Pre-Election Survey Report: Citizens Perception on the 2020 Edo State Governorship

Executive Summary • Ahead of the September 19, 2020 governorship elections in Edo state, Yiaga Africa conducted a survey among 657 randomly-sampled phone-owing adult Nigerians (18 years and above) residing in Edo State between 28th July and 3rd August 2020 to gauge their opinions about the impact of COVI9-19 pandemic and the campaign environment on…

Yiaga Africa Watching The Vote Report on Nasarawa Central State Constituency Bye-Election

Yiaga Africa Watching The Vote Report on Nasarawa Central State Constituency Bye-Election: Nassarawa bye-election underscores the complexity of safeguarding public health and electoral integrity Introduction As a precursor to the upcoming 2020 governorship elections in Edo and Ondo states, the  Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) conducted a bye-election on Saturday, August 8, 2020, in the…

INEC Code of Conduct

The Code of Conduct to guide all members of the Inter-agency Consultative Committee on Election Security (ICCES) and their personnel while on electoral duties is spelt out in this document. Electoral duties refer to activities related to elections as established by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), including but not limited to voting at elections,…

INEC POLICY ON CONDUCTING ELECTIONS IN COVID19

The COVID-19 pandemic has had an extensive impact on the electoral process in Nigeria. Not only has it led to far-reaching disruptions in the electoral system, it has also specifically led to the postponement of elections and created uncertainties about scheduled ones. The Commission, cognizant of the profound impact of the pandemic on the electoral…