Category Archives: News

16 Nov
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Watching the Vote Preliminary Situational Statement 2019 Kogi Governorship Election

DOWNLOAD REPORT BELOW PRELIMINARY  SITUATIONAL STATEMENT  2019 KOGI GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION Introduction On November 16, 2019, registered voters in Kogi turned out at the polling units to cast their vote in the 2019 governorship elections organized by the Independent National Electoral ...

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15 Nov
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YIAGA AFRICA Releases Pre-election Press Statement, Deploys 548 Observers for Kogi Elections

Pre-election Press Release on the 2019 Kogi Governorship Election Friday, November 15, 2019 Reverton Hotel, Lokoja  YIAGA AFRICA today briefed the public on its plans to deploy 500 observers on 16 November 2019 to observe Kogi State governorship elections. YIAGA ...

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14 Nov
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Bayelsa/Kogi: Vote Buying and Auctioning of Nigeria’s Electoral Democracy – Tracy Keshi

In less than 24 hours, citizens of Kogi and Bayelsa States are slated to go to the polls to perform their civic responsibilities as they elect a new leadership of their states. Expectations are high, political parties, candidates and their ...

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14 Nov
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Bayelsa Election: Emerging Concerns of Logistics, Voter Inducement, Security Threats, as YIAGA AFRICA Releases Pre-election Press Statement

DOWNLOAD FULL STATEMENT BELOW PRE-ELECTION PRESS STATEMENT FOR KOGI GOVERNORSHIP ELECTIONS  Introduction  Ladies and Gentlemen, it gives us great pleasure to welcome you to the YIAGA AFRICA Watching The Vote (WTV) Pre-Election Press Briefing on the 2019 governorship election in ...

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11 Nov
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Will Kogi/Bayelsa Election be Determine by the Highest Bidder?

……YIAGA AFRICA Releases Third Pre-election Observation Report SUMMARY OF FINDINGS The latest pre-election report looks at key issues facing the Bayelsa and Kogi 2019 election, including indicators of violence, violation of electoral codes, and activities of INEC and political parties. ...

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10 Nov
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YIAGA AFRICA Concludes Training of 1077 Citizen Observers for Bayelsa, Kogi Elections

YIAGA AFRICA under the Watching the Vote (WTV) project has concluded a comprehensive election day observation training for 1077 Citizen Observers in both Kogi and Bayelsa State ahead of the November 16, Governorship elections in both states. Leveraging on the ...

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09 Nov
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Zamfara Assembly Seeks Citizens’ Contributions for Legislative Agenda

As part of its effort to develop a citizen-driven Legislative Agenda in the state houses of assembly with the four youngest speakers in Nigeria, YIAGA AFRICA organized a town hall on Saturday, the 9thof November 2019 to provide technical support ...

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07 Nov
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YIAGA AFRICA Partners Plateau Assembly in Maiden Town Hall Meeting on Citizens Driven Legislative Agenda

Citizens of  Plateau State were provided the opportunity to share their yearnings and aspiration with the state House of Assembly during a town hall meeting in partnership with YIAGA AFRICA in a bid to  develop a Citizen Driven Legislative Agenda. ...

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06 Nov
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Bayelsa/Kogi: YIAGA AFRICA Releases Second Pre-election Observation Report

….Calls on Security Agencies to Tackle threats to election SUMMARY OF FINDINGS With the emerging trends, the election campaigns are becoming more competitive and fiercely contested, WTV observed political party rallies and campaign paraphernalia including billboards and voter education campaigns ...

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02 Nov
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YIAGA AFRICA Trains Researchers for Citizens-Driven Legislative Agenda Survey

In preparation for the development of a Citizens-Driven Legislative Agenda for the four states with the youngest Speakers in Nigeria—Kwara, Oyo, Plateau and Zamfara—YIAGA AFRICA, on Saturday 2nd November, trained researchers residing in these states to administer research surveys in all ...

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