Category Archives: statement

23 Feb
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NATIONAL SECURITY: BUHARI HAS SO FAR, FAILED

Introduction Nigeria is in dire straits. All over the country, Nigerian citizens, including children, are killed daily by terrorists and criminals as well as in extra-judicial killings by state actors with the government doing little or nothing about it. The ...

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11 Feb
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Yiaga Africa Marks 14 Years of Civic Activism for Sustainable Democracy and Development  

 Today, 7th February 2021 we celebrate 14 years of civic activism, movement building and sustained advocacy for purposeful leadership and transformative politics. As we reflect on our purpose-driven journey that started from being a student union at the University of ...

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03 Feb
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2023: NotTooYoungToRun Movement Press Statement on Youth Political Participation and Leadership

  February 3rd, 2021 Press Release On May 31st, 2018, President Muhammadu Buhari signed the Not Too Young To Run (Age Reduction) Bill into law, which reduced the age requirement for contesting for the Office of the President, House of ...

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07 Dec
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Bye-Elections: Low Turnout, Commercialization of Votes, Assault on Voting Rights underlines the need to Prioritize Electoral Reforms

Bye-Elections: Low Turnout, Commercialization of Votes, Assault on Voting Rights underlines the need to Prioritize Electoral Reforms Introduction The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on December 5, 2020 conducted bye-elections into Six Senatorial Districts (Bayelsa Central, Bayelsa West, Imo North, ...

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05 Dec
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Yiaga Africa Pre-election Statement on the December 5, 2020 Bye-Elections

 Yiaga Africa Pre-election Statement on the December 5, 2020 Bye-Elections Friday, December 4 2020   Introduction Yiaga Africa has deployed citizens election observers to observe  the rescheduled bye-elections scheduled for Saturday December 5, 2020 in six senatorial districts; (Bayelsa Central, ...

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11 Oct
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Process and Results Verification Statement on the 2020 Ondo Governorship Election

Introduction On October 10, 2020, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) conducted the 2020 Ondo governorship election. Yiaga Africa Watching The Vote (WTV) deployed its Parallel Vote Tabulation (PVT) methodology to ensure the integrity and sanctity of the ballot were ...

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10 Oct
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Yiaga Africa Watching The Vote, Situational Statement on the 2020 Ondo Governorship Election

Introduction On Saturday, October 10, 2020, Yiaga Africa Watching The Vote deployed 600 carefully trained stationary observers and 28 mobile observers in all 18 local government areas (LGAs) of Ondo state to observe the voting process and share reports on ...

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08 Oct
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Pre-election Press Statement on the 2020 Ondo Governorship Election

Introduction On October 10, 2020, the people of Ondo state will go to the polls to elect a governor in what promises to be a keenly contested election and the second governorship election conducted by INEC amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

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20 Sep
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Yiaga Africa’s Watching The Vote Process and Results Verification Statement on the 2020 Edo Gubernatorial Election

It is with great pleasure that we welcome you to Yiaga Africa’s Watching The Vote (WTV) Statement on the Process and Results of the 2020 governorship election in Edo. This press briefing provides updated data on the midday situational report on the 2020 Edo governorship ...

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19 Sep
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Yiaga Africa Watching The Vote Situational Statement on the 2020 Edo Governorship Election

Introduction On Saturday 19, September 2020, Yiaga Africa WTV deployed 500 carefully trained stationary observers and 25 mobile observers in all the 18 local government areas (LGAs) in Edo state to observe the voting process and share reports on the ...

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