The undersigned Civil Society groups commend the swift action taken by the National Assembly upon resumption to review its position on direct primaries as the sole mode for nomination of candidates in the Electoral Bill 2021. At today’s plenary, the...Read More
Ahead of the Federal Capital Territory Area Council elections, the FCT Resident Electoral Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Alhaji Yahaya Bello has reiterated the commitment of INEC to partner with Yiaga Africa and other credible Civil Society...Read More
Civil Society Statement on the need for the National Assembly to Act with Dispatch on the Electoral Bill on Resumption from Recess 17 January 2022 On Sunday 16 January 2022, the undersigned Civil Society Organizations hosted a Citizens’ Townhall Forum...Read More
Following the President’s decision to decline assent to the Electoral Bill 2021, civil society groups undertook an in-depth and comprehensive review of the bill to ensure all editorial, drafting and cross-referencing gaps are addressed. The review identified drafting errors, repetition...Read More
Yiaga Africa has charged the leadership of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and the media in Anambra State to address the poor political culture which led to the abysmally low turnout in the just concluded November 6th Governorship elections in the...Read More
#WatchingTheVote is a citizen led election observation initiative aimed at enhancing the integrity of elections in Nigeria using technological tools like sms and evidence-based research methodology tools for election observation.