Category Archives: News

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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01 Jul
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 YIAGA AFRICA Partners INEC on Campus Outreach, Voter Education Program, YouthVotesCount

BasketMouth, A.Y, Omolola Jakade-Ekeinde, and Helen Paul call on students to register and collect their PVCs On 25th June 2018, even though the rains have come to stay, it was a bright sunny day in the city of Lagos, Nigeria. The ...

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29 Jun
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#NotTooYoungToRun Celebration Conference : Optimism as Campaign Launches ReadyToRun

The atmosphere was colorful as the Not Too Young To Run movement, Strategy team, Coordinators, Partners, political bigwigs, young aspirants, lawmakers, most notably the speaker of House of Representatives Hon. Yakubu Dogara turned up to celebrate the success of the ...

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26 Jun
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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, ...

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14 Jun
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Ready To Run Movement: Another Opportunity For Young People To Make A Statement

Written by Uzor Darlington  Recently, there have been a lot of claims from the ruling elites in Nigeria that young people are not ready to run for elective political office, allegedly due to lack of experience and capacity. However, there ...

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14 Jun
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PRESS RELEASE: VICTORY FOR THE ANTI-CORRUPTION CRUSADE

Another Victory for Anti-Corruption Fight The war against corruption in Nigeria recorded another victory as two ex-governors were convicted for misappropriation of public funds. Jolly Nyame was convicted by a high court of the Federal Capital Territory to serve a ...

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