How Prepared is Nigeria for the 2019 Elections?

YIAGA AFRICA, a non-partisan Civil Society Organization (CSO) committed to deepening electoral integrity and citizens’ participation in elections in Africa has commenced its long term pre election observation (PREO) towards the 2019 General Election under its Watching The Vote (WTV) election project. YIAGA AFRICA’s WTV has dutifully observed the pre-election environment and electoral process in…

YIAGA AFRICA RELEASES THIRD PRE-ELECTION OBSERVATION REPORT

DOWNLOAD FULL REPORT BELOW  Osun Election: PRE-ELECTION OBSERVATION REPORT 3 Executive Summary YIAGA AFRICA’s Watching The Vote (WTV) is the largest non-partisan and independent movement of citizens observers committed to electoral integrity and playing an active role in the Osun 2018 governorship election. On August 3rd 2018, YIAGA’s WTV deployed Long-Term Observation (LTOs) to Osun…

YIAGA AFRICA’s WatchingTheVote Releases Pre-Election Obseration Report 2

DOWNLOAD FULL OSUN PRE-ELECTION OBSERVATION FINDINGS 2 BELOW Osun Election : Pre-Election Observation Report 2 Executive Summary The period leading to 2018 Governorship election in Osun State remains a politically charged period with several pre-election activities for the 2019 elections underway. As part of Watching The vote (WTV) long-term observation effort, WTV Long Term Observers…

OSUN Election: YIAGA AFRICA Releases First Pre-Election Observation Report

Reporting Period : July 20 – August 16, 2018 Executive Summary YIAGA AFRICA, a non-governmental, civil society organization committed to promoting electoral democracy and citizens participation, is conducting a comprehensive, long-term pre-election observation of Osun 2018 Governorship election under the Watching the Vote (WTV) project. The pre-election observation commenced in July 20, 2018 by 31 WTV…

YIAGA Africa’s WatchingTheVote Releases Third Pre-Election Observation Report

DOWNLOAD FULL REPORT HERE The July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State, South West Nigeria is critical for many reasons especially because it is one of the few governorship elections that would be conducted before the 2019 general elections. Hence, it is a test-run for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)’s preparedness to conduct a…

YIAGA AFRICA ISSUES SECOND PRE-ELECTION OBSERVATION REPORT

YIAGA Africa’s WatchingTheVote has encouraged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ekiti state, to increase its Voter education campaign to reduce Vote buying. This is contained the WTV second Pre-Election Observation report released to the public as the report also recommends that Political parties should adhere to electoral laws during campaigns. Read report of…

Ekiti 2018 :YIAGA AFRICA Warns Against Violence, Vote Buying in 1st Pre-Election Observation Report

KEY FINDINGS FROM REPORTING PERIOD ONE- May 25 – June 7, 2018 SUMMARY FINDINGS YIAGA AFRICA in conducting a comprehensive, long-term pre-election observation of Ekiti 2018 Governorship election under the Watching the Vote (WTV) project deployed 24 long term observers in the 16 Local Government Areas in the State to observe the pre-election environment. This…