Category Archives: News

18 Jul
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Coalition of United Political Party (CUPP), Direct Primaries and Implication on Youth Candidacy – by Ibrahim Faruk

As preparations for the 2019 general elections kick off, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on 9 July 2018 formed a coalition with 38 other political parties in the country named the Coalition of United Political Party (CUPP). The Coalition was ...

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16 Jul
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The Moment #WatchingTheVote VERIFIED Ekiti Governorship Elections

It’s just few Hours after the announcement of the Official Results of the Ekiti Governorship Elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) The Cameras are set, and the world is eager to know the Outcome of YIAGA AFRICA’s WatchingTheVote ...

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15 Jul
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#WatchingTheVote Verification Statement on the 2018 Ekiti Gubernatorial Election

Protocols Introduction Ladies and Gentlemen, it gives us great pleasure to welcome you to the YIAGA AFRICA Watching The Vote (WTV) Verification Statement of the 2018 governorship election in Ekiti. This press briefing is the fourth in a series of ...

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14 Jul
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#WatchingTheVote Preliminary Process Statement on the 2018 Ekiti Gubernatorial Election

Protocols Introduction Ladies and Gentlemen, it gives us great pleasure to welcome you to the YIAGA AFRICA Watching The Vote (WTV) Evening Statement on the Process of the 2018 governorship election in Ekiti. This press briefing is the third in ...

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14 Jul
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#WatchingTheVote Mid-day Situational Statement on the 2018 Ekiti Gubernatorial Election

Introduction YIAGA AFRICA #WatchingTheVote (WTV) is observing the 2018 governorship election in Ekiti state. YIAGA WTV deployed 500 carefully trained stationary observers and 24 mobile observers in all the 16 local government areas (LGAs) in Ekiti state. YIAGA AFRICA also ...

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12 Jul
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#WatchingTheVote Pre-Election Press Statement on the 2018 Ekiti Gubernatorial Election

YIAGA Africa today presented its #WatchingTheVote (WTV) project and deployment plans for the Saturday, July 14, Ekiti state gubernatorial election. On Election Day, YIAGA Africa will employ the parallel vote tabulation (PVT) methodology – the gold standard for citizen observation. ...

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11 Jul
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Africa Anti – Corruption Day: YIAGA Africa Task Citizens on a United Front Against Corruption

…Scores Nigerian Government Low ….Charges AU leadership to reevaluate strategy for Africa At the launch of 2018 as the African Anti-Corruption year in July 2017 by the African Union, at its 29th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of ...

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10 Jul
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YIAGA AFRICA’S Pre-Election Observation Findings #3- Press Release

YIAGA AFRICA today released its third report on the pre-election environment in Ekiti State as part of the Watching the Vote Pre-Election Observation or PREO project.  The report summarizes findings from 24 long-term observers who have been deployed in all ...

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08 Jul
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Ekiti 2018: Election Observation  Increases  Credibility – INEC PRO tells YIAGA AFRICA

Ahead of the July 14th Governorship Elections in Ekiti State, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said, the commitment of election observers will add value to the credibility of the electoral process. The Commission’s Public relations officer IN Ekiti ...

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02 Jul
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YIAGA Africa AFRICA’s #WatchingTheVote builds National Structure to observe the 2019 General Elections

WatchingTheVote (WTV) has successfully built a National Structure to observe the 2019 Elections. All is set for the Observation of 2019 general elections after WTV successfully recruited and trained 48 State Focal Points across all the 36 States of Nigeria. ...

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