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…

YIAGA’s Watching The Vote (WTV) Pre-Election Statement on Election Security for the Governorship Election in Anambra State

On Saturday, 18th November 2017, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is scheduled to conduct the governorship election in Anambra State. The YIAGA WTV is closely monitoring events as they unfold, with respect to INEC’s preparedness, engagement with all stakeholders, as well as the conduct of all stakeholders with statutory responsibilities towards the conduct of…

ANAMBRA POLLS: YIAGA RELEASES THIRD PRE-ELECTION OBSERVATION REPORT

KEY FINDINGS FROM REPORTING PERIOD THREE October 20 – November 2, 2017 Executive summary The Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA), a non-governmental, not-for-profit organization devoted to electoral democracy and citizen’s participation, is playing an active role in the Anambra 2017 governorship election. On September 27, YIAGA deployed Long-Term Observation (LTOs) to Anambra…

INEC Assures Observer Group of Support

….As Commission deploys Non-sensitive materials The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has assured Watching The Vote team of the Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA) and every other election observer group of its maximum support at the upcoming November 18, Governorship Election in Anambra state. This was revealed on Wednesday by INEC Head…

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…