Ekiti CVR: Slow Start, Poor Adherence to Guidelines, Political Parties Apathy Characterizes Process – YIAGA Africa

As part of preparations towards the July 14, 2018 governorship election in Ekiti State, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) stepped down the ongoing Nationwide Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) exercise to the 177 ward registration centers in the State. This is geared towards ensuring that as many citizen that are eligible, are given the opportunity…

Citizens Call for Creation of More Centers, Intensive Sensitization as INEC ends CVR Q1 2018

In continuation of its efforts to deepen citizen participation ahead of the 2019 general elections, YIAGA AFRICA deployed citizen observers across the 36 states and the FCT since the commencement of the continuous voters registration exercise on Thursday, April 27, 2017. The Continuous Voters Registration Exercise (CVR) as conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission…

CVR: YIAGA AFRICA’s #WatchingTheVote Issues Interim Report on INEC’s Display, Claims and Objection Exercise

YIAGA AFRICA #WatchingTheVote (WTV) Interim Report on the Display, Claims and Objection Exercise Conducted by INEC from Monday, March 26 to Saturday, March 31, 2018 YIAGA AFRICA, formerly known as Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth & Advancement is a civic organization promoting democracy, governance and development in Africa through advocacy, research and capacity building. Our…

Citizens Call for Creation of More Centers, Intensive Sensitization as INEC ends CVR Q1 2018

 YIAGA AFRICA #WatchingTheVote (WTV) Interim Report on the Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) for the Period January 09 to March 06, 2018  YIAGA AFRICA, formerly known as Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth & Advancement is a civic organization promoting democracy, governance and development in Africa through advocacy, research and capacity building. Our goal is to build…

Ekiti Guber Polls: INEC issues Notice for Election

Even though, subtle campaigns and declaration of intention to run for public office in has started long before now, the Independent National Electoral Commission has officially declared open, campaign and political activities leading to the elections. As reported by The Punch, INEC has issued Notice of election for the July 14, 2018 governorship election in…