2019 Elections: YIAGA Africa’s #WatchingTheVote Commences Structures Formation Nationwide

As part of preparations for observation of the 2019 general elections, YIAGA Africa’s #Watching the Vote (WTV) Project has commenced recruitment of volunteers across the 36 States including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) who would serve as State Focal Points (SFPs) on the project. The SFPs will coordinate and manage the election observation recruitment as…

INEC begins second quarter CVR

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) yesterday began the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) for the second quarter of 2018 in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). The exercise commenced at the Karu centre at about 11 a.m. despite the presence of many people eager to be registered. People had gathered at the centre as early as 8…

2019: INEC targets 80 million voters

Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday said that the commission was targeting registration of 80 million Nigerians in the Continuous Voter Registration (CVR) ahead of the 2019 . The Chairman of the INEC, Prof Mahmood Yakubu, said this at a dialogue with a coalition of Civil Society Organisations in Abuja . Yakubu, who was…

Electronic Transfer Of Poll Results : Massive Step Forward

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) recently stated that results collated at the polling units would be electronically transmitted during the 2019 general elections. Electronic transmission of results is no doubt commendable considering its potency in authenticating veracity of results as well as relevance in discouraging alteration of results at the polling units as well…