Welcome to #WatchingTheVote Data Centre, Ekiti Day We received Two INEC National Commissioners

YIAGA AFRICA is excited to receive National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Charge of South-West Nigeria, Prince Adedeji Solomon Soyebi at #WatchingTheVote (WTV) Data Centre in Ado-Ekiti. The National Commissioner in charge who oversees the Ekiti Governorship Elections visited the data centre to see for himself preparation of WTV team. The…

#WatchingTheVote Pre-election Press Statement on the 2018 Ekiti Gubernatorial Election

YIAGA Africa today presented its #WatchingTheVote (WTV) project and deployment plans for the Saturday, July 14, Ekiti state gubernatorial election. On Election Day, YIAGA Africa will employ the parallel vote tabulation (PVT) methodology – the gold standard for citizen observation. WTV will deploy 500 stationary observers to a representative statistical sample of 250 polling units…

Ekiti 2018: Election Observation Increases Credibility – INEC PRO tells YIAGA AFRICA

Ahead of the July 14th Governorship Elections in Ekiti State, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said, the commitment of election observers will add value to the credibility of the electoral process. The Commission’s Public relations officer IN Ekiti State, Taiwo Gbadegesin said this on Wednesday while addressing YIAGA Africa’s WatchingTheVote Master trainers in…

Election Security: WatchingTheVote team Engages Nigerian Police, NSCDC, Ewi of Ado-Ekiti

Security remains a very important aspect of elections as it determines the safety of Election materials, Officials, Electorates and every other election stakeholder. As a matter of fact, Elections may not happen without adequate security of all election stakeholders before, during and after the elections. To ensure successful deployment of observers and effective all-round security…

YIAGA AFRICA’s #WatchingTheVote set to build National Structure to observe the 2019 General Elections

Ahead of the 2019 General Elections, YIAGA AFRICA’s WatchingTheVote (WTV) has concluded plans to train 48 recruited State Focal Points (SFP) representing the 36 States and the Federal Capital Territory on the Parallel Vote Tabulation (PVT); a special election day observation methodology that deploys statistics and information and communication technology to systematically observe the election.…