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 State, Taiwo Gbadegesin said this on Wednesday while addressing YIAGA Africa’s WatchingTheVote Master trainers in…

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, during and after the elections. To ensure successful deployment of observers and effective all-round security…

YIAGA AFRICA’s #WatchingTheVote set to build National Structure to observe the 2019 General Elections

Ahead of the 2019 General Elections, YIAGA AFRICA’s WatchingTheVote (WTV) has concluded plans to train 48 recruited State Focal Points (SFP) representing the 36 States and the Federal Capital Territory on the Parallel Vote Tabulation (PVT); a special election day observation methodology that deploys statistics and information and communication technology to systematically observe the election.…

YIAGA Africa Deploys Pre-Election Observers to all 16 Local Government Area in Ekiti State

….to recruit observers from sampled polling units Having Observed the Political party primaries in Ekiti State, YIAGA’s Watching The Vote (WTV) project has also trained and deployed Long Term Observers (LTO) to observe the pre-election environment in Ekiti State. The Long Term Observers are also expected to recruit polling unit observers from sampled polling units.…

Ekiti REC Excited Over WatchingTheVote Election Observation Deployment Plan

….as WTV pays Advocacy visit to INEC, Police The Ekiti state Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Prof Abdul-Ganiyu Olayinka has said he is excited over YIAGA Africa’s WatchingTheVote (WTV) plan to deploy technology to observe the upcoming Ekiti State Governorship Elections. The REC lauded YIAGA Africa’s WTV electoral reform effort, saying the information and data provided…