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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 State. WTV post -election with CSO and media in Anambra The charge was given by...
In a bid to document the lessons, successes and challenges experienced during the Anambra governorship election, Yiaga Africa’s Elections Team conducted a post-election debrief with its observers to chart pathways for an improved electoral process.  The debrief which was held in Awka, the Anambra state capital, provided an opportunity for its Watching The Vote State...
Moshood Isah (right) was one of the Watching The Vote observers at the just-concluded Anambra governorship election.
Recent elections in Nigeria have continued to reveal how increasingly difficult it is to manipulate the process either by politicians or electoral officials. This may not be unconnected to the improving synergy between electoral stakeholders and continuous deployment of technology to enhance further transparency while blocking loopholes that can be exploited for electoral manipulation. There...
INTRODUCTION Yiaga Africa’s post election press conference for Anambra Governorship election On Saturday, November 6, the people of Anambra state went to the polls to elect a governor that would lead the state for the next four years. Yiaga Africa employs the Parallel Vote Tabulation (PVT) methodology – the gold standard for citizen election observation...
Introduction On Saturday 6, November 2021, Yiaga Africa Watching the Vote (WTV) deployed 500 carefully trained stationary observers and 27 mobile observers to polling units across the 21 Local Government Areas of Anambra state. The observers were deployed to observe the election day process from the set-up of polling units to the counting and posting...
On November 6, 2021, the people of Anambra State will go to the polls to elect a governor in what promises to be a very competitive election. The Anambra governorship election will be the first state-wide elections to be conducted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) since the expansion of voter access to polling...
Yiaga Africa's Press conference on Pre-election observation report
8 Days to the Anambra Election: Security concerns remain while INEC & Election Stakeholders Intensify Election Preparatory Activities and Voter Education Yiaga Africa’s pre-election observation efforts in the fourth reporting period focused on three (3) emerging trends that are likely to impact the conduct of the election. These include election preparatory activities by stakeholders, election...
Anambra Election: Commissioner Of Police Hosts Yiaga Africa Vows To Protect Election Stakeholders
Anambra State, Commissioner of Police, Echeng Eworo Echeng earlier today hosted a leading Civil Society Organisation (CSO) on election observation, Yiaga Africa in Awka as he Vowed to protect all election stakeholders ahead of the polls. The Governorship election is scheduled to hold on 6th November 2021 amidst security concern. While admitting the peculiarity of...
Yiaga Africa Watching The Vote Pre-Election Observation (PREO) Three
Yiaga Africa Watching The Vote Pre-Election Observation (PREO) Report Three With the November 6th, 2021 Anambra governorship election fast approaching, the incessant insecurity issues bedevilling the state continues to pose serious concerns with respect to the conduct of the election. The insecurity in the state may be related to the activities of the secessionist agitators,...
In its efforts to improve the quality and integrity of the voter’s register and to give the public the opportunity to make claims and/or objections, INEC displayed the temporary register of voters across all the 326 wards in Anambra from Tuesday, September 7th to Saturday, September 11th. The commission also organized training for its Election...
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