Anambra Elections: YIAGA PARLEYS WITH MEDIA TO PROMOTE CITIZENS ENGAGEMENT AND ACTIVE PARTICIPATION IN THE ELECTION

#WatchingTheVote team had a successful roundtable discussion with 20 media houses cutting across Radio, Television and Print media in Anambra state.  The aim of the discussion is to establish partnership with the media practitioners in the State and to discuss a media plan for effective coverage of Pre-election and election day activities. The media representatives…

Anambra Poll: INEC Deadline for Submission of Candidates’ Name Expires

The deadline fixed for political parties to submit the names of their candidates to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the November 18 governorship election expired yesterday. The management of the electoral umpire met yesterday to formally receive the list of candidates being submitted by the parties. According to the timetable issued by the…

‘Election no be war’ — 2baba sues for peace ahead of Anambra guber poll

Innocent ‘2baba’ Idibia has started a peace campaign to promote Anambra governorship election on November 8. Idibia on Thursday inaugurated the “Vote Not Fight, Election No Be War” campaign. Addressing journalists in Awka, Idibia stressed the need for all to work together to prevent needless loss of lives before, during and after the election. “Since…

2019: INEC, Stakeholders Strategize On Security, Public Enlightenment on Radio

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), in collaboration with Friedrich Ebert Stiftung Foundation (FES), has commenced a three-day Train-The-Trainer workshop on Security Design and Development for Training officers from the 36 states and FCT in Enugu. This is as the commission announced take off of public enlightenment programmes on…