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Fresh from the election observation deployment in Ekiti state, our elections team and cohort of Master trainers are meeting to review strategies ahead of the July 16th, Governorship election in Osun State. Yiaga Africa through its WTV project had deployed its cohort of 41 Master Trainers across LGAs to train 541 citizen observers who observed...
As part of effort to enhance electoral integrity and promote democracies across the world, the National Democratic Institute (NDI) in partnership with Yiaga Africa during the week hosted representatives of fifteen (15) countries at the Global Parallel Vote Tabulation (PVT) Academy to enhance the integrity of election day process through citizen observation. The academy which...
Introduction For the Saturday, June 18 governorship election in Ekiti state, Yiaga Africa employed the Parallel Votes Tabulation (PVT) methodology and deployed 500 observers in pairs to a representative random sample of 250 polling units, 25 mobile observers in all 16 local government areas (LGAs) and 16 LGA results collation observers. This deployment strategy enabled...
Introduction On Saturday, June 18, 2022, Yiaga Africa Watching The Vote (WTV) deployed 500 carefully trained stationary observers and 25 mobile observers to all the 16 Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Ekiti State. To observe the accreditation and voting process as well as to share reports on the general conduct of the election at the...
Introduction Yiaga Africa Watching The Vote (WTV) started its pre-election observation in March 2022 and has released four reports on the state of preparedness, political campaigns, and security threats in the 2022 Ekiti governorship elections. From a Yiaga Africa perspective, the forthcoming June 18th governorship election presents an opportunity to assess the operational implications of...
Yiaga Africa’s Watching The Vote First Osun Pre-Election Observation (PREO) Report On July 16, 2022, the electorates in Osun will  again go to the polls to elect the governor who  will run the affairs of the state for the next four  years. The Osun state election is one of the six  off-cycle elections and the...
Yiaga Africa has urged citizen observers to imbibe the core value of integrity, accountability and transparency during their responsibility as election observers ahead of the Ekiti State Governorship election. Board member of Yiaga Africa’s Watching The Vote (WTV), Ezenwa Nwagwu said this on Thursday, during his visit to various election day observation training centers across...
Yiaga Africa calls on INEC to extend the CVR exercise by three weeks Calls for investigation of allegations of bribery and non-deployment of personnel in some Registration Centers Commends INEC for deploying additional 209 machines to Kano, Lagos and five states in the Southeast 1. As part of efforts to provide independent oversight of the...
Yiaga Africa's pre-election observation press conference
11 days to the Ekiti Governorship Election: Voter Inducement Persists while questions remain around the allocation of Voters to new Polling Units lingers Introduction In exactly 11 days’ time, the residents of Ekiti State will go out to vote in what is likely to be another highly competitive election. The election will be the first...
Ekiti Election; Another Litmus test for INEC on the Adoption of Technology June 18, 2022, Ekiti governorship election will  be the second governorship election where  the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System  (BVAS) will be deployed for the accreditation  of voters. The BVAS has been deployed for the  accreditation of voters in the Isoko-South 1  State Constituency...
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