We Will Overcome Vote Buying, INEC Assures

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has assured that it would overcome the menace of vote buying, which it described as cancer and a threat to the electoral process. Chairman of the commission, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, stated this in Abuja at a voter enlightenment programme, WatchingTheVote Election Series II, put together by the Youth Initiative…

Duly Elected or Duly Purchased? WatchingTheVote Launches Report on Vote Buying and Selling During Ekiti Guber polls

During the official launch of the report on Vote buying and selling at the Ekiti Governorship Elections, YIAGA AFRICA’s WatchingTheVote called for laws to address loopholes in the electoral process especially vote buying. The report was launched by the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu during the WTV election dialogue …

YIAGA AFRICA PRE-ELECTION OBSERVATION FINDINGS AND PLANS FOR ELECTION OBSERVATION

Osun State, Nigeria- The period leading to 2018 Governorship election in Osun State remains a politically charged period with several pre-election activities for the 2019 elections underway. With 48 political parties contesting the 22nd September, Osun Governorship election and a total of 1, 682, 495 registered voters, the State presents important political dynamics to look…

AY, Banky W, Uti, BasketMouth, Waje, Light Up Uniport as INEC, YIAGA AFRICA Take Voter Education to South-South

Ebitimi Banigo Auditorium of the University of Port Harcourt was filled to the brim as over 2000 students turned up for the YouthVotesCount Campus Outreach program for South-South along with Star Celebrities, Ayo Makun; AY, Banky Wellingnton; Banky W, Waje and Bright Okpocha, also known as BasketMouth. It was an electric atmosphere with celebrities as…