Improvements In Election Result Management In Nigeria

I want to thank Yiaga Africa for inviting me to give the Keynote Address on this occasion of the release of its report on the Election Result Analysis Dashboard (ERAD). This is the first of its kind in Nigeria and Yiaga Africa and Channels Television have once more confirmed that they are leading organizations in...
Executive Summary Ekiti and Osun governorship elections are unique as they were the last of the seven off-cycle elections before the 2023 general election. Due to the strategic importance of both elections to the 2023 general election, it is not surprising that both elections elicited high interest and attention of stakeholders that outpaces the level...
Executive Summary Held on February 12, 2022, The FCT Area council election was the first to be organized by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the year. Unlike in the 36 states where state electoral commissions organize the council elections, the FCT Area council elections are statutorily conducted by INEC. 68 elective positions were...
The Anambra Governorship election is one of the 8th off-cycle governorship elections outside the conventional electoral cycle in Nigeria. Like other off-cycle elections, Anambra presented a learning opportunity for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), to test-run some of its innovations in elections administration and assess their effectiveness in promoting electoral integrity. Scheduled to hold...
Yiaga Africa’s Watching The Vote Third Osun Pre-Election Observation (PREO) Report The July 16th Osun State Governorship election is coming on the heels of the just-concluded Ekiti governorship election, which poll watchers and other election stakeholders have judged as an improvement from the November 2021 Anambra governorship election and the February 2022  FCT local council...
With the continuous voter registration (CVR) still ongoing at the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Local Government area centres’, Yiaga Africa’s Watching the Vote (WTV) trained observers continued to observe the process in 151 INEC registration centres across the six geo-political zones. This report includes the findings from the observer reports for the period of...
For Saturday 24 July 2021, Yiaga Africa’s Watching the Vote (WTV) deployed trained, accredited roving observers to observe the process across the 20 LGAs and 37 LCDAs in the State. Though Yiaga Africa did not deploy the Parallel Votes Tabulation (PVT) Methodology for the Lagos LGA elections, it deployed a robust election observation methodology that...
The Edo and Ondo governorship elections in 2020 were the first state-wide elections conducted in a pandemic in Nigeria. The elections were conducted amidst intensifying concerns for public health safety with both states experiencing rising numbers of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the period leading to the elections. Both elections were significant for different reasons...
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