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In its efforts to improve the quality and integrity of the voter’s register and to give the public the opportunity to make claims and/or objections, INEC displayed the temporary register of voters across all the 326 wards in Anambra from Tuesday, September 7th to Saturday, September 11th. The commission also organized training for its Election...
Ahead of the November 6th Governorship elections, Yiaga Africa has reiterated the role of  Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) to improve citizens’ participation and bridge the gap between citizens and government. This was revealed during the Parallel Vote Tabulation Academy (PVT) held in Awka, Anambra state to educate CSO leaders on data-driven election observation methodology.  Speaking...
Yiaga Africa commends the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for its consistent effort to improve the quality and transparency of elections particularly in the deployment of technology in the electoral process. INEC had in its quarterly Consultative meeting with Civil Society Organisations (CSO’S) shared its plan to deploy the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) for...
With the continuous voter registration (CVR) still ongoing at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Local Government area centres’, Yiaga Africa’s Watching the Vote (WTV) trained observers continued to observe the process in 151 INEC registration centres across the six geo-political zones. This report includes the findings from the observer reports for the period of...
As part of its pre-election advocacy for credible governorship elections in Anambra state, Yiaga Africa held a roundtable discussion with a cohort of journalists to review the political and security atmosphere in the state while exploring areas of collaboration to increase citizens’ participation.   The roundtable discussion which was held on Wednesday 25th July was led...
Yiaga Africa has commenced its observation of the pre-election environment in Anambra State ahead of the November 6th Governorship election. Through, it’s Watching the Vote (WTV), citizens’ election observation project, Yiaga Africa is tracking and reporting pre-election activities for immediate response by stakeholders. Through the Pre-Election observation, Yiaga Africa will track the efficacy of the...
CLICK TO LISTEN HERE  Ahead of the November 6th Governorship election in Anambra State, Yiaga Africa through its Watching The Vote project has kicked off a citizens engagement radio program. This signals the commencement of voter education and sensitization campaigns for the citizens of Anambra state to ensure improved citizens’ participation for the election. The...
…engages, Media, Security agencies, Political parties Yiaga Africa through its Watching The Vote is strengthening collaboration ahead of the Governorship elections in Anambra State, through strategic stakeholder engagement and advocacy visits to important stakeholders, as the team continues pre-election activities in the state.   During the two-day advocacy, the team engaged the leadership of the...
Yiaga Africa’s election team on Thursday met to review the prevailing realities of COVID-19 and the security situation in some parts of the southeast as the team prepare for the observation of the Anambra Governorship elections. During the meeting which was held in Abuja, the election team also engaged its technical partners in a view...
Issue 1 The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) commenced the Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) exercise on 28 June 2021 with the online pre-registration process. The introduction of online registration created an opportunity for eligible voters to commence their registration process online and subsequently visit an INEC registration centre to complete their full biometric registration. The...
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