcement 2018 Osun Gubernatorial Election

Introduction On 23 September 2018 the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared the September 22 Osun Governorship Election as inconclusive. On Thursday 27 September 2018, rerun elections took place in seven polling units where INEC had cancelled the election.  YIAGA ...

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28 Sep
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Osun rerun: YIAGA Africa indicts APC in election reports

The Nigerian citizens-led election observation group, #WatchingTheVote has released a damning report on the rerun gubernatorial election in Osun state and indicted the All Progressives Congress (APC). The reports of the observations of YIAGA Africa was signed Dr. Aisha Abdullahi, ...

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27 Sep
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YIAGA AFRICA WATCHINGTHEVOTE PRELIMINARY STATEMENT ON 2018 OSUN GOVERNORSHIP SUPPLEMENTARY ELECTION

 Introduction Following INEC’s declaration of 2018 Osun Governorship Election as inconclusive, the commission conducted rerun elections on Thursday 27 September 2018 in 7 polling units where election was cancelled on Saturday 22 September 2018. YIAGA AFRICA Watching the Vote deployed ...

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27 Sep
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#ReadyToRun: YIAGA AFRICA Hosts Round Table with Young Aspirants in Ibadan

The #NotTooYoungRun Act has abolished the constitutional impediment to the political participation of young people in the electoral process.  However, how does it transcend into an actual increase in the qualitative and quantitative representation of the teeming youth population in ...

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26 Sep
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Statement on Results Announcement 2018 Osun Gubernatorial Election

Protocols Introduction Ladies and Gentlemen, it gives us great pleasure to welcome you to the YIAGA AFRICA Watching The Vote (WTV) press briefing on the WTV statement on result announcement by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on the 2018 ...

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23 Sep
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Preliminary Process Statement on the 2018 Osun Gubernatorial Election

Introduction Ladies and Gentlemen, On behalf of YIAGA AFRICA #WatchingTheVote (WTV), we welcome you to the second in the series of the press briefings to share the WTV findings on the election day process as observed by the WTV polling ...

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