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#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...
An NGO, Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement says it will deploy sophisticated Information Technologies (IT) to monitor November governorship election in Anambra. Mr Paul James, the Manager, Training of the NGO, made this known during a one-day workshop for journalists on Wednesday in Awka. James said that the deployment of the sophisticated IT...
Ahead of the upcoming November Gubernatorial Elections in Anambra state, the Youth Initiative for Advocacy Growth and Advancement (YIAGA) has urged elections observers to respect all electoral rules and regulations in the course of observing the elections. YIAGA also said that elections observers should give 100 percent commitment to the process of observing and reporting...
The Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA) recently concluded its 3-day Academy on the Parallel Vote Tabulation (PVT) methodology for its #WatchingTheVote (WTV) project team billed to observe the upcoming Gubernatorial elections in Anambra state and beyond. The academy which had in attendance the Board of YIAGA and the WTV project team had...
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will be decentralizing the Continuous Voters registration to ward Registration centers in Anambra State from the 10th -15th of August 2017, as part of its ongoing nationwide CVR exercise. The CVR will be conducted in the 326 wards in Anambra state in preparation for the November elections in the...
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will commence the CVR exercise on April 27, 2017 in its Local Government Areas offices in all 774 LGAs of Nigeria. The exercise is designed to update the voter register with the registration of citizens who turned 18 after the last voter registration exercise; or those who couldn’t register...
Pre-Election Briefing on the 2016 Ondo Governorship Election Thursday ,November 24, 2016 Delivered at the Royal Birds Hotel, Akure Introduction Ladies and gentlemen of the press, on behalf of the #WatchingTheVote Working Group of the Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA), it is our pleasure to welcome you to this press briefing coming...
Ahead of the Nov. 26 governorship election in Ondo State, the Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC), Mr Olusegun Agbaje, has warned perpetrators of electoral violence to keep off the state. Agbaje issued the riot act in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) by the Media Manager, YIAGA, Mr David Oluwaseun, on...
A group, the Youth Initiative for Advancement, Growth and Advocacy  (YIAGA), has begun training for 18 local government election observers on Watching The Vote (WTV) methodology for the governorship elections in Ondo state.   The Media Manager, YIAGA, Mr David Oluwaseun, said this in a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)...
A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Youth Initiative for Advancement and Advocacy Growth (YIAGA) said it would deploy machinery to ensure transparency and credibility in Nov. 26 governorship poll in Ondo state.   Executive Director of the group, Mr Samson Itodo, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in...

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#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.

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