In April 2022, Yiaga Africa’s Watching The Vote will be training the leadership of Civil Society Organisations in Ekiti State on the deployment of the Parallel Vote Tabulation for the upcoming Ekiti State Governorship election.
In March 2022, Yiaga Africa Watching The Vote team will host a media roundtable with journalists and leadership of Journalists union in Ekiti state to chart pathways on data-driven election reporting and how media can boost citizens confidence to participate in the electoral process.
In March 2022, Yiaga Africa Watching The Vote Board and Management will conduct advocacy visits to Election stakeholders in both Ekiti and Osun States to explore areas of collaborations in a bid to improve citizens participation in the elections.
Towards ensuring that future elections in Nigeria are wholly inclusive, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has began preparation at ensuring that the over 25 million Nigerians with disabilities are catered to in the electoral process. INEC during a capacity building workshop for its Persons Living with Disabilities (PWDs) Desk Officers, in Lokoja, Kogi State,...
#WatchingTheVote is a citizen led election observation initiative aimed at enhancing the integrity of elections in Nigeria using technological tools like sms and evidence-based research methodology tools for election observation.