YIAGA AFRICA WATCHING THE VOTE STATEMENT ON THE 2019 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION RESULTS

YIAGA AFRICA Watching The Vote (WTV) today briefed the public on the findings from its parallel vote tabulation: a gold standard citizen observation methodology that employsed statistics and information communication technologies to enable YIAGA AFRICA to provide an independent estimate of the vote shares that each party received within a narrow range. Estimates were based…

YIAGA AFRICA Press Release on the 2019 Presidential Election Results

TRANSCORP HILTON, ABUJA, Nigeria – YIAGA AFRICA Watching The Vote (WTV) today briefed the public on the findings from its parallel vote tabulation: a gold standard citizen observation methodology that employsed statistics and information communication technologies to enable YIAGA AFRICA to provide an independent estimate of the vote shares that each party received within a…

YIAGA AFRICA Watching The Vote Statement on Voter Turnout and Results

YIAGA AFRICA undertook the Watching The Vote project to provide Nigerian citizens, presidential candidates, political parties, civil society and INEC with independent information about whether the official results for the February 23, 2019 presidential election truly reflect the ballots cast at polling units. The YIAGA AFRICA Watching The Vote (WTV) is “Driven by Data –…

YIAGA AFRICA Watching The Vote Preliminary Statement on the 2019 Presidential Election

Press Release – YIAGA AFRICA on 24 February 2019 presented its preliminary findings on the conduct of the 23 February presidential election to the Nigerian public and assembled media. According to YIAGA AFRICA , the 23 February presidential election was characterized by many of the same shortcomings that have marred previous national elections in Nigeria.…

YIAGA AFRICA Watching The Vote Press Statement on Set-Up of Polling Units

Introduction This morning, YIAGA AFRICA deployed 3,906 observers throughout the country to every state and all 774 local government areas (LGAs). This is inclusive of the 3,030 parallel vote tabulation (PVT) observers deployed in pairs to a random, representative statistical sample of 1,515 polling units. This deployment will enable YIAGA AFRICA to independently verify the…

Watching The Vote Mid-day Situational Press Statement for 2019 Presidential Elections

Introduction Ladies and Gentlemen, distinguished guests – welcome to the YIAGA AFRICA Watching The Vote (WTV)’s Mid-day Situational Press Statement on the ongoing Presidential Election. This briefing is the third in a series of planned press conferences to be hosted by YIAGA AFRICA. This statement will contain detailed statistics covering critical aspects on the commencement…

YIAGA AFRICA’S Watching The Vote Mid-Day Situational Press Conference on the 2019 Presidential Election

Mid-day Situational Press Statement (as of 12 noon Saturday 23 February 2019) Introduction Ladies and Gentlemen, distinguished guests – welcome to the YIAGA AFRICA Watching The Vote (WTV)’s Mid-day Situational Press Statement on the ongoing Presidential Election. This briefing is the third in a series of planned press conferences to be hosted by YIAGA AFRICA.…