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Yiaga Africa has called on the leadership of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and media in Osun State to arm themselves with the knowledge of the Electoral Act 2022 and the Nigerian Constitution in order to engage citizens from an informed perspective. This call was made by its Board member, Ezenwa Nwagwu on Thursday in Osogbo...
Following the successful conduct of the just concluded 2022 Ekiti and Osun State Election, Yiaga Africa is returned to Ekiti and Osun for a one-day debriefing meeting with State Focal Points (SFPs) and Local Government Area (LGA) Supervisors to appraise the project and for participants to share experiences and lessons learnt from the recent election....
The Ekiti Governorship election may have been won and lost but Yiaga Africa has charged residents of the state to lead a drive towards solution activism rather than lament over challenges of democracy.  This charge was made on Monday by Board member of Yiaga Africa, Ezenwa Nwagwu during a post-election debrief meeting with the leadership...
Introduction For the Saturday, July 16 governorship election in Osun state, Yiaga Africa employed the Parallel Vote Tabulation (PVT) methodology and deployed 500 observers in pairs to a representative random sample of 250 polling units, 32 mobile observers in all 30 local government areas (LGAs) and 30 LGA results collation observers. This deployment strategy enabled...
Introduction On Saturday, July 16, 2022, Yiaga Africa Watching The Vote (WTV) deployed 500 carefully trained stationary observers and 32 mobile observers to all the 30 Local Government Areas (LGAs) in Osun State to observe the accreditation and voting process as well as present its assessment on the general conduct of the election and credibility...
Introduction Yiaga Africa Watching The Vote (WTV) started its Pre-Election observation (PREO) in April 2022. Three reports on the state of preparedness, political campaigns, and security threats in the 2022 Osun governorship elections have been released since the commencement of the PREO. Yiaga Africa notes that the July 16 Governorship election provides an opportunity for...
Its barely 4 days to the Osun Governorship election and preparation by stakeholders is approaching its climax. In a last-ditch effort to mobilize citizens participation for the July 16 polls, foremost Civil Society Organisation and election observer group, Yiaga Africa conducted a voter education outreach to markets in Osogbo and Ede Local Government of Osun...
On June 28, 2021, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) commenced the online registration of Nigerians who turned 18 (fresh registrations) or had never registered since the 2019 General Elections as well as Nigerians seeking to transfer their registrations, apply for replacement for defaced or lost PVCs and information updates on the register. On June,...
The Desperation of Contending Political Parties could threaten the Integrity of the 2022 Osun Governorship Elections Introduction In the weeks leading to the 16 July 2022 governorship election in Osun state, the major political parties have intensified their campaigns deploying both legal and illegal antics in an attempt to win the race to the Government...
Yiaga Africa’s Watching The Vote Third Osun Pre-Election Observation (PREO) Report The July 16th Osun State Governorship election is coming on the heels of the just-concluded Ekiti governorship election, which poll watchers and other election stakeholders have judged as an improvement from the November 2021 Anambra governorship election and the February 2022  FCT local council...
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