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.…

Is the Integrity of Nigeria’s 2019 Elections Under Threat?

YIAGA AFRICA, a non-partisan Civil Society Organization (CSO) committed to deepening electoral integrity and citizens’ participation in elections in Africa is currently observing the pre-elections environment with 822 Watching the Vote (WTV) long-term observers deployed in each of the 774 Local Government Areas (LGAs). YIAGA AFRICA’s WTV is a comprehensive election observation initiative spanning through…

HOW PREPARED IS NIGERIA FOR THE 2019 ELECTIONS?

YIAGA AFRICA, a non-partisan Civil Society Organization (CSO) committed to deepening electoral integrity and citizens’ participation in elections in Africa has commenced its long term pre election observation (PREO) towards the 2019 General Election under its Watching The Vote (WTV) election project. YIAGA AFRICA’s WTV has dutifully observed the pre-election environment and electoral process in…

WATCHING THE VOTE STATEMENT ON THE OBSERVATION OF THE BYE-ELECTIONS IN BAUCHI, KATSINA AND KWARA STATE

Introduction On November 17, 2018, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) conducted bye-elections in three federal constituencies namely Toro Federal Constituency in Bauchi state, Irepodun/Isin/Eiti and Oke-Ero Federal Constituency in Kwara state, Kankia/Kusada/Ingawa Federal constituency in Katsina state and one state constituency in Cross River State, Ikom state constituency. The bye-election was conducted to fill…