YIAGA Releases Second Pre-Election Observation Report (PREO-2)

Key Findings of Reporting Period two October 2- October 19 2017 INTRODUCTION The Anambra 2017 Governorship election represents the fifth off-cycle governorship election after the 2015 general elections. The Youth Initiative for Advocacy Growth and Advancement (YIAGA) is conducting a comprehensive, long-term pre-election observation of Anambra’s 2017 Governorship election under the Watching the Vote (WTV)…

Over 8m PVCs yet to be collected – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has revealed that over eight million printed Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) are still waiting for collection by their respective owners. Chairman of the Commission, Prof Mahmoud Yakubu, made the disclosure when the European Union Electoral Follow-up Mission to Nigeria, Civil Society Organizations and other stakeholders compared notes with the…

Pre-Election Observation and Impact on Credible Polls – Moshood Isah

While there has been appreciable improvement in Nigeria’s electoral process in recent years, every election no matter how small usually serve as a litmus test towards what can be described as ‘almighty’ 2019 general elections. As the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC), political parties and other election stakeholders continue to prepare for the November 18 Gubernatorial…

Pre-election observation and impact on credible polls – Moshood Isah

While there has been appreciable improvement in Nigeria’s electoral process in recent years, every election no matter how small usually serve as a litmus test towards what can be described as ‘almighty’ 2019 general elections. As the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC), political parties and other election stakeholders continue to prepare for the November 18 Gubernatorial…

Anambra Elections: YIAGA Deploys 27 Pre-Elections Observers in all Anambra LGAs

Ahead of the November 18 gubernatorial election in Anambra State, the Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA) deployed long-term observers under its WatchingTheVote (WTV) project in every of the 21 Local Government Areas of the State to observe the pre-election environment using a checklist that is carefully designed to cover all aspects of the pre-election…