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Yiaga Africa commends the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for its consistent effort to improve the quality and transparency of elections particularly in the deployment of technology in the electoral process. INEC had in its quarterly Consultative meeting with Civil Society Organisations (CSO’S) shared its plan to deploy the Bimodal Voter Accreditation System (BVAS) for...
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...
…engages, Media, Security agencies, Political parties Yiaga Africa through its Watching The Vote is strengthening collaboration ahead of the Governorship elections in Anambra State, through strategic stakeholder engagement and advocacy visits to important stakeholders, as the team continues pre-election activities in the state.   During the two-day advocacy, the team engaged the leadership of the...
Yiaga Africa’s election team on Thursday met to review the prevailing realities of COVID-19 and the security situation in some parts of the southeast as the team prepare for the observation of the Anambra Governorship elections. During the meeting which was held in Abuja, the election team also engaged its technical partners in a view...
#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...
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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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