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…

Election observation: As Liberia decides is there something we can learn from Kenya? – Samson Itodo

Skeptics of election observation received a boost with the Kenya Supreme Court judgment nullification of the August 8th, 2017 Presidential elections. The court ruled that the election was not conducted in accordance with established procedures by the election management body hence the directive that Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) conducts a fresh election into the…

Anambra guber: AD did not submit candidates names before deadline – INEC

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that the Alliance for Democracy (AD) did not submit necessary forms and details of its candidates for Anambra governorship election before the deadline for submission. INEC Director of Publicity and Voter Education, Mr Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)…

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…