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Yiaga Africa has vowed to collaborate with Civil Society Organisations in Osun State to promote electoral transparency ahead of the July 16th Governorship election in the state.  The Organisations’s head of elections project, Paul James said this during an engagement with Civil Society Organisations tagged Parallel Vote Tabulation academy on Wednesday in Osogbo, Osun State....
Yiaga Africa has urged the Citizens of Ekiti State not to devalue their citizenship to mere tokenism in form of gift items and money from politicians ahead of the June 18th Governorship elections in Ekiti State. The quality of citizenship is being debased by the exchange of votes for money or gift items, thus citizens must...
Executive Summary The 2022 Ekiti State gubernatorial election will take place on June 18, 2022, to elect a new Governor for Ekiti State. The primaries were conducted between January 4 to 29, 2022 where the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) party nominated Mr. Abiodun Oyebanji in a direct primary on January 27 while the People’s...
“the membership of the National Assembly is an investment because most of us sold our houses to get to the Senate… the maturity is there but it is the ability to recoup whatever you spent legitimately that is the problem” – Adolphus Wabara, Former Senate President.  “for political parties, the sale of nomination forms is...
Ahead of the Ekiti Governorship elections scheduled to hold on 18th June 2022, Yiaga Africa through its Watching The Vote project has kicked-off a citizens engagement program on radio to encourage conversations on informed citizens participation in the upcoming elections. The Radio program tagged “WatchingTheVote Hour” is hosted on Fresh FM 106.9 Ekiti, every Wednesday...
As part of its effort to promote a peaceful, credible and citizens-driven elections in Osun State, Yiaga Africa has paid advocacy visits to key election stakeholders in the state in a bid to build collaborations to improve citizens participation. During the advocacy led by Yiaga Africa’s Board and Management, the team visited the Osun State...
—– Deploys 31 Long Term Observers Ahead of the July 16th Osun Governorship election, Yiaga Africa has trained and deployed 31 Watching the Vote (WTV) Long Term Observers (LTOs) across all 30 Local Government Areas in the state to observe and provide information on the level of preparations and other pre-election activities by all election’s...
Civil Society Organisations in Ekiti state have made a commitment to mobilise first time voters to participate in the upcoming Governorship elections on June 18th in the State. The commitment was extracted from the representative CSO leaders in the state during the Parallel Vote Tabulation Academy organised by Yiaga Africa in Ado-Ekiti, the state capital...
Ahead of the July 16th Governorship Election in Osun state, Yiaga Africa has called on journalists in Osun state to eschew sensationalism in their elections reportage in order not to put fear in the minds of the electorate and to avoid overheating the polity.  The call was made by Yiaga Africa’s Board member, Ezenwa Nwagwu,...
The data of newly registered voters released by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is, to say the least, surprisingly low for a Continuous Voters Registration exercise that kicked off ten months ago; June 2021 to be precise. According to the commission, as at 14th January 2022, over two million five hundred thousand Nigerians completed...
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