Constitution Review: Liberalizing the electoral process with Independent Candidature By Samson Itodo

The Nigerian National Assembly recently passed the independent candidature bill in the ongoing constitutional amendment. This is coming on the heels of avalanche of reports on electoral reforms recommending the introduction of independent candidacy into Nigeria’s electoral system. Without doubt, there is broad national consensus on the need for Nigeria to join the comity of…

INEC Chairman Prof Yakubu Commends YIAGA on Elections Observation

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Professor Mahmood Yakubu has commended the Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA) for its tremendous effort towards promotion of Transparency and citizens’ participation through election observation and recommendations towards a better electoral system in Nigeria. Professor Yakubu revealed that he is pleased and impressed with…

YIAGA Urges INEC to Sustain Decentralized Voters Registration

#WatchingTheVote team under the Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth & Advancement (YIAGA), has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to sustain the gains of the decentralized Continuous Voters Registration (CVR) exercise in Anambra across the country to give citizens equal opportunity to be registered. While ensuring a common ground for all eligible citizens by…